Rural Summit 2020 – Mission Accomplished
The annual gathering of rural Iowans took a turn in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic forced it online, into a virtual celebration. More than 350 attendees from 6 states participated, sharing and learning and networking.
Recordings of the sessions are available on the IRDC YouTube Channel!
Presentations and virtual hand-outs are available below!
See you for our 5th Rural Summit in August, 2021!!
Steve Siemens Summit Presentation Documents
Break-Out Session #1 Presentations
Break-Out Session #2 Presentations
Break-Out Session #3 Presentations
Break-Out Session #4 Presentations
A Virtual Presentation of Rural Ideas and Connections
Summit Highlights from 2019
- Housing Development in Rural Iowa – “Raising Rooftops”
- Speaker Session: How Broadband Effects the Local Economy Presented by John Smith, Mayor of Townsville
- Empower Rural Iowa – What We’ve Learned and What Comes Next
- Speaker Session: Growing Our Rural Communities Presented by Governor Reynolds
- Key Issues Confronting Rural Communities: Iowa Case Studies
- Working Session: Steps to Effective Strategic Planning