ARC 2023 Annual Conference

  • September 11, 2023 12:00 pm - September 12, 2023 8:00 pm
  • Organizer(s):
    • Commonwealth of Kentucky

ARC’s 2023 annual conference, Appalachia Rises©: Resilience, Strength & Transformation welcomed hundreds of collaborators from across Appalachia to Ashland, Kentucky on September 11-12.

With a special focus on the importance of resiliency and collaboration in the region, the 2023 conference features partners from across Appalachia who work daily to strengthen communities by creating and expanding workforce development, growing outdoor recreation, developing entrepreneurs, and building leadership and community capacity

Watch the opening session of Appalachia Rises©️ above!

Conference Agenda

Conference Highlights

Join ARC, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and other partners as we hear from Coach John Calipari of the University of Kentucky‘s men’s basketball team, explore Ashland’s revitalized downtown, experience world-class, locally rooted entertainment with a special music performance at the historic Paramount Arts Center, and more at this year’s annual conference!

Conference Location

Ashland, Kentucky

Learn more about Ashland, Kentucky as we host our annual conference there September 11-12!

Contact Us

Have questions about our annual conference?
Email us at conferences@arc.gov.