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REGARDS TO RURAL CONFERENCE

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Come to Portland, Oregon in June.

In partnership with Oregon State University Rural Studies Program and Extension Service, the Regards to Rural 2013 Conference, Innovations and Inspiration, is a gathering to inform and inspire. . . all that is rural!

Join us at the Regards to Rural Conference and renew your energy, share practices, and spark innovative ideas for strengthening the economic vitality and social vibrancy of rural communities.

Listen to insightful keynote presentations and effective skill-building sessions. Access rural resources and network with others who are passionate about making sustainable changes.

Regards to Rural 2013 keynotes include Michael Shuman, economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, who has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including “The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition,” “Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age,” and “Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity,” and Chuck Fluharty, Founding Director of the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI), the only national policy institute in the U.S. solely dedicated to assessing the rural impacts of public policies.

Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, 2013, with pre-sessions on Thursday, June 20.

Registration is expected to open March 2013:

Early Bird Registration: $229
Regular Registration Rate (After Early Bird Deadline): $319

For more information: http://events.ruralxchange.net

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