Call for Papers: Urban Extension Conference

Posted on August 4, 2006

We are looking for the Best Presenters to attend America?s finest urban conference for Extension Professionals whose focus is reaching new and diverse audiences in urban communities across the county. Workshops will be one hour in length, including time for questions and answers. The Poster Session will last for two hours and will be scheduled around and during lunch in an environment to encourage maximum one-to-one and small group interaction with poster presenters. Workshops and posters should meet conference goals on issues facing Extension. See call for papers section http://extension.missouri.edu/urbanconf for more details. The opportunity to submit your proposal on-line will be available soon.

The Urban Extension Conference will be May 7-10, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. It is being planned by the 12 North Central states and hosted by University of Missouri Extension.

Join your colleagues to discover and explore innovative, cutting-edge Extension programs being offered in urban centers across the country. This professional conference will offer an array of workshops, seminars, speakers and exhibits that will stimulate and inspire a renewed, shared vision for Extension urban programming and outreach. The conference is for extension educators, faculty and staff who work in urban, suburban and highly populated areas, who provide administrative and program leadership on the local, state and federal level, or have responsibilities for urban programming.

Please mark these dates on your calendar and plan to participate in this exciting opportunity. More information will be available as the planning progresses on the conference web site. Please share this web site with anyone who has an interest in urban extension programs http://extension.missouri.edu/urbanconf. We are trying to reach as many extension professionals as possible so your sharing of this information is critical to the success of the conference. If you would like to be on the mailing list for the conference, please go to the conference web site and click on the would you like to be on the mailing list button? If you have questions, please contact us.

Call for Papers Due September 30, 2006

Thanks for spreading the news about the conference and call for papers.

Jim Lindquist
Kansas State Research and Extension
Assistant Director
Extension Field Operations
119 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-3519
jlinqui@oznet.ksu.edu

Al Black
University of Missouri Extension
Regional Director
West Central Region
1501 NW Jefferson, Suite111
Blue Springs, MO 65015
816-252-7717
blacka@missouri.edu


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