About the Conference

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From humble beginnings, EAST has grown to be one of the great American educational success stories. The EAST Partnership Conference is a time to celebrate the path that began from one innovative facilitator and to look forward to the trail of accomplishments and innovation that the tens of thousands of EAST students are blazing!


2008 EAST Partnership Conference
Hot Springs Civic & Convention Center
February 19-21

The EAST Partnership Conference is an annual gathering of 2000+ students from across America.  The Conference spans 3 days and includes an exhibition hall showcasing student service projects, student breakout sessions on the latest in technology, an awards banquet, and much more!!  This year students, facilitators, other educational leaders and business partners from around the country will gather to celebrate and share in the success story that is EAST.

View highlights from last year's event in the Press section.


Want to be Involved?

Our 2008 Conference provides many opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to get involved.  If you'd like to promote your organization and get your message out to  thousands of students, educators, and technology industry partners, we offer three ways for you to participate in our conference:

  1. Support the EAST Initiative and promote your organization through an EAST Conference Sponsorship.  There are many sponsorship levels that allow you to get involved!
  2. Exhibitor booths provide the best opportunity for you to promote your college, university, or organization.  You will have access to over 2000 students who are available to you as an exhibitor each day of the three day conference.  What an excellent way to reach some of the smartest, brightest, and technology-savvy students in our country!
  3. If your organization provides a product or service that can be beneficial to the EAST students or schools, then consider an EAST Breakout Session where you can bring awareness to your organization or service through a presentation and/or provide hands-on training/learning sessions to our students.

Have a Question?

If at any time you have a question or need clarification about the Conference, please feel free to contact Melanie Ridlon, the Training & Events Manager for EAST.

Melanie Ridlon
501-371-5016 Phone




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