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Events

 April 2015
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2015 Spring Meeting
April 20–23, 2015
Washington Renaissance Hotel
999 9th Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
 March 2015
DDAA 2015 Annual Conference
March 22–24, 2015
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
 December 2014
2014 Appalachian Teaching Project Presentations
December 5–6, 2014
Crystal City Marriott
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia
Presentations agenda (PDF: 35 KB)
Participants and project descriptions (PDF: 365 KB)
Video of 2014 presentations
 November 2014
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2014 Fall Meeting
November 17–19, 2014
North Central Workforce Investment Board
Ridgway, Pennsylvania
Meeting agenda (PDF: 79 KB)
 October 2014
Investing in Appalachia's Youth Conference
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted by the State of Alabama
October 8-9, 2014
Marriott Shoals Hotel
Florence, Alabama
 September 2014
Made in Rural America Regional Export and International Investment Forum: Cortland, New York
September 5, 2014
8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Corey Union Function Room
SUNY–Cortland
103 Prospect Terrace
GPS Address: 17 Lankler Drive
Cortland, New York
Forum agenda (PDF: 147 KB)
Forum parking map (PDF: 157 KB)
 August 2014
Made in Rural America Regional Export and International Investment Forum: Birmingham, Alabama
August 18, 2014
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Birmingham–Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, Alabama
Forum agenda (PDF: 223 KB)
 June 2014
Global Appalachia Workshop
June 17–18, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Workshop agenda (PDF: 142 KB)
 June 2014
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2014 Best Practices Conference
June 10–12, 2014
DoubleTree Asheville-Biltmore Hotel
Asheville, North Carolina
Conference schedule, session information, and presentation materials
Conference summary
 June 2014
Made in Rural America Regional Export Forum
June 4, 2014
8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
Southpointe Business Park
1000 Corporate Drive
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Forum agenda (PDF: 184 KB)
 May 2014
ARC Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
May 1, 2014
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 84 KB)
Meeting summary
 April 2014
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2014 Spring Meeting
April 27–30, 2014
Washington Renaissance Hotel
999 9th Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 86 KB)
Meeting summary
 April 2014
2014 DDAA Professional Development Conference
April 27–29, 2014
MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center
Kingsport, Tennessee
 April 2014
Appalachian Diabetes Consultation
April 10, 2014
Embassy Row Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Consultation agenda, presentations, and materials
 April 2014
Appalachia Funders Network 2014 Annual Meeting
April 1–3, 2014
Athens, Ohio
Event Web site
 March 2014
Serving Appalachia’s Communities: Highlighting the Present and Visioning the Future
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 23–25, 2014
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 March 2014
Research Webinar: Economic Diversity in Appalachia
March 11, 2014
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EDT
 February 2014
ARC 2014 Governors' Quorum Meeting
February 23, 2014
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
 January 2014
Appalachian Gateway Communities Regional Workshops
Abingdon, Virginia: January 14–16, 2014
Shepherdstown, West Virginia: February 10–12, 2014
 December 2013
ARC Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
December 18, 2013
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 84 KB)
Meeting summary
 December 2013
2013 Appalachian Teaching Project Presentations
December 6–7, 2013
Crystal City Marriott
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia
Presentations agenda (PDF: 150 KB)
Participants and project descriptions (PDF: 206 KB)
 November 2013
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2013 Fall Meeting
November 12–14, 2013
Morehead Conference Center
Morehead State University
Morehead, Kentucky
Meeting agenda (PDF: 774 KB)
 November 2013
Engaging, Competing, and Succeeding in the Global Economy of the Twenty-First Century
A Global Appalachia Workshop
November 13–14, 2013
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 139 KB)
 November 2013
Toward Prosperity: Entrepreneurship Transforming Appalachia's Economy Conference
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted by
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and the State of West Virginia

November 6-7, 2013
Charleston Marriott Town Center Hotel
Charleston, West Virginia
 July 2013
ARC Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
July 31, 2013
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 85 KB)
Meeting summary
 June 2013
Engaging, Competing, and Succeeding in the Global Economy of the Twenty-First Century
A Global Appalachia Workshop
June 18–20, 2013
Mobile, Alabama
 June 2013
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2013 Summer Meeting
June 9–11, 2013
DoubleTree Asheville-Biltmore Hotel
Asheville, North Carolina
Meeting agenda (PDF: 94 KB)
 May 2013
Appalachian Capital Policy Initiative Advisory Committee Meeting
May 2, 2013
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 98 KB)
 April 2013
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2013 Spring Meeting
April 21–24, 2013
Washington Renaissance Hotel
999 9th Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 115 KB)
Meeting summary
 March 2013
Appalachia Funders Network 2013 Annual Meeting
March 19–21, 2013
Asheville, North Carolina
Event Web site
 March 2013
A Proud Heritage and a Bright Tomorrow: Recognizing LDDs' Valuable Role in Shaping Appalachia's Future
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 10–12, 2013
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 March 2013
Mississippi Food Summit
March 1, 2013
Powerhouse Community Arts Center
413 South 14th Street
Oxford, Mississippi
Summit Web site
 February 2013
ARC 2013 Governors' Quorum Meeting
February 23, 2013
4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
 December 2012
ARC Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
December 13, 2012
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 111 KB)
Meeting summary
 November 2012
2012 Appalachian Teaching Project Presentations
November 30–December 1, 2012
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Presentations agenda (PDF: 20 KB)
Participants and project descriptions (PDF: 160 KB)
 November 2012
Research Webinar: Strategies for Economic Improvement in Appalachia's Distressed Rural Counties
November 27, 2012
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EST
 November 2012
Global Appalachia Workshop
November 14–15, 2012
Washington, D.C.
 November 2012
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2012 Fall Meeting
November 14–16, 2012
The Hunter Henry Center
Mississippi State University
Starkville, Mississippi
Meeting agenda (PDF: 220 KB)
 November 2012
Appalachian Health Policy Advisory Council Meeting
November 8–9, 2012
November 8: 1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.; November 9: 8:30 a.m.–Noon
Tennessee Department of Health
Nashville, Tennessee
Meeting agenda (PDF: 88 KB)
 October 2012
West Virginia Diabetes Prevention Roundtable
October 11, 2012
Noon–3:00 p.m.
Capitol Conference Center
815 Lee Street East
Charleston, West Virginia
 October 2012
Appalachian Regional Commission Meeting
October 3, 2012
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel–Huntsville Airport
Huntsville, Alabama
 August 2012
Livable Communities Regional Workshops
California, Pennsylvania: Thursday, August 16, 2012
Kingsport, Tennessee: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Cartersville, Georgia: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
 July 2012
Appalachian Higher Education Initiative Planning Workshop
July 24–25, 2012
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Workshop summary (PDF: 810 KB)
 July 2012
Appalachian Higher Education Network 2012 Summer Meeting
July 17–19, 2012
Embassy Suites, 300 Court Street
Summit Conference Center, 129 Summers Street
Charleston, West Virginia
Meeting agenda (PDF: 38 KB)
Meeting summary
 July 2012
Oxford Rural Economic Forum
July 12, 2012
University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi
 June 2012
Positioning Appalachia to Engage, Compete, and Succeed in the Global Economy of the Twenty-First Century
A Global Appalachia Workshop
June 12–14, 2012
Memphis, Tennessee
 May 2012
Appalachian Regional Development Initiative Meeting
May 30, 2012
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 108 KB)
 May 2012
ARC Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
May 22, 2012
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 94 KB)
Meeting summary
 May 2012
Appalachian Health Policy Advisory Council Meeting
May 16, 2012
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 66 KB)
Meeting summary
 April 2012
Appalachian Higher Education Network Meeting
April 22-25, 2012
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 341 KB)
Meeting summary
 April 2012
Growing the Appalachian Food Economy: A Forum on
Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

April 3-4, 2012
Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Asheville, North Carolina
 March 2012
Appalachia Funders Network 2012 Annual Meeting
March 28–29, 2012
Berea, Kentucky
 March 2012
Access to Capital and Credit: Strengthening Rural Businesses
March 23, 2012
Hyatt Regency Lexington
401 W. High Street
Lexington, Kentucky
Conference Web site
 March 2012
Working Together for a Better Region: How Local Development Districts are Making a Difference in Appalachia
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 18–20, 2012
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 March 2012
Appalachian Capital Policy Initiative Advisory Committee Meeting
March 14, 2012
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 274 KB)
 March 2012
Consultation on Community Philanthropy in Appalachia
March 13, 2012
National Council for Higher Education Building
Washington, D.C.
 February 2012
ARC 2012 Governors' Quorum Meeting
February 26, 2012
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
 December 2011
Global Appalachia Workshop
December 14–15, 2011
Washington, D.C.
 December 2011
Growing the Appalachian Food Economy Workshop
December 7, 2011
Greenville, South Carolina
 December 2011
Appalachian Regional Development Initiative Fall 2011
Federal Technical Assistance Workshops

Charleston, West Virginia: Friday, October 14, 2011
Abingdon, Virginia: Thursday, October 27, 2011
Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Monday, December 5, 2011
 December 2011
2011 Appalachian Teaching Project Presentations
December 2–3, 2011
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
 October 2011
Appalachian Capital Policy Initiative Advisory Committee Meeting
October 24, 2011
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 80 KB)
 September 2011
Healthy Families: Healthy Future Conference
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted by
the Commonwealth of Kentucky

September 7-9, 2011
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Conference program, videos, and presentations
 May 2011
Appalachian Regional Development Initiative Spring 2011
Federal Technical Assistance Workshops

Starkville, Mississippi: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Corning, New York: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Pikeville, Kentucky: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
 May 2011
Appalachian Health Policy Advisory Council Meeting
May 24, 2011
8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 39 KB)
Meeting summary
 May 2011
Strengthening Local Food Networks across Appalachia Workshop
May 26, 2011
Unicoi, Tennessee
 March 2011
Making Appalachia Stronger in Challenging Times
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 20–22, 2011
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 February 2011
ARC 2011 Governors' Quorum Meeting
February 28, 2011
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
 February 2011
Appalachian Capital Policy Initiative Advisory Committee Meeting
February 10, 2011
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond—Charlotte Branch
530 East Trade Street
Charlotte, North Carolina
Meeting agenda (PDF: 48 KB)
 January 2011
Appalachian Health Policy Advisory Council Meeting
January 27, 2011
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting summary
 January 2011
Webinar: Expanding into International Markets
Sponsored by ARC and the National Business Incubation Association
January 19, 2011
2:00 p.m.
Information on the webinar is available on the NBIA Web site.
 January 2011
Development District Association of Appalachia Executive Board Meeting
January 9-11, 2011
Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
Roanoke, Virginia
 December 2010
ARC Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
December 14, 2010
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 100 KB)
 December 2010
Appalachian Capital Policy Initiative Advisory Committee Meeting
December 10, 2010
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C.
Meeting agenda (PDF: 93 KB)
 October 2010
Appalachia's Educational Assets: Investing in a Skilled Future Conference
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted
by the State of Georgia

October 25–27, 2010
The Forum Civic Center
Rome, Georgia
Conference program and presentations
 October 2010
Appalachian Regional Commission Meeting
October 25, 2010
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Masonic Temple Lodge Room
336 Broad Street
Rome, Georgia
 August 2010
Appalachian Regional Commision Meeting
August 5, 2010
9:00 a.m.–Noon
Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center
91 North Lakeshore Drive
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
 August 2010
ARC Policy Development Committee Meeting
August 4, 2010
9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
A.K. Hinds University Center, Multipurpose Room
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, North Carolina
 February 2010
Leading the Charge for an Energy-Efficient Appalachia: What LDDs Can Do to Help Their Communities
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
February 28–March 2, 2010
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 February 2010
ARC 2010 Governors' Quorum Meeting
February 22, 2010
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C
 October 2009
New Energy, New Jobs, New Opportunities for Appalachia Conference
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted
by the State of Ohio

October 26–28, 2009
John Calhoun Baker University Center
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio
Conference program and presentations
 March 2009
Global Appalachia: Challenges and Opportunities
Engaging, Competing, and Succeeding in the Global Economy of the 21st Century
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 1–3, 2009
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 February 2009
ARC 2009 Governors Quorum Meeting
February 22, 2009
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C
 October 2008
Tomorrow's Workforce: Strategies for Appalachia's Future
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted
by the State of Mississippi

October 22–23, 2008
Tupelo, Mississippi
Conference program and presentations
 February 2008
The Changing of Appalachia: The People, the Workforce, and the Economy
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
February 24–26, 2008
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference Photos
 February 2008
ARC 2008 Governors Quorum Meeting
February 24, 2008
J.W. Marriott Hotel
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
 January 2008
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies
A Toolkit for Leaders to Face Our Nation's Future Energy Challenges
An Appalachian Regional Commission–Sponsored Conference
Hosted by the Coosa Valley Regional Development Center

January 23–25, 2008
Rome, Georgia
 October 2007
Back to Basics: Investing in and Improving Appalachia's Infrastructure
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted
by the State of West Virginia

October 24–25, 2007
Charleston Civic Center
Charleston, West Virginia
 August 2007
Strategies for Rural Development: Business Incubation and Clean Energy
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Co-Sponsored by:
First Tennessee Development District
East Tennessee State University Innovation Lab
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Tennessee Valley Authority
National Business Incubation Association

August 19–21, 2007
Millennium Centre
Johnson City, Tennessee
 April 2007
Clean Coal Opportunities for Appalachia
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference
Co-Sponsored by the Commonwealth of Kentucky
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April 24–25, 2007
Radisson Plaza Hotel Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky
 March 2007
Energizing Appalachia: Regional Approaches for Effective Energy Development
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 11–13, 2007
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
Conference photos
 October 2006
New Generation Jobs from Appalachia's Natural Assets
An Appalachian Regional Commission Conference Hosted
by the Commonwealth of Kentucky

October 11–13, 2006
Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center
Pikeville, Kentucky
 April 2006
Field Hearing on Reauthorization of the Appalachian Regional Commission
A field hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
chaired by Senator George V. Voinovich

April 20, 2006
10:00 a.m. (Media access at 9:30 a.m.)
Washington State Community College
Graham Auditorium
710 Colgate Drive
Marietta, Ohio
 March 2006
A Community Approach to Address Substance Abuse, Including Methamphetamine, in Appalachia
Sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Federal Office of Rural Health
Policy, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and East Tennessee State University

March 20-22, 2006
The Centre at Millennium Park
Johnson City, Tennessee
 March 2006
The Orient Success: Building Your Furniture and Wood Product Exports to Asia and the Pacific Rim
Appalachia USA Briefing Sessions
Ironton, Ohio: March 2, 2006
Tupelo, Mississippi: March 7, 2006
Morganton, North Carolina: March 9, 2006
Blacksburg, Virginia: March 10, 2006
Morgantown, West Virginia: March 14, 2006
State College, Pennsylvania: March 16, 2006
 March 2006
Pursuing New Opportunities: Creating an Entrepreneurial Vision for Regional Development
Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference
March 12-14, 2006
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia