Keynote Speakers, Expert Panels & Small Group Discussions
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) will lead & facilitate this national dialogue among stakeholders in the rural economy who include: experts on the rural economy & its infrastructure, both physical & social; leaders from the rural business communities, including entrepreneurs, cooperatives & the rural utility community; national thought leaders from the academic, philanthropic & non-profit communities; government & community decision makers; members of the media who cover rural America.
See detailed agenda for speakers and more details.
Networking Continental Breakfast
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Infrastructure: A Tool To Effect Change (Panel)
Physical Infrastructure, Energy & The Environment
The 21st Century Rural Business Community & Workforce Development
Quality Of Rural Life & Community Engagement
Featured Speaker / Panel
The Face of the Future (Panel)
Public/private sector collaboration