Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 8:30am to Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre
Join us this September 20-23 at the Different by Design – Exploring Innovation for Rural Prosperity. This conference explores the unique potential and many possibilities that exist in rural places.
Rural practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and citizens are invited to submit stories, presentations, panels, and capacity building sessions that address one or more of the four conference themes; Workforces of Tomorrow, Our Changing Environment, Creating Connections and Communities of Opportunity.
The opening keynote panel is free and open to the public. Keynote speakers Heather Hall (University of Waterloo), Terry Van Horn (Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation), and Traart Van den Berg (Land Info Technologies) will be speaking on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development. The panel and reception take place September 20, 2017, starting at 6:30 pm at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC. Opening keynote panel tickets available online.
Step 1: Register for the Different by Design Conference.