See you at SXSW

See you at SXSW

We’re gearing up for SXSWedu and Interactive this week, where we’ll be connecting with thinkers and doers in education, healthcare, government, and technology. If you’ll be there, we’d love to meet up on these topics and more.

On behalf of Ed Prizes, please also join us at the events listed below.

Hope to see you there!

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SXSW Interactive
The Future of Learning: VR, Gaming, Making (& Tacos!) @ SXSWi
Saturday, March 12, 9:00-10:00 AM
Location: IBM Cloud Lounge, Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 406
SXSWi badge not required; RSVP required via Eventbrite

Luminary Labs, Ed Prizes, and IBM invite you to start your day at SXSWi with a healthy serving of VR, Gaming, Making & Tacos! The breakfast will follow Obama’s keynote, so stay tuned for a very special announcement.

Special guests include:
Albert Palacios, Ed Prizes, U.S. Dept of Education
Phaedra Boinodiris, Serious Games Lead, IBM
Brent Bushnell, CEO of Two-Bit Circus

Open Events >>

#RealTalk on Ed, Tech, and Gov
Tuesday, March 8, 3:30-4:15 PM
Location: Google Fiber Space, 201 Colorado Street, Austin, Texas
SXSWedu badge not required; RSVP not required

The inimitable Rafranz Davis will facilitate an open conversation with teachers and administrators on how government and tech can help or hinder the learning experience. With participation by EdPrizes from the U.S. Department of Education, this is an opportunity to speak your mind, share new ideas, and inform future innovation investment in education.

Under 30: Moving Money, Opening Minds
Wednesday, March 9, 12:00-12:30 PM
Location: Austin Convention Center Room 19AB
SXSWedu badge required; RSVP not required

As the brightest education entrepreneurs have set their sights on opening access to quality education and creating better pathways to college for all, what role does big money and even bigger data play in yielding better outcomes? Join the remarkable alumni from the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education — including Luminary Labs’ Sr. Analyst Kate Machtiger — to hear more about the opportunities ahead for entrepreneurs of all ages and private and philanthropic funders of all sizes.