April 20-21, 2023
    YR 3 All Hands Meeting and Student Poster Competition in Springdale, Arkansas

    The annual All-Hands Meeting and Poster Competition provides an opportunity for the project members to share their progress with the External Advisory Board and the Industry Advisory Board, as well as members of the Science Advisory Committee.

    Meeting Registration, Hotel Reservations, and Travel Reimbursement

    Meeting Registration

    Registration link:

    ALL attendees for this meeting should register.  

    Hotel Reservations

    Rooms must be reserved by March 17th
    $96/night + tax & fees

    A room block is being held at the Holiday Inn Springdale/NWA Convention Center. Please visit the registration site for reservation details.  

    Click this link to reserve your room under the room block: “AEDC – AR Eco Dev”

    Travel Reimbursement

    We encourage all campuses to use their DART sub-agreement travel funds for participants attending the conference.

    If campus travel funds have been exhausted, please contact the EPSCoR Central Office.

    Student Poster Competition

    Students are strongly encouraged to present a physical #BetterPoster style poster during the event to compete for travel awards and network with our external advisory board members. A template will be provided.

    Posters must be submitted to the AEDC Central Office by [need submission date]. The posters should be printed out and brought to the conference. AEDC will provide easels and boards on which posters can be displayed in the poster hall at the 2023 All-Hands Meeting. Poster Competition Winners (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for both undergraduate and graduate category) will be announced during the meeting. With permission, the submissions will also be shared on social media.

    A #BetterPoster template may be downloaded from here .

    Students who need assistance with their posters should contact the DART Admin Team (DART-Admin@groups.uark.edu).

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