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EAST Conference 2023

MARCH 14-16, 2023

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Attendee Information

EAST Conference 2023 will be held in-person from March 14-16 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

Registration Information

In-person Conference attendance is REQUIRED for all active EAST programs involved at the full level of support! Organizations and individuals interested in supporting EAST Conference in a sponsor, exhibitor or volunteer capacity are encouraged to reach out to Members of the general public are also welcome to visit EAST 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.

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Registration, pass & Ticket purchase deadlines

  • January 31, 2023

    Deadline for EAST programs to register for Conference.

  • February 28, 2023

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

  • March 10, 2023

    • 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.

    • * An additional $25 late fee will be added to for Additional Full Access Passes purchased on-site.

  • March 10, 2023

    • Purchase deadline for Virtual Public Access Passes. Virtual tickets must be purchased online with a credit card no later than the deadline above.
    • * In-person attendees may purchase On-Site Public Access Passes online or at the registration counter during the event.

Registration Type Standard Fee Late/Onsite Fee
  • 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.
  • Includes full Conference experience + event merch.
  • Available for additional chaperones, students, and school officials.
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  • Includes on-site access to Opening & Closing Session + Exhibit Hall
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  • Includes one (1) livestream access code to view live content (i.e., Opening & Closing Session and limited Breakout Sessions)
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* 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 15

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday, March 16

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

Additional Events

East Fusion

Senior Brunch

Senior Breakfast

Student Champion Reception

Event Hotels