News and Updates

Christopher Emdin to Keynote SXSWedu
Written by Jessica MacCall | October 19, 2016

Huge News for SXSWedu 2017: Keynote, PanelPicker Sessions + More!

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!

SXSWedu SXSWedu October Community Update [INFOGRAPHIC]
Written by Jessica MacCall | October 5, 2016

SXSWedu October Community Update Featuring PanelPicker Trends Available [INFOGRAPHIC]

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.

SXSWedu Playground VR/AR photo by Jack Reed
Written by Jessica MacCall | September 12, 2016

Apply to Participate: Learn More About the Opportunities at SXSWedu 2017

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.

Jahana Hayes, John Maeda, Rachel Goslins, William McRaven & Laura Weidman Powers
Written by Jessica MacCall | September 6, 2016

Announcing Jahana Hayes, John Maeda, Rachel Goslins, William McRaven & Laura Weidman Powers

We're thrilled to announce the first wave of speakers for SXSWedu, March 6-9, 2017 in Austin, Texas! Today's announcement includes the 2016 National Teach of the Year, Jahana Hayes, American designer, technologist and catalysts behind the national movement to transform STEM to STEAM, John Maeda, Smithsonian's newly appointed Director of the Arts & Industries Building, Rachel Goslins, University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven, and CODE2040's co-found and CEO, Laura Weidman Powers.