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Attendee Information

EAST Conference 2024 will be held in-person from March 12-14 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.



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Registration Information

In-person Conference attendance is REQUIRED for all active EAST programs involved at the full level of support! We also invite the general public to visit the Conference to experience what students accomplish through EAST. Please note that a government-issued ID will be requested when guests are checking in at registration.

Registration & Pass Deadlines

  • January 31, 2024

    Deadline for EAST programs to register for Conference

  • February 29, 2024

    Deadline for EAST programs to register their complimentary Conference Team (i.e. students, facilitators, chaperones, administrators) and any Additional Full Access Passes

  • March 6, 2024

    Payment & refund request deadline for Additional Full Access Passes

    * Credit card or check accepted for purchases made through the Conference website or on-site. Purchase Orders will NOT be accepted. We must have payment in hand or your registration will be dropped.

    * Additional Full Access Passes purchased on-site will be priced $25 higher than those purchased on or before March 6, 2024.

    * In-person attendees may purchase On-Site General Access Passes online or at the registration counter during the event.

  • March 8, 2024

    Programs with unpaid balances will be dropped from registration and will have to re-register on-site.

Registration Type Standard Fee Late/Onsite Fee

Conference Team Full Access Pass

  • Includes full Conference experience + event merch for each attendee
  • Includes one (1) livestream access code to limited live content
  • Attendees include: EAST facilitator(s), 1 chaperone (unless program has multiple facilitators), 8 students + Leadership Team members, 1 school administrator.



Additional Full Access Pass

  • Includes full Conference experience + event merch.
  • Available for additional chaperones, students, and school officials.



General Access Pass (On-Site)

  • Includes on-site access to Opening & Closing Session + Exhibit Hall



* Adults providing assistive or medical services to attendees with disabilities will be provided with the same level of Conference access free of charge. Note that this does not include a free event t-shirt.

* Children 5 and under are free and will receive the same access level as the adult ticket or pass. Does not include a free event t-shirt.

Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, March 13

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday, March 14

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This is your chance to engage with other EAST students, purchase EAST swag at the Gear Store, and interact with sponsors and exhibitors.

Event Hotels

Room blocks at the Embassy Suites and Hotel Hot Springs will be open at 9 am on Friday, September 29.

A room block at Holiday Inn Express will be open at 9 am on Monday, October 2.

Please note that rooms at other hotels in the area will be available SOON at discounted rates. EAST will provide additional information as soon as it is available.