Below are the many tools available to help you connect in and around SXSWedu 2013. Designed to meet the needs for each attendee, these tools reinvent the education conference experience, helping make SXSWedu interactive and personalized.

PanelPicker Several exciting interfacing improvements have been made to PanelPicker, the robust online submission form for SXSWedu programming suggestions. The entry process for submitting proposals opens Wednesday, August 1 and the last day to enter proposals for consideration is Friday, August 31.

Following the submission entry time period, the SXSWedu community will have the opportunity to review, comment and share the session proposals they are interested in and vote to influence the decision making process for programming at SXSWedu 2013.


A social media platform designed specifically for SXSWedu registrants to help you get ready for SXSWedu. eduSOCIAL is the way to meet and network with fellow registrants leading up to SXSWedu 2013.

Find colleagues, clients, partners, or make new connections using eduSOCIAL’s search and messaging features.

SXSWedu Mobile App

The official SXSWedu mobile app, presented by McGraw_Hill Education, is the best tool for getting the most out of attending the SXSWedu Conference & Festival. The app is available for download on iPhone, iPad and Android platforms.

The app allows you to view and build your schedule, see a map of what’s happening, how to get there and more! Using the SXSWedu 2013 Mobile App, you can browse the entire 2013 schedule, create and save filters based on type and venue or search using keywords. Additionally, the app allows you to build your ideal schedule online and sync it directly to your devise. View floor plans of the Hilton Austin Downtown and related event maps. Learn more about speakers, presenters and their sessions by browsing the searchable index, and find information about conference workshops and social events.

SXSWedu Online Schedule

The SXSWedu online schedule will help you navigate through all of the events taking place at the 2013 SXSWedu Conference & Festival. Use the online schedule to browse Concurrent Sessions times and locations, panel content, speaker bios and more!

Online Program Guide

Recall your participation at SXSWedu 2012 or catch a glance of all the excitement you missed in the online, flippable program magazine. The 2012 program magazine was distributed to SXSWedu’s 2,000+ attendees.

To learn about advertising in the SXSWedu 2013 program magazine please email


Discover the trailblazing speakers featured in the past at SXSWedu. Watch video highlights of the 2012 Keynotes and Distinguished Speakers. Visit the about page to get a better idea of what happens at SXSWedu.


Miss out on SXSWedu 2012? Access audio recordings of past sessions to catch the conversations that sparked excitement at last year's event.

1. Photo by Steven Grandos. 2. Photo by David Turnball. 3. Photo by Virgil McCullough.