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Friday, March 1st – Conway, Arkansas • Hendrix College • Student Life & Technology Center – Worsham Ballroom
* Special Thanks to Sponsors Hendrix College & Truckily *

please use @StartupArkansas & #ThinkBigArkansas / #aridea


 Watch a short video that Startup America ceo Scott Case sent us.


8:00 am – Startup Alley Setup

8:30 am – Check-In / Name Badge Pickup & Coffee (purchase Food truck tickets for Lunch & Dinner)

9:00 am – Welcome & Review Ideas for Strong Startup Ecosystem 

9:30 am – Intro to Arkansas Startup Ecosystem (multiple speakers from around the state)

11:15 am – Talk & Q&A w/ John James  (Acumen) on starting up and the importance of serial entrepreneurship (@quizprep)

11:30 am – Break to grab lunch from food trucks

Noon – Lunch: Scott Case, ceo Startup America Partnership & co-founder Priceline (@tscottcase)

1:45 pm – Breakout Sessions 

3:45 pm – Startup Showcase (a sampling of diverse startups from around Arkansas)

4:45 pm – “Office Hours”

5:30 pm – Break to grab dinner from food trucks

6:30 pm – Brad Feld, The Foundry/TechStars (Startup Communities talk & book signing) (@bfeld)

7:30 pm – Conclusion – Move to ZaZa’s (across street) for Book Signing w/Brad Feld

** Bring $ for Lunch & Dinner. We’ll be having food trucks park near the building. Order food from Truckily at checkin.