Schedule Overview

Below is a brief overview of the schedule for SXSWedu 2016. As the season progresses, changes and updates to the schedule will be listed here. A complete and detailed lineup of programming and events will be released in January when the Online Schedule goes live.

Check out the program section of the website for an in-depth look at SXSWedu 2016.

Sunday, March 6

4:00pm - 8:00pm | Registration and Badge Pickup

6:00pm - 8:00pm | Early Bird Social


Monday, March 7

Opening Keynote - Temple Grandin

8:00am - 8:00pm | Registration and Badge Pickup

11:00am - 12:00pm | Opening Keynote - Temple Grandin

12:00pm - 5:00pm | Playground

12:00pm - 6:00pm | Industry Hub

12:30pm - 6:00pm | Sessions & Workshops

12:30pm - 6:00pm | Summits

12:30pm - 6:00pm | Policy Forum

12:00pm - 6:00pm | Mentors

7:30pm - 11:00pm | SXSWedu Opening Party


Tuesday, March 8

8:00am - 6:00pm | Registration and Badge Pickup

9:00am - 5:00pm | Expo

Tuesday Keynote - Ayah Bdeir

9:30am - 10:30am | Keynote - Ayah Bdeir

10:00am - 5:00pm | Playground

10:00am - 6:00pm | Industry Hub

11:00am - 6:00pm | Sessions & Workshops

11:00am - 6:00pm | Summits

11:00am - 6:00pm | Policy Forum

11:00am - 6:00pm | Mentors

2:00pm - 4:00pm | Launch Competition Lightning Round

6:00pm - 8:00pm | Startup Showcase

*SXSWedu Conference & Festival schedule is subject to change.

Wednesday, March 9

8:00am - 6:00pm | Registration and Badge Pickup

Wednesday Keynote - Jane McGonigal

9:30am - 10:30am | Keynote - Jane McGonigal

10:00am - 5:00pm | Playground

10:00am - 6:00pm | Industry Hub

11:00am - 6:00pm | Sessions & Workshops

11:00am - 6:00pm | Summits

11:00am - 6:00pm | Policy Forum

11:00am - 6:00pm | Mentors

2:00pm - 3:00pm | Launch Competition Showdown Round

7:30pm - 11:00pm | Launch Party & Winners Announcement


Thursday, March 10

9:00am - 12:00pm | Registration and Badge Pickup

9:00am - 12:00pm | Playground

9:30am - 12:00pm | Sessions & Workshops

9:30am - 12:00pm | Summits

9:30am - 12:00pm | Policy Forum

9:30am - 12:00pm | Mentors

12:30pm - 3:00pm | Closing Program

2:30pm - 5:30pm | SXSWedu Closing Reception