Thursday Oct 29th, 2015

Friday, November 6: Deadline for SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Written by Jessica MacCall

The deadline to apply for SXSWedu's startup competition, LAUNCHedu, is this Friday, November 6. LAUNCHedu showcases innovations in education with a fast-paced, live startup competition. The fifth annual LAUNCHedu program will take place at SXSWedu, March 7-10, 2016 in Austin, Texas.

Wednesday Oct 21st, 2015

SXSWedu First Programming Announcement: Keynote, Sessions and More!

Written by Jessica MacCall

SXSWedu is thrilled to reveal the first big programming announcement for the 2016 Conference & Festival, March 7-10 in Austin, Texas. The announcement includes the opening keynote, several featured sessions, film screenings, and more than 190 sessions selected from PanelPicker including the Policy Forum, Playground Talks and Hands On...

Monday Sep 21st, 2015

Display Opportunities in the SXSWedu Playground

Written by Jessica MacCall

With a spirit of innovation and the onset of new tools and technologies such as 3D printing, wearables, robotics, programming and 'smart' materials, today's educators are redefining how classroom learning looks and operates. Adopting new pedagogical models and DIY mindsets, these educators encourage students to learn through discovery and problem...

Monday Aug 10th, 2015

LAUNCHedu Application Open: Education Startups Apply

Written by Jessica MacCall

As new technologies and solutions continue to shake up the education landscape, startups are poised to disrupt and improve traditional models for learning. In just a few years, the education industry has become a top targeted vertical for VC funders. Beyond investors, schools and educators are increasingly on the look...

Monday Jul 27th, 2015

SXSWedu Registration Opens August 3

Written by Jessica MacCall

SXSWedu focuses in on the world of teaching and learning, convening a diverse community that ranges everywhere from students, classroom teachers and university professors to policy makers, startups, filmmakers and business leaders. The four-day event takes place in Austin right before SXSW Interactive and Film, March 7-10, 2016.