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.
We are excited to share that Sara Goldrick-Rab will keynote, more than one hundreds sessions have been added to the program, the Playground displays have been selected plus tons of other great announcements for the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival taking place March 6-9, 2017 in Austin, Texas.
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.