SXSWedu Distinguished Speakers: David Robinson, Michael Williams, Neeru Khosla and Constance Yowell

Written by Jessica MacCall | Tuesday Feb 5th, 2013
<span class="caption right"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/D%20Robinson%20Pic%20%281%29.jpg" width="157" height="220" alt="" class="image-medium" />*David Robinson. <br />Photo by Mark Humphries* </span>The final four SXSWedu [Distinguished Speakers]( for March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas have been announced! They are Founder and Chairman of The Carver Academy [David Robinson](, Texas Commissioner of Education [Michael Williams](, Co-Founder and Executive Director of CK-12 Foundation [Neeru Khosla]( and Director of Education for U.S. Programs with the MacArthur Foundation [Constance Yowell]( In addition to the prominent names wrapping up the 2013 Distinguished Speakers, SXSWedu has also revealed a number of exciting new [social]( and [networking]( events. The new programming includes the [Google Lounge & Co-Working Space](, the [SXSWedu Blogger Lounge]( hosted by Compass Learning, [Breakfast in the Park](, a number of [Meet Ups]( and more! <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/news/image/eduFILM_icon_orange.jpg" width="100" height="100" alt="" class="floatleft" />An exciting new element for SXSWedu 2013 is education related film screenings, which will be featured during the event at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - The Ritz. Visit the [SXSWedu Film Screening]( page to learn more about the accepted films and watch the trailers now! Learn more about all the 2013 SXSWedu Conference & Festival events on []( now! Register to [attend]( before **Friday, February 8 to save almost 15% off** the walkup registration rate and choose from the best selections of available [hotels]( for March 4-7 in Austin, Texas.