<span class="caption right"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/IMG_7231.jpg" width="220" height="147" alt="" class="image-medium" />*Photo by Steven Grandos*</span>The [SXSWedu Conference & Festival](http://sxswedu.com/) is a platform for the many different facets of the education community to connect and collaborate, taking place March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas. ####Limited Hotel Availability A limited number of [hotel](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend/hotels) rooms are still available for SXSWedu, March 4-7. These rooms can be reserved through the [SXSWedu Housing Desk](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend/hotels) in [eduSOCIAL](http://social.sxswedu.com/). Register to [attend](http://sxswedu.com/attend) SXSWedu and book your room today! ####Socials and Networking Events A number of new SXSWedu [festival](http://sxswedu.com/festival) components have recently been announced for the 2013 SXSWedu Conference & Festival. These exciting [social](http://sxswedu.com/schedule/socials) and [networking](http://sxswedu.com/festival/networking) events are a reflection of the wide variety of stakeholders who share a passion for innovations in learning. ####Future Plans 2013 Exhibitors Announced The college institutions and career [exhibitors](http://www.sxswedu.com/future-plans-college-career-fair-exhibitors) for the free and open to the public event, [Future Plans College & Career Fair](http://www.sxswedu.com/festival/future-plans), **Tuesday, March 5**, in the Austin Convention Center have been announced. The [exhibitors](http://www.sxswedu.com/future-plans-college-career-fair-exhibitors) will help empower area students and their families with practical information regarding their options beyond high school.