We are thrilled to unveil a brand new programming element for SXSWedu 2017 that brings to life a focus on designing the learning experience. SXSWedu's inaugural Learn by Design competition celebrates projects that are revolutionizing the way space interacts with learners to facilitate the best learning outcomes. Learn by Design was created to encourage designers and educators to work together to discover design-based solutions to challenges within education.
SXSWedu is excited to share that we will be traveling to Singapore this month to participate in the inaugural EdTechXAsia Summit, November 8-9, 2016.
With so much change taking place in education over the past decade, today's entrepreneurs are poised to impact the landscape and help influence the classrooms of tomorrow like never before. Educators are interested in new solutions to reach learners, students are taking control of their learning experience, investors are backing innovations across the vertical and there is a thriving enthusiasm for new tools and strategies to improve learning outcomes.
The seventh annual SXSWedu will return to Austin, March 6-9, 2017, for four days of compelling sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy-centered discussions, business opportunities, networking and so much more! Register to attend by Friday, October 21 at 11:59pm PT to save $200 off the walk-up rate, and book your hotel through SXSW Housing & Travel for the best availability.
We are beyond excited to share the biggest programming announcement of the season! Today's news includes 240+ sessions accepted through PanelPicker, in addition to our first keynote, Chris Emdin, several new featured sessions, film screenings, social events and more. Browse through the full announcement and start building your personal schedule for March 6-9, 2017!
Over the years, the massive participation in the PanelPicker process has led to a greater understanding of the topics and trends on the minds of education professionals. With more than 1,300 PanelPicker proposals submitted and nearly 40K public votes cast, this year is no different.
We've worked hard to reduce financial barriers for teachers and education professionals wishing to attend the March event. Here's an inside look on how to experience SXSWedu on a budget!
The deadline to submit a Playground display application for consideration has been extended through end of day, Sunday, September 25. Get the inside scoop on displaying and submit your application for consideration today!
Much of the programming that takes place at SXSWedu in March is fueled by participation of the greater education community and there are several opportunities available. Take a moment to learn more about the current options available to discover the best fit for your goals at SXSWedu, March 6-9, 2017. Please be mindful of the deadlines associated when considering each participation opportunity.
This week we announced the first set of speakers confirmed for the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival. Here's a quick recap of the news as well as an early look at the program for March!