Exciting news for SXSWedu 2017 is here! We are pleased to announce the 10 startup finalists that have been selected to compete in the sixth annual Launch competition. Additionally, the online schedule of sessions and events is also now available for you to explore by date, time and location. We've also added a number of films, Policy Forum sessions, mentors, summits and more for the Conference & Festival.
Attention Speakers! Record a 1-2 minute video telling the community the name of your SXSWedu session and why the discussion is important. We'll repost your video through the official SXSWedu social media accounts.
The new year has arrived which means that the seventh annual SXSWedu Conference & Festival is just around the corner, March 6-9, 2017. As March approaches, we'll be serving up bite-sized highlights from the program to help you discover content and topics of interest.
Today's highlights include some of the most popular topics on the program, filtered through the lens of event tags.
Best-selling author and 21st-century learner, Tim Ferriss will keynote SXSWedu 2017 in a conversation moderated by Charles Best, Founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org. In an intimate fireside chat titled, The Secrets of Accelerated Learning and Mastery” Ferriss, the author of recently published Tools of Titans, will explore his commitment to the quest for knowledge.
Student registration and group (5+) rates available for SXSWedu, March 6-9, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Learn more now!
As 2016 comes to an end, we are taking a moment to look back at some of the most compelling education conversations of the year by reviewing the most popular SXSWedu videos from 2016. From the inspirational and personal stories to the thought-provoking ideas, it was an honor to host such a unique lineup of speakers and conversations this past March in Austin.
The Expo will return for a fifth year at SXSWedu 2017. The unique and high-energy event features more than a hundred exhibitors, student performances, a student startup competition and opportunities for personal and professional development through session programming and coaching. As we look towards March, we'll be seeking participants to fuel the various elements of the event. Learn more and get involved today!
SXSWedu 2017 Film deadline is approaching, submit your film by December 6! If you are joining us in 2017, add a few of the newly announced films to your schedule. Stay tuned for more announcements!
National Field Director, Andrew Brennen, joined the Student Voice team with the vision of curating a national student voice movement. He is currently taking a gap year from UNC Chapel Hill where he studies Strategic Communication with the the School of Media and Journalism to embark on a Student Voice Tour.
SXSWedu Housing & Travel offers low conference rates for attendees. Not only do we block rates at some of downtown Austin's finest properties, but our knowledgeable staff of local Austinites can help you and your team get the accommodations you need to make your SXSWedu a success.