The NCRCRD periodically sponsors or facilitates webinars to help connect rural development researchers and Extension professionals with each other and with stakeholder groups. The NCRCRD sponsored webinars are free and there is no registration.  All webinars are scheduled for Eastern Time.

To participate in our webinars go to: http://ncrcrd.adobeconnect.com/ncrcrd - log in as a Guest and Enter Room.  To nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz

Upcoming Webinars:

Creating Resilient Small City Downtowns

April 17, 2017 @ 2:00 PM-ET

Bill Ryan & Chuck Law (University of Wisconsin), Zachary Kennedy (University of Illinois)

Urban First
April 26, 2017 @ 1:00 PM-ET
John Mann, Jason Parker and Scott Loveridge (Michigan State University)

Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Inequality

May 9, 2017 @ 2:00 PM-ET
Tom Lyons, Michigan State University, product Center food-Ag-Bio

Family Business Contributions to Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Rural Communities over Time
May 17, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

Linda Niehm (Iowa State University),Glenn Muske and Margaret Fitzgerald (North Dakota State University)

Deaths of Despair in Pennsylvania and Beyond: A demographer’s Take on Drug, Alcohol and Suicide Mortality in Small City and Rural America
April 24, 2017 @ 12:00 PM-ET

Shannon M. Monnat, Pennsylvania State University

Dates and times to be determined:
Successful Disaster Recovery Using the Community Capitals Framework

Gary Goreham (North Dakota State University)

Local Government Fiscal Stress and Innovative Response Strategies
Biswa Das (Iowa State University), John Leatherman (Kansas State University), Judith Stallman (University of Missouri), Craig Maher (University of Nebraska), Mark Skidmore and Eric Scorsone (Michigan State University) and Bonnie Bressers (Miller School of Journalism)