SXSW 2018 Updates and SXSW EDU Announcements

As your SXSW 2018 guru here are the current SXSW 2018 Updates and SXSW EDU’s newest announcements.

SXSW 2018 Registration, Deadlines for Submissions and Updates:

  • SXSW 2018 badge prices increase on Friday, October 20th; the badge price will increase after midnight. To purchase a badge click here.
  • There’s still time to submit a Showcase Application before the final deadline on October 20th.
  • Final deadline for film submissions is on Friday, October 20th.
  • The SXSW 2018 schedule is now live, click here to view the newly posted schedule.
  • SXSW Conference announced programming with over 700 sessions.


Today SXSW EDU announced more than 220 sessions that have been selected via PanelPicker for the 2018 SXSW EDU Conference & Festival. To give you a little background on SXSW EDU each year they look to the community to help program the Conference & Festival. This summer over 1,400 session ideas were submitted. Voting and evaluation took place in three parts: community, SXSW EDU Advisory Board and SXSW EDU staff review. As a result more than 220 sessions and over 500 speakers today for SXSW EDU.

Below are more highlights from today’s announcement provided by SXSW EDU:

For more information on SXSW 2018 click here.