SXSW EDU Announces Its On Demand Event with Speakers of the March Event


IBL News | New York

The South by South West (SXSW Edu) organization announced yesterday the creation of a virtual event, two months later its show in Austin, Texas, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SXSW EDU On Demand will feature virtual sessions with speakers scheduled for the face-to-face event.

“While nothing can replace the magic of us being together, we are excited to host this virtual experience for our whole community. It is our goal to celebrate the community and stay connected, albeit digitally,” said Ron Reed, Founder and Executive Producer of SXSW EDU, on an email.

The schedule, located in this web address, was plenty of virtual talks, although almost none of them included a determined date and hour.

The first session was a 70-minute discussion on the science of human motivation conducted by bestselling author Carol Dweck, and psychology professors David Yeager, and Mary Murphy. [Watch below]

Upcoming speakers will include authors Daniel Nayeri, David Bowles, Rose Brock, and Darcie Little Badger; and Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore with WorkingNation editor-in-chief Ramona Schindelheim.

No further details were provided regarding the initiative.



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