Keynote

Written by Jessi | November 19, 2014

Exciting News & Announcements for SXSWedu 2015!

SXSWedu is excited to share an exciting lineup of news and announcements for the 2015 event, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. This lineup includes the reveal of summits (a brand new facet of programming coming to SXSWedu), the second keynote announcement, eduFILM screenings, the 2015 sponsors and so much more!

Panel photo by Robert Santos
Written by Jessi | October 14, 2014

More Than 150 Sessions, Opening Keynote, Featured Sessions, eduFILM Screenings and Playground Presentations Announced!

SXSWedu is beyond thrilled to release the first big programming announcement for the 2015 SXSWedu Conference & Festival, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas. This news includes more than 150 sessions, the 2015 opening keynote, a diverse lineup of featured sessions, the first of many compelling eduFILM screenings, Playground Talks and Hands On presentations. Check out all of the goodness now and register to attend the event before the upcoming discount deadline.

SXSWedu 2014 Keynotes
Written by Julia | April 8, 2014

Diving into SXSWedu 2014 Keynotes

Have you checked out the Featured Sessions already and want more ways to re-live all the amazing content from SXSWedu 2014? All of this year's Keynotes presentations are now available for you to watch and enjoy! Whether you’re interested in civil rights through education, the role of technology in the classroom, or are looking to be inspired-- the 2014 Keynotes have something for you!

Written by Jessi | February 18, 2014
Tags: Keynote

Rod Paige To Keynote SXSWedu Wednesday, March 5

Every year SXSWedu seeks to highlight thought provoking speakers with the goal of bringing today’s leading issues in education to light. On Wednesday, March 5, Rod Paige will take the SXSWedu stage for an enlightening Keynote conversation, moderated by Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune, addressing a number of topics, most notably the perspective that education is the civil rights issue of the 21st century.

Keynote Conversation with Norma & Vivienne Ming
Written by Jessi | January 7, 2014

Vivienne & Norma Ming Announced to Keynote SXSWedu + More Featured Speakers

SXSWedu is thrilled to announce Norma and Vivienne Ming to Keynote SXSWedu 2014 in addition to Featured Speaker additions, Jeffrey Charbonneau, Paula Kerger and Francisco Cigarroa! Keynote and Featured Speakers at SXSWedu are noteworthy presenters selected to spotlight unique perspectives, leading topics and trends in education today. Learn more about the thought leaders revealed in today’s announcement now!

Charles Best
Written by Patrick | October 17, 2014
Tags: Keynote

Charles Best of DonorsChoose.org to Be Opening Keynote

SXSWedu is thrilled to announce that our opening keynote speaker on March 9 will be Charles Best, of DonorsChoose.org.

Charles, a history teacher from the Bronx, founded DonorsChoose.org in 2000 with the goal of making it easy for anyone to donate to schools in need. Public school teachers, all across America, post various classroom projects on the site and anyone can make a donation, large or small. When a school project reaches its funding goal, the materials are shipped to the school for teacher and student use.

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