Rural Summit:
From Cradle to Career

APRIL 28 – MAY 1 

LEXINGTON, KY

Get ready for the 2024 Rural Summit at the Central Bank Center in Lexington, KY. 

The Rural Summit brings together teachers, principals, superintendents, higher education leaders, legislators, and nonprofit leaders to share ideas and strategies for ensuring that rural youth have the opportunity to enter school ready to learn and successfully transition from high school to college and career.

Schedule of events

2:00 – 5:00 PM — Check in at Registration

4:00 – 5:00 PM — Taste of Kentucky

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM — Check in at Registration

7:30 – 8:30 AM — Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 AM — Opening Plenary

9:45 – 10:45 AM — Breakout Sessions I

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM — Breakout Sessions II

12:00 – 12:45 PM — Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 PM — Plenary II

2:00 – 3:00 PM — Breakout Sessions III

3:15 – 5:00 PM — Breakout Sessions IV (longer sessions)

5:00 PM — Networking Event at LexLive

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM — Check in at Registration

7:30 – 8:30 AM — Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 AM — Plenary III

9:45 – 10:45 AM — Breakout Sessions V

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM — Breakout Sessions VI

12:00 – 12:45 PM — Lunch 

12:45 – 1:45 PM — Plenary IV

2:00 – 3:00 PM — Breakout Sessions VII

3:15 – 5:00 PM — Plenary V and Closing Remarks

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM — Deep Dive Sessions

Download the Rural Summit app to see the full schedule of breakout sessions.

Keynote Speakers

Location

Central Bank Center

430 West Vine Street

Lexington, KY 40507

Contact Us

Have questions for us about the event? Contact event planner Samantha Dodson-Skinner at [email protected].