Category Archives: SXSWedu

SXSW Edu PanelPicker™ — This Year’s Edition

Panel-Picking time again for next year’s SXSW Edu Conference! SXSW Edu is the “stepchild” of the massive South by Southwest (SXSW) conferences. Whereas the triple-threat package of SXSW Music, Film, and Interactive Festivals bring hundreds of thousands of attendees, our … Continue reading

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Day 3 Doodles —Wrapping Up SXSW Edu 2021

Day 3 came & went and SXSW Edu 2021 is done. If we were in Austin, we would have seen the 2 tell-tales sign of SXSW shifting gears to welcome the SXSW Interactive & Film Festivals, which start up the … Continue reading

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Doodling Day 2, SXSW Edu Online 2021

Following my personal Day 2 tradition, I started later and went to fewer sessions. Amazing how quickly conference fatigue can start to slow me down. These doodle notes from yesterday likewise show a little fatigue towards the end of the … Continue reading

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Back in the Doodle Again — SXSW Edu 2021 Online

It’s March — time for SXSW! Of course, 2021 turns out to be 2020 redux so far for large public gatherings. That is — still no live SXSW in Austin. Everything that can be has been moved online to help … Continue reading

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Travel in the Time of COVID-19

with apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez Okay, travel ain’t love and COVID-19 ain’t cholera. But my planned travel back to Austin for SXSW Edu certainly earned some caution from friends. I must admit I felt some mild trepidation regarding going … Continue reading

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PanelPicker Evaluations Progress Report: 40 down, 30 to go

30 more presentation proposal evaluations to complete for the SXSW Edu Advisory Board, that is. In my role as a member of the SXSW Edu Advisory Board, I review and evaluate proposals for next year’s conference’s presentations. I’ve got 70 … Continue reading

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SXSW Edu 2020 PanelPicker™ Now Open

Send a boy to summer camp — okay, not summer camp, send me to next spring’s SXSW Edu 2020 as a speaker. Every year, hundreds of educators, ed tech innovators and entrepreneurs, students, and others interested in education submit proposals … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2019 — Doodle-notes, part 2

More of my doodle-notes from this year’s Land of A-Ha’s — SXSWedu — complete with audio recordings if you want to follow along in the notes. Future of College Admissions? Storytelling Reeta Gupta CirkledIn   As colleges move past dependence … Continue reading

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SXSWedu 2019 — Doodle-notes, part 1

You know about my SXSWedu doodle-notes and you may even have examined past ones that I’ve posted. I’ll admit I’m slightly out of practice this time around (and forgot my doodle-book entirely one day), but here are a few from … Continue reading

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Post-SXSWedu Post: 1 Week Later

Has it really been a week? Yes, one week ago today, I was wrapping up my 2019 SXSWedu experience the closing party at Maggie Mae’s with tacos and beers. Once again, it was a marvelous conference, invigorating and energizing me … Continue reading

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