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"Innovate, Motivate & Integrate"

February 28 - March 2 in Hot Springs

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Clarion on the Lake
4813 Central Avenue
Hot Springs
Phone: (501) 525-1391

Rooms have been blocked.
For anyone needing accommodations, you can get a room upon arrival. Call Dianna Bowen with questions: 501-944-086


What is the Arkansas Galaxy Conference? 

The Arkansas Galaxy Conference is an annual professional development activity for Extension employees.

The conference is a joint effort between the Arkansas Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists (AACES), the Arkansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents (AAE4-HA), Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) and the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences - Arkansas Affiliate (NEAFCS-AR). You do not have to be a member of these professional associations to attend the Arkansas Galaxy Conference.

The conference features professional improvement seminars, presentations and posters from your Extension peers and awards recognition and presentation. The Arkansas Galaxy Conference is a great opportunity to network with your Extension peers from across the state and all four of Extension's program areas.


2018 Galaxy Keynote speaker Rhett Laubach

Rhett Laubach
Rhett's ability to connect with his audience is second to none. He is a professional keynote speaker, trainer, author, and leadership expert.

Rhett Laubach has changed the way thousands of people across the nation think about leadership. As a professional speaker, author, presentations coach, and leadership expert, he has taught leadership skills for 20 years, to one million audience members and in 48 states, the Bahamas and Canada.

Rhett lives in Edmond, Oklahoma and is a dedicated husband, father and community leader.

Breakout sessions with Rhett 

Rhett's ability to dial in to the unique needs of Extension professionals was a big part of the reason he was chosen as the 2018 keynote speaker for Galaxy. His enthusiasm for education and Extension programming will invigorate and inspire Galaxy attendees.

This year we are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be conducting breakout sessions for this year's conference! You won't want to miss this chance to work directly with a nationally recognized leadership expert one-on-one.

Follow Rhett on Twitter and get to know him before the conference and check out his video below. More can be viewed on his YouTube Channel.