Welcome to Des Moines, Iowa host to the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference. Referred to as the “Birth Place of Extension” Iowa is a novel blend of urban and rural landscapes. Des Moines, the capital of Iowa, is both a civic and social center for urban living and culture in the state.
The 2011 urban conference planning committee made up of Extension professionals from 14 states, understands the unique challenges that face land grant institutions in their urban educational outreach efforts. We are pleased to offer this unique opportunity for learning and discussion.
Join us in May of 2011 as we discuss the unique needs of urban communities around the nation. Conference highlights include, nationally recognized keynote speakers, urban success stories and sessions featuring leading Extension professionals, urban cultural immersions, and networking.
Bring your thoughts, your experiences, your challenges and your victories. Share them at the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.