September 27-28, 2018 | Keene, New Hampshire
Learn. Network. Share. Explore. Enjoy.
Radically Rural is an annual two-day summit that will bring together 500 people who are passionate about creating vibrant, robust rural communities and are eager to learn, connect and lead the charge.
Keynote Speakers, Five Radically Rural Tracks to Explore & an event that helps you CONNECT the dots
Broad shifts in demographics, communications, technology, economic development and personal values are generating creative responses from innovative thinkers, change-makers, entrepreneurs and community-builders who love their communities and know their advantage. Come and learn about what they are doing. Radically Rural will feature three programs per track over the course of two days as well as a keynote opening and close and our popular CONNECT event Thursday night.
Five program tracks feature topics that offer strategic opportunities for transformation in rural communities:
Jump the Tracks! Attendees are free to register for programs from any of the tracks. For detailed schedule visit http://www.radicallyrural.org.
Thursday, September 27
8:30 am – 9:30 am: Registration & Keynote Kickoff
10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Session 1
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Session 2
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm: CONNECT (Networking & Awards 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Live Band & Music 7:00 pm – 9:00pm)
Friday, September 28
8:30 am – 10:30 am: Session 3
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Keynote Wrap Up
Showcasing the Monadnock Region’s local foods, arts, and entertainment, this 12th annual CONNECT event is the perfect place to CONNECT Radically Rural ideas and people. Thursday, September 27th 5 pm – 7 pm.
The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship and The Keene Sentinel— thriving, independent, rural-based organizations — are partnering to present Radically Rural. The Radically Rural Summit builds upon the impressive success of their fall CONNECT Event, an annual gathering of over 400 engaged, locally-focused community members celebrating and fostering the advantages and opportunities of rural living.