CALED Rural Economic Development Exchange
- Convene rural economic development stakeholders at least one time per year (outside of CALED’s Annual Conference)
- Include a Rural Exchange opportunity at the conference for resource providers to share updates on how they can support rural economic development as well as showcase best practices
- Work with USDA Rural Development in California to identify ways CALED can support their priorities and promote their work/grants.
- Share what we learn with partners that may be in a position to assist in addressing priorities, challenges, solutions, and resources to grow rural economies
Read the full Charter here.
Rural Exchange–Sacramento, CA
January 15, 2019
300 J Street
8:00 am Check-in, Coffee, and Networking
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 am California Update & Next Steps (Legislative & State Program Update)
9:45 am Partner Updates (Confirming Partners-will update when finalized)
10:15 am Model Practices in Your Community: What’s Working?
11:30 am Break
11:45 am Keynote Lunch: Launching a Rural California BioEconomy
12:45 pm Disaster Recovery Update from Partners (Confirming Partners-will update when finalized)
2:00 pm Thank You and Closing
**The finalized agenda will be released in the upcoming weeks once all speakers have been confirmed.
Registration: Click Here to Register
CALED Member Rate: $50
Non-Member Rate: $65
300 J Street
**916-446-0100-ask for the CALED room block ($149 for the night of Monday, January 14)
Please note overnight parking is $20 per day ($30 for valet).