2012 Sponsors

Arkansas Department of Education

Arkansas Department of Education

Presenting Sponsor, Registration Bag

The Arkansas Department of Education strives to ensure that all children in the state have access to a quality education by providing educators, administrators and staff with leadership, resources and training.

Esri

Esri

Gold Sponsor

Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether transporting ethanol or studying landslides, these organizations use GIS to collect, manage, and analyze geographic information, which helps them see relationships, patterns, and trends. They can then solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.

FIS

FIS

Silver Sponsor, Aisle Sign, Table Display - VIP

www.fisglobal.com

FIS is one of the world's top-ranked technology providers to the banking industry. With more than 30,000 experts in 100 countries, FIS delivers the most comprehensive range of solutions for the broadest range of financial markets, all with a singular focus: helping our clients succeed. FIS is part of the S&P 500. FIS has also been named the number one overall financial technology provider in the world by American Banker and Financial Insights (FinTech 100).

Trimble Navigation Ltd

Trimble Navigation Ltd

In Kind

www.trimble.com

Trimble Navigation Ltd working with Navigation Electronics, Inc. our Arkansas distributor. Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in business and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location--including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA

Archway Systems, Bentley Systems, and Siemens

Archway Systems, Bentley Systems, and Siemens

Bronze Sponsor

archwaysystems.com

Archway Systems provides EAST schools with Bentley Products, Solid Edge, and VersaCAD. We have been working with EAST over for 10 years and have enjoyed supporting and teaching the EAST students so they can get exposed to engineering using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.

Hewlett-Packard Co

Hewlett-Packard Co

Bronze Sponsor

HP Z Workstations provide breakthrough performance and the value necessary for your most demanding projects.

Arkansas ASSET Initiative

Arkansas ASSET Initiative

Difference Maker Coin

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AT&T Arkansas

AT&T Arkansas

VIP Reception

www.att.com

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising.

AUTIS

AUTIS

Aisle Sign

www.autis.org

The Arkansas Users of Telecommunications and Information Systems promotes the advancement of professional and technical knowledge in telecommunications and information systems management technologies. The organization is recognized as the only regional organization of its kind in Arkansas.

Acxiom Corporation

Acxiom Corporation

Aisle Sign, Table Display - VIP

www.acxiom.com

About Acxiom - Acxiom is a recognized leader in marketing services and technology that enable marketers to successfully manage audiences, personalize consumer experiences and create profitable customer relationships. Our superior industry-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data and analytics, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized, multichannel marketing strategies. Acxiom leverages over 40 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, highly secure, reliable information management services. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, and serves clients around the world from locations in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America. For more information about Acxiom, visit Acxiom.com. Receive all new Acxiom job postings by following us on Twitter at @acxiomjobs.

Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Breakout Session Room

www.entergy.com

Entergy Arkansas, Inc. is a regulated utility that provides electric energy to approximately 697,000 Arkansas customers in 63 counties.

UALR College of Engineering and Information Technology

UALR College of Engineering and Information Technology

Poster Competition

ualr.edu/eit

UALR’s College of EIT is fast becoming the finest teaching facility anywhere for advanced engineering, integrated technology, and computer based degrees.

Arkansas Capital Corporation

Arkansas Capital Corporation

Aisle Sign

http://arcapital.com

Established in 1957 as a private, non-profit business development corporation, ACC actively promotes economic development in Arkansas by providing financing to businesses across the state. With the charter to "engage in any activity which benefits the people of Arkansas," ACC is the company's flagship company and serves as the platform for launching new opportunities.

UCA Center for Community and Economic Development

UCA Center for Community and Economic Development

Aisle Sign

http://uca.edu/cced

The Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) is a part of the University of Central Arkansas’ Outreach and Community Engagement Division. CCED manages the Community Development Institute Central, supports Arkansas communities and community developers, and helps represent the university in its community engagement efforts.

CAST

CAST

Table Display - VIP

http://cast.uark.edu/

The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), located at the University of Arkansas, focuses on research, education, and outreach related to geoinformatics and geomatics. Specific areas of research in these fields include GIS, geospatial analysis and modeling, high density survey, enterprise spatial databases, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, and geospatial data and model interoperability. CAST's research efforts involve new approaches to spatial data as well as the development of new methodologies for analysis of these data.

Google

Google

Table Display - VIP

www.google.com

Since the beginning, we’ve focused on providing the best user experience possible. Whether we’re designing a new Internet browser or a new tweak to the look of the homepage, we take great care to ensure that they will ultimately serve you, rather than our own internal goal or bottom line.

SUMOTEXT Corporation

SUMOTEXT Corporation

In Kind

http://www.sumotext.com

SUMOTEXT is short code application provider. Our clients leverage our SMS gateway and campaign management tools to begin engaging their most valued customers and constituents on their mobile device via text messaging. Though we occasionally develop and host custom short code programs for select clients, we remain dedicated to supporting and enhancing a self-service platform that our clients access online to control text message marketing and alert programs over short codes. Our online software service enables marketers to fully control keywords on short codes and configure highly interactive campaigns and message flows that identify, attract, profile, and reward their most valued customers.

Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas Department of Human Services

www.ar-dhsjobs.com

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Arkansas's largest state agency with more than 8,000 positions in 181 offices across all 75 counties. Each county has at least one local office where citizens can apply for positions within the county office. DHS Employees work in 13 divisions along with 8 support offices to provide services to more than 1 million Arkansans each year. Many families experience stresses and when they need help to cope with them, DHS is there. DHS has trained professionals to help children and families with their problems. Our staff is there for families who need support to keep their children at home, for families who temporarily cannot care for their own children, and to help solve the family and community issues which contribute to these difficulties. DHS employees work hard every day, making people's lives better all around Arkansas. DHS is indeed a great place to work!