Times and locations are subject to change.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

5:00 – 9:00pm Registration                                                                     . (Humanities and Fine Arts Building)
6:30 – 9:30pm Welcome Reception (Humanities and Fine Arts Building)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

7:45 – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast (Student Center)
9:00 – 10:15am Welcome: Scanning the Field
(Edson Auditorium – Student Center)
10:45 – 12:00pm Breakout Session #1: Creative Solutions to Rural Challenges
(Imholte, Humanities and Fine Arts)
12:00 – 1:30pm Lunch (Student Center)
1:30 – 2:30pm Plenary Session: Creating Inclusive Communities (Edson Auditorium – Student Center)
2:45 – 4:00pm Breakout Session #2: Rural Identity, Heritage and Aesthetics
(Imholte, Humanities and Fine Arts)
4:00 – 6:30pm Local Flavors Event, Performances and Networking  
6:30 – 8:00pm Dinner  
8:00 – 10:00pm Social Events  

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:00 – 8:00am Yoga (Campus Mall)
7:45 – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast (Student Center)
8:30 – 9:15am Plenary Session: Art and Rural Advocacy                   . (Edson Auditorium – Student Center)
9:30am – 10:30am Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jessica Metcalfe (Edson Auditorium – Student Center)
11:00am – 12:15pm Breakout Session #3: Tools & Resources for Moving Forward
(Imholte, Humanities and Fine Arts)
12:15 – 2:00pm Lunch/Closing reception (Student Center)
1:30 – 3:00pm Space available for self-organized meetings  (Student Center)


All events, unless noted, take place at the University of Minnesota, Morris in the Student Center, Imholte Hall, or the Humanities and Fine Arts Building.

Attendees are encouraged to park in the North Parking Lot.

Click here for a campus map.

Registrants will receive details about parking, and detailed check-in instructions approximately 3 weeks before the Summit, via email.

Schedule is subject to change.