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 2021 Rural Summit

“Redefining Resilience and Recovery”


The 2021 Rural Summit “Redefining Resilience and Recovery” had more than 200 rural advocates attend for the two-day event that consisted of 16 breakout sessions, 3 plenary sessions, and several guest speakers that included Governor Larry Hogan, USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, and the Summit’s keynote speaker Whitney Kimball Coe.

You can find recordings from the Summit on the RMC YouTube channel

PowerPoint Presentations from the 2021 Rural Summit:

Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Forestry

Economic Development

Community Development

Health Care

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2021 Rural Summit Agenda 



2023 Rural Summit Sponsorship and Speaker Opportunities

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