2013 National Urban Extension Conference and Call for Submissions

2013 National Urban Extension Conference and Call for Submissions

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May 6-9, 2013. Overland Park Sheraton, Overland Park, Kansas. Hosted by K-State Research and Extension.


Urban Extension: Relevant, Reliable, Responsive and Remarkable


May 6-9, 2013


Overland Park Sheraton, Overland Park, Kansas


Hosted by K-State Research and Extension 


Conference goals:

  • Build cultural competency skills and the ability to successfully navigate differences
  • Acquire strategies to build community capacity utilizing the strengths of diverse audiences
  • Develop skills in building strategic collaborative partnerships
  • Investigate innovative funding strategies and the development of public-private partnerships
  • Explore effective technologies for delivering urban extension programs
  • Explore contemporary and emerging issues for urban extension programming.
  • Strengthen programming effectiveness through networking with and learning from urban extension focused colleagues
  • Demonstrate techniques to evaluate, document and communicate positive impacts of urban extension programming

Call for proposals:


The conference planning committee is seeking proposals for concurrent and poster session presentations related the conference goals. Submission deadline is September 28, 2012.


Conference website: dce.k-state.edu/conf/urban-extension/

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