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Transforming Appalachia: Embracing Change to Drive Progress, October 17-19, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

All across Appalachia, people are working to spur innovation, transform local economies, and implement new ideas. Are you one of them? If so, join us and hundreds of others in Pittsburgh, PA, October 17–19 for Transforming Appalachia: Embracing Change to Drive Progress, the Appalachian Regional Commission’s 2017 annual conference.

This year’s conference, hosted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a summit on key cornerstone issues, such as entrepreneurship, workforce and business development, education, and health—issues that are steering economic development in the Appalachian Region. If you’ve been to an ARC annual conference before, you know there will be robust discussions, working sessions, technical assistance workshops, and plenty of time to network with other Appalachian leaders like you. If this will be your first time attending an ARC conference, we are eager to meet you!

Register now at and get the early-bird registration rate. See you in Pittsburgh!