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October 19, 2005

2006 National Urban Extension Conference set for Kansas City

The 2006 Urban Extension Conference will take place November 6-9, 2006, in Kansas City, MO. Participants will learn about and share extension programs, leadership and issues related to urban areas.

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.

The 12 North Central States are planning the conference, which will be hosted by University of Missouri Extension. Co-chairs for the conference are Jim Lindquist, assistant director, Extension Field Operations, Kansas State Research and Extension, Manhattan, KS, and Al Black, regional director, West Central Region, University of Missouri Extension, Blue Springs, MO.

More information will be available as the planning progresses. If you would like to join the mailing list for the conference, please send your contact information to Al Black at blacka@missouri.edu.

-- Excerpted from USDA CSREES Update

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Posted by deeshore at October 19, 2005 09:42 AM