Schedule of events


HSTI 2017 Schedule of Events

 

Monday - June 12, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshops – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hot Springs High School – 701 Emory St. –  Hot Springs, AR 71913

Monday Night - June 12, 2017

VENUE
Ohio Club – Downtown Hot Springs
8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Sponsored by: DELL and White River Services
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"Meet and Greet FUN Night at The Ohio Club"

Presented by: WRS and HSTI Partners

*All HSTI attendees invited.*

This is an informal “drop-in” event for
networking and fun.

   

Tuesday - June 13, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshops – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hot Springs High School – 701 Emory St. – Hot Springs, AR 71913

Tuesday Night Mixer - June 13, 2017

HSTI Welcoming Evening Event
7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


 Sponsored by:
Howard Technology Solutions
aka - Woody's Big Party
 

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Terry Martins Lounge
5590 Central Avenue


Exhibitor-sponsored event to welcome HSTI attendees to Kick off the 24th HSTI event. 

Live Music
FREE appetizers and refreshments! 
*All HSTI attendees invited*

   

Wednesday - June 14, 2017
MAIN CONFERENCE - DAY 1
Location: Hot Springs High School – 701 Emory St. –  Hot Springs, AR 71913

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Check-In
   
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

- Welcome and Announcements: Don Benton, HSTI Director

ARKSTE Technology Leadership Award – Joel Dean

Opening Keynote – Jay Gross – ESSDACK
”Door Handles & Eyes...Continue to Bring the Passion”

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions - 1

Featured Speaker – Joel Gordon – The Innovation HUB – Why STEAM?

Lunch
11:00 - 1:00 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - 2

Featured Speaker – Susan Gilley – “MakerSpaces and FUN tech.”
 

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - 3

Featured Speaker – Jay Gross – ESSDACK
”Digital Citizenship: The Key to a Positive Future!”

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - 4

Featured Speaker(s) – Arkansas Department of Education
Ivy Pfeffer, Asst. Commissioner of Human Resources/Licensure and/or Johnny Key, Commissioner of Education

3:45 p.m.

ARKSTE Business Meeting – Auditorium

Other Organization/Group Business Meetings – TBA

Wednesday Night Event - June 14, 2017

The BIG Event – ARKSTE

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


Sponsored by: IK-Electric – Mike Seitz and Partners

Evening Event for HSTI Attendees and Guests

 

Venue/Location: Downtown Hot Springs – The Porterhouse Upstairs
707 Central Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71913

Live Music: Dixon Road Band
 Karaoke: Craig Niswonger HSTI Jams 

Enjoy food, beverages, live music, networking, and much more!!! 
 

You must be an ARKSTE Member or INVITED Guest to attend.  This is a ticketed event sponsored by IK Network Solutions.  See our partners at the IK Network Solutions or ARKSTE booths for tickets.

   
Thursday - June 15, 2017
MAIN CONFERENCE - DAY 2

Location: Hot Springs High School – 701 Emory St. –  Hot Springs, AR 71913
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Check-In
   
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions - 5

- Welcome – Don Benton, HSTI Director
- Featured Speaker – Susan Gilley – “What’s NEW in Google?” 
General Session – Auditorium

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions - 6

Featured Speaker – Stony Evans – “Code Word: Collaborate”

Lunch
11:00 - 1:00 

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - 7

Featured Speakers – Dr. Matt Sutherlin and Michelle Johnson – “STEAM Ahead: Coding and MakerSpaces”

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - 8

2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Closing General Session - HSHS Auditorium

Welcome and Announcements:
- Dr. Mike Hernandez, HSSD Superintendent Outgoing
- Dr. Stephanie Nehus, HSSD Superintendent Incoming

Featured Closing Speaker:
- Tim Cavanagh – “They’re Laughing at Me!”


- Excellence in Service Award for HSTI

***Door Prizes and Acknowledgements***