As we continue to revisit our favorite episodes of Trending in Ed through the years, this week we’re rolling back to March of 2019 when Mike Palmer met with the organizers of the SXSW EDU conference in Austin while the conference was taking place.
Speaking of which, please upvote our PanelPicker submission for the upcoming SXSW EDU 2023 conference so we can continue our string of lively and thought-provoking conversations about the future of learning while engaging with a live audience at the conference.
In this episode, Ron and Greg frame up the concept of a convergence zone as it relates to an education conference. We explore how they engage with a wide cross-section of education stakeholders and how that community is driving the continued growth and evolution of the conference. We also learn what was capturing Greg and Ron’s imaginations then and how it still resonates now despite the many changes in recent years.