june 27 & 28 | DWU campus | mitchell, sd

Hello, rural champions! If you’d like to connect and engage with an inspiring network of people who desire MORE for our rural people and places, Dakota Resources welcomes you to ruralX.

RuralX 2018 Schedule

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018 - DAY 1

8:30a - 11:00a

Pre-Workshop: Tuesday Ryan Hart, The Outside

Location: Located in the McGovern Library on the DWU Campus

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11:30a

Registration begins

All sessions held in The Sherman Center

1:00p

Welcome and introductions

Stage Sponsor: Bush Foundation

Dr. Amy Novak, President of Dakota Wesleyan University

Jon Farris, Dakota Resources Board Chair

1:30p

A New Day for Rural

Joe Bartmann, Dakota Resources
1:50p

Shared Work and Systems Loops

Tuesday Ryan Hart, The Outside
2:30p

Break

3:00p

Community Activated Art

Amber Hansen, 'Called to Walls' Film
4:15p

A Call to Action:

Civic Courage in Rural America
4:50p

Closing Harvest Weaving

6:00p

Dine Around Mitchell

7:30p

Dessert Social at Dakota Discovery Museum

THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018 - DAY 2

9:00a

ruralX Table Talk

9:15a

ConversationX:

Jen Ford Reedy, Bush Foundation

Lakota Vogel, Four Bands Community Fund

Community Leadership, Reimagined

10:15a

Break

10:30a

OpenX Begins: What’s Next for Rural?

Knowledge Camps

Sponsored by: Citi Community Development

12:00p

Lunch

OpenX Round 1 + 2

3:15p

OpenX Share Out: Ideas and Action

3:45p

Closing Harvest Final Words

5:00p

Screening Party: ‘Called to Walls’ Film