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2012 Post-Conference Highlights

Conference Stats

  • Close to 200 EAST Programs exhibited with approximately 1900 EAST facilitators & students participating
  • Over 20 Corporate and Non-Profit/Educational Exhibitors Participated
  • Over 60 Breakout Sessions were Offered
  • Awards Banquet was the highlight of the event hosting over 2,100 people

Event Highlights

Award Announcements

Photo and Video Gallery 

Virtual Reality Tour 

Save the Date - 2013 EAST Conference

February 27-March 1 (Wednesday-Friday)
Hot Springs Convention Center
Theme: EAST = Me2

Conference Logo Competition Deadline: May 11, 2012

Arkansas Department of Education Conference Highlights

Read ADE's edublog about the 2012 EAST® Conference. EAST staff, students, and facilitators thank ADE for being our annual conference presenting sponsor!

Industry Blogs

Charlie Fitzpatrick from esri on EAST® and GIS 

Ed Wright from Bentley Systems writes about EAST 

Press Release

At the 2011 National EAST Conference opening ceremony, the EAST Initiative released a new study estimating the annual economic impact of EAST projects throughout the state at $15.2 million annually.


2011 Conference Highlights

To view photos, videos, winner information and other highlights from the 2011 EAST Conference select the link below.

2011 Conference Highlights

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