Reminder: Sponsored Competitions Deadline
The deadline for all sponsored competitions is 3 p.m., CST, January 19, 2018. Do not wait until the last minute! Submission forms will automatically disable at the deadline. If a form does not disable properly, submissions received after the deadline will NOT be considered. Upload speeds can vary and deadline days have a higher volume of student submissions, which can cause delays. EAST will have limited (if any) availability to assist with issues on the deadline day. Winter weather and technology malfunctions are not grounds for automatic extensions or exceptions. Good luck!
More Conference Clips
If you haven't already, be sure to watch the newest Conference Clips for information on registration, the arrival process at Conference, and booth reminders.
Featured Breakout Session Speakers!
Can't wait for the inspirational breakout speakers coming soon at #EASTcon18? Well, check out the "Get Involved" tab - Featured Breakout Session Speakers for a sneak peek!
Congratulations Leadership Team!
The 2018 Leadership Teams were announced this morning. Please help us congratulate the 55 students who will be working behind the scenes at #EASTcon18!
The TSO Leaderboard is live in the What's New section. Be sure to encourage and cheer on your favorite contestants because it's still anyone's game!
Final Two Competitions Live!
The last two competitions are released: Intentionally Inventive Marketing & Create a New Reality: VR Competition! Make sure to apply for any of these competitions by 3 p.m. January 19!
Even More Competitions!
We have three more competitions released: Picture This, SAU Tech Multimedia, and Music! Deadlines for all 3 are January 19!
Another 3D Printing Competition
NWA3D is hosting TWO 3D printing competitions this year! The "Ready? Print...PLAY!" competition has a really unique prize opportunity.
We just released the ARCHICAD & 3D Print It Up! competitions. The deadline is January 19. Also, keep an eye out for a few more competitions being released ASAP!
Leadership Team Application Deadline
This Friday (Nov. 17) at 3 p.m. CST is the deadline to submit applications to be on the Ambassador, Documentation or Technical Support Team. Remember that a facilitator nomination is required for any student applicant, and those must also be received by the deadline.
Even More Competitions
Check out the newly release competitions: A Few Good Apps, SketchUp, and Perfect Pitch! Deadlines for all 3 are January 19.
Conference Clips - Leadership Teams
Check out the "What's New" tab to see the first Conference Clip for #EASTcon18!
Arlington Hotel Breakfast Buffet
The EAST room rate at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa now includes a complimentary hot breakfast buffet!
Submit your best architectural designs (2D or 3D) for the Fay Jones Architectural Challenge and the most innovative use of a microcontroller for the MicroControl Everything competition. The deadline is January 19!
Create a Healthier Arkansas Competition
Do you have a project that is improving the health and wellness of your school or community? Make sure to enter the Create a Healthier Arkansas competition, hosted by UA CES.
Website is LIVE
It's finally here!! We are so excited to share the website for #EASTcon18. Have a look around and check back often for updates. We will add more student competitions VERY soon!
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.
TechStart, a Facebook education initiative in collaboration with high schools, helps students explore computer science through technology.
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).
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, schools, governments, businesses and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, mobile computing, desktop, workstation, and personal systems, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world.
The mission of ASMSA is to create, encourage and sustain, throughout the State of Arkansas, an educational community of academically talented students, faculty and staff that pursues knowledge of mathematics, sciences and the arts.
Manufacturer of plastic food containers. The Little Rock plant manufactures primarily peanut butter jars, Skippy foods in Little Rock being its largest customer.
Gill Ragon Owen, P.A. is a general practice law firm that emphasizes complex and general litigation, business transactions documentation, taxation and estate planning, privacy and data governance law, family law, and employment law. Our firm provides legal services for leading businesses, including utilities, commercial and investment banks, finance companies, and state and local government entities, individuals and charitable institutions.
Arkansas Capital Corporation is a private, non-profit lending corporation dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs in Arkansas. Since 1957, Arkansas Capital and its lending partners have provided more than $1.7 billion in capital to help meet the needs of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and large-scale companies. Arkansas Capital created the Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation in 1999 to be a catalyst in the development of Arkansas's future entrepreneurs.
We're proud to be farmer-owned, which allows us to produce high-quality dairy products from milk that is wholesome, delicious and full of important vitamins and minerals—free of artificial growth hormones.
At Hiland, our core values include "doing what's right" and "being better than we have to be." Though these are evident in the products we make, they're also a part of a larger philosophy that's rooted in our relationship with the world around us. We know that fertile land produces healthy cows, and healthy cows provide fresh, great tasting milk. So we care deeply about preserving our water, land and natural resources for future generations. To that end, we also reduce waste, reuse resources and recycle what we can so that those same future generations will be able to enjoy the same high quality milk you enjoy today.
Few is a design and development agency focused on making the web a more beautiful place through considered design and thoughtful code. We partner with a diverse group of organizations that align with our ethos of contributing to the world in a positive way.
The tools we use to help clients reach their audiences and launch new products include custom web and mobile applications, digital and physical design, marketing content creation, and analytics.
The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. With offices in all 75 counties, our faculty and staff provide educational programs and research-based information to the people of Arkansas. From agricultural programs to family financial management to youth education, we offer educational programs that have immediate and practical applications. Extension works in 4 main areas: 4-H and Youth Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community and Economic Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
A non profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering our community of Creatives, Technologists and Entrepreneurs to be the Makers of our future.
SketchUp is hands down the easiest way to model in 3D.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment; EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution; and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group.
Bedford Camera & Video is a photography specialty store with locations in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
The Arkansas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Coalition is a statewide partnership of leaders from the corporate, education, government and community sectors which plans, encourages, coordinates and advocates policies, strategies, and programs supportive of excellence in STEM teaching and learning in order to expand the economy of Arkansas and produce higher paying jobs.
We are a learning college with an EAST lab, which supports our EMPACTS, (Educationally Managed Projects, Advancing, Community, Technology/Teamwork and Service) project based learning program. We offer scholarships for incoming EAST High School students, as well as scholarships for any student who desires to learn technology and serve as a peer mentor in our EAST/EMPACTS lab. Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) is the perfect place for EAST High School students to continue their project based learning experience and receive a 2Y degree as they transition from High School to the 4 Year College degree program or to gain certification and training for the workplace.
The faculty and staff at NWACC are dedicated to teaching and facilitating in the personal, academic and professional growth of our students.
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