Events

RECENT EVENTS:

2016 Rural Regional Forums

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In September 2016 the Rural Futures Institute co-hosted three Rural Regional Forums across Nebraska with local steering committees in West Point, North Platte and Chadron. The forums included overviews of RFI-funded engagement projects, tours of the communities that highlighted successes, a “community visioning” process for area youth, discussions with business, education and health care leaders and group work that aimed to address challenges in each region. Get details »

 

2016 Connecting Young Nebraskans Summit

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RFI’s Connecting Young Nebraskans network for professionals throughout the state hosted the 2016 CYN Summit in York, Neb., on Oct. 28. The theme was “Creating Life Balance!” Lisa Gunderson delivered a keynote on reality-based leadership, RFI’s Chief Futurist Dr. Connie Remiers-Hild presented “The Future of Leadership” and RFI’s Executive Director Chuck Schroeder provided “Young Leaders Are Change-Makers.” Summary materials coming soon!

 

Visiting Presenter, Paul Genho, Ph.D.

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Agricultural systems expert Paul Genho, Ph.D., visited the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 to share insights into the beef and agricultural industries as well as leadership and management from his 50 years of experience in acquiring and managing agricultural properties worldwide. View presentations »

PAST EVENTS:

2015 Rural Futures Conference

2014 Regional Forums

2013 Rural Futures Conference

2012 Rural Futures Conference

Webinars