The Appalachian Region Commission serves parts of 13 states, starting in New York and ending in Mississippi. With such a large footprint, the organization’s annual conference is not always as convenient for Tennesseans as the 2019 event is. Under the banner of “Appalachia Strong,” the annual event is set for September 4, 5 and 6 in nearby Asheville. commitment to the region’s future.
The summit’s two-day agenda is packed with panels and plenary conversations, mobile workshops, and breakout sessions organized into focused learning tracks for (1) business and workforce development (including sessions on emerging opportunities in agriculture); (2) infrastructure expansion; (3) substance use disorder and related health issues; and (4) ARC technical assistance.
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