Schedule of events


HSTI 2018 Schedule of Events

 

Monday - June 18, 2018
Pre-Conference Workshops – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hot Springs High School
701 Emory St. –  Hot Springs, AR 71913

Lunch – From the Olive Garden

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Monday Night - June 18, 2018

VENUE
Crosswalk (across from Oaklawn Race Track)
7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Sponsored by: White River Services and Partners
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"Meet and Greet FUN Night”

The Crosswalk
2714 Central Ave

Live Music Performed by:

DOWNDAY
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Presented by: WRS and Partners

*All HSTI attendees invited.*

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

   

Tuesday - June 19, 2018
Pre-Conference Workshops – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hot Springs High School
701 Emory St. – Hot Springs, AR 71913

Lunch – Coach’s Burgers and Brats

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Tuesday Night Mixer - June 19, 2018

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 25th Anniversay of HSTI event. 

Live Music Performed by:

Han Duo Band
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FREE appetizers and refreshments! 
*All HSTI attendees invited*

 

   

Wednesday - June 20, 2018
MAIN CONFERENCE - DAY 1
Location: Hot Springs High School
701 Emory St. –  Hot Springs, AR 71913

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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

- Special Guest – Roy Rowe – HSTI Creator

ARKSTE Technology Leadership Award – Andy Martin

Opening Keynote – Steve Dembo
”Innovation Nation – Open the Curiosity Door”

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

Breakout Sessions - 1

Featured – Gary Jackson
“What’s new in K-12 Cyber-Security”

Lunch
McClards BBQ
11:00 - 1:00 

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

Breakout Sessions - 2

Featured Speaker – Steve Dembo 
“The Weird, Wild and Wonderful Side of Education Technology”

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

Breakout Sessions - 3

Featured Speaker – Susan Gilley/SWOW – “What’s New in Google”

Note: HSTI CIO Summit – Band Room/ROTC Hall

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

Breakout Sessions - 4

Featured Speaker – Cassi Caputo – Google for Education – “Culture of Innovation”
 

3:45 p.m.

ARKSTE Business Meeting – Band Room/ROTC Hall

Other Organization/Group Business Meetings – TBA

Wednesday Night Event - June 20, 2018

The BIG Event – ARKSTE

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


Sponsored by: IK-Electric – Mike Seitz and Partners

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Evening Event for HSTI Attendees and Guests

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

Live Music performed by:
 
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 Karaoke: Craig Niswonger and 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 21, 2018
MAIN CONFERENCE - DAY 2

Location: Hot Springs High School
701 Emory St. –  Hot Springs, AR 71913

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8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Check-In
   
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Session - 5

- Welcome – Don Benton, HSTI Director
- Featured Speaker – Thomas Murray – “Learning Transformed”
General Session – Auditorium

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

Breakout Sessions - 6
Featured Speaker – “Robotics, Maker Spaces, and Cool Technology” – Matt Sutherlin and Michelle Johnson

Lunch
King Kat Catfish/Chicken
11:00 - 1:00 

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

Breakout Sessions - 7
Featured Speaker – “Artificial Intelligences in the Classroom” – Harry Dickens and Tonia McMillan

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

Breakout Sessions - 8
Featured Speaker – Dr. Chris Jones – Arkansas Innovation HUB Lead Maker and CEO – “Innovation in Arkansas”

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

Closing General Session - HSHS Auditorium

Welcome and Announcements:
- Don Benton, HSTI Director

Featured Closing Speaker:
- Dustin Nickerson – “Teenagers Aren’t Real People”

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- Excellence in Service Award for HSTI

***Door Prizes and Acknowledgements***