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Smart Rural Seminars
Presented by The PLUM Catalyst

September 21, 2023 and October 26, 2023
Grand Rapids, Minnesota


Attend one or both seminars
September 21, 2023
October 26, 2023

Hosted in:
Grand Rapids, MN
The Forge

Smart Rural Seminars are FREE to attend, all made possible by our generous sponsors!

For more information or questions, please contact:
Tammy Meehan Russell


Let's 'Future Proof' Together

Join rural community and transportation technology leaders at our upcoming Smart Rural Seminars in beautiful Grand Rapids, MN on "Future-Proofing Your Rural Community with Transportation and Innovative Technology Solutions."


In today's rapidly changing world, rural communities face unique challenges when it comes to staying competitive, innovative, and providing quality services to residents. That's why we're bringing together a diverse group of experts, leaders, and innovators to explore the latest trends and solutions in transportation and technology.


During these seminars, you'll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, learn from cutting-edge presentations, and gain practical insights into how you can future-proof YOUR rural community.


We'll cover topics such as:

  • Smart transportation

  • Mobility equity

  • Workforce and education

  • Rural transportation case studies such as the Grand Rapids, MN goMARTI project

  • Future mobility topics such as electric vehicle infrastructure and innovative technologies

  • Policies and programs to support rural innovation

  • ...and more - all with a focus on practical solutions that can help your community thrive.


Join us and learn how you can leverage the power of technology and transportation to build a brighter future for your rural community.


Register now to secure your spot at this must-attend event. Registration is limited to 40 attendees per event.


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Smart Rural Seminar Tracks


Future Proofing YOUR Rural Community


Defining Rural and the Rural Opportunity


Rural Workforce Innovations


Building a Technology Ecosystem


Rural Equity &

Community Engagement


Resources for Addressing Transportation Challenges in Rural

Traveling to Grand Rapids?

We're so excited to welcome you to Grand Rapids, MN.

If you need information on flights, lodging, things to do and eat - check out the link below.

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