March 17-19, 2020, Hot Springs, Arkansas
EAST Conference 2020
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Each spring, more than 2,500 students, teachers, parents, and community and business leaders attend the largest EAST event of the year, the national EAST Conference. This three-day exhibition style event celebrates and challenges EAST students to learn and perform at the highest levels. Conference is an opportunity for attendees to network with other students, share stories and ideas, and showcase projects that make a difference in their communities.
University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Winrock International U.S. Programs
North Arkansas College
Day 1 Agenda
Registration / Exhibit Hall
Teamwork makes the dream work! Split up when you arrive to unload and register at the same time! Note: School registration is open from 8:00 PM - 12:00 PM, will close from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, and regular registration will open at 1:00 PM
Bank OZK Arena
Kick off #EASTcon20 at the Opening Plenary where you will meet the EAST Conference Leadership Team, get all the must-know details for the event, and hear the State of EAST address, presented by the EAST President/CEO, Matt Dozier.
Cost: $10 | Event Ticket Available at Will Call
Mid-America Science Museum
Explore a wide variety of activities and have some fun! Let your hair down, play, and compete! Find out more information here.
Cost: $5 / Person | Pre-Order Deadline - 3 p.m., CST February 28, 2020 (Limited number of tickets available)
Day 2 Agenda
Experience EAST in action by networking with EAST students, engage in hands-on activities in the Tinker space, and make sure to interact with event sponsors and exhibitors on the Exhibit Hall floor!
Time to break out of that comfort zone … well at least for 40 minutes! Attend sessions with new friends and gain some new knowledge!
Present and celebrate your EAST program’s work over the past year in the Conference Showcase!
This small gathering serves as a way to say thank you to friends and supporters of EAST that attend EAST conference.
Join us as we celebrate achievements in EAST. All competition winners and those receiving top EAST top honors will be announced at this ceremony.
Cost: $15 | Pre-Order Deadline - 3 p.m., March 2, 2020 (Gala Ticket Available at Will Call)
Day 3 Agenda
Hotel Hot Springs
Seniors - join us for breakfast and a amazing networking opportunity!
Cost: $2 / Person | Pre-Order Deadline - 3 p.m., CST March 2, 2020 (Limited number of tickets available)
Watch the top techies showcase their problem-solving skills in the final round of this four-part competition!! Can’t be there in person? Watch the competition live!
The fun isn’t over just yet! #EASTcon20 wraps up with Closing Session - a pep rally atmosphere, more awards, and the unveiling of the 2020 EAST Conference video and slideshow. We also get the wheels turning for next year by revealing the #EASTcon21 theme!
TechStart, a Facebook education initiative in collaboration with high schools, helps
students explore computer science through technology.
View 2019 Highlights