Come as you are to explore, connect, reflect and create your own RuralX experience, with plenty of fun on the side. This event schedule sets out general expectations, while allowing you the freedom and flexibility to connect with amazing people.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018
Stage Sponsor: Bush Foundation
Check-in, grab a beverage, find a seat and settle in for a dynamic afternoon designed to fuel your fire and make you “Xcited” about what’s possible in our rural communities.
Whitney Kimball Coe, Center for Rural Strategies
Sponsored by: Ballinger | Leafblad
A New Day for Rural
Take a little break to catch your breath, check your phone or connect with fellow RuralXers.
Community Activated Art
Amber Hansen, University of South Dakota
Shared Work & Systems Loops
Tuesday Ryan Hart, The Outside
Closing Harvest Weaving
Dine Around Mitchell
Dinner will be held at locally owned restaurants around Mitchell.
Dessert Social at Dakota Discovery Museum
The fun continues! Join us for dessert, drinks, music, networking and exploring South Dakota’s history.
THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018
Welcome Back to RuralX!
Jen Ford Reedy, Bush Foundation
Lakota Vogel, Four Bands Community Fund
OpenX Begins: What’s Next for Rural?
Sponsored by: Citi Community Development
Box Lunch Available
Knowledge Camps- OpenX Round 2
OpenX Round 3
OpenX Share Out: Ideas and Action
Final Words: Joe Bartmann