CARN to Host Regional Appalachian Summit

The Central Appalachian Regional Network announced the 2010 Appalachian Summit to be held August 11 -13 in Charleston, WV. Save the date!

2010 Appalachian Summit
August 11-13, 2010
Marriott Town Center in Charleston, WV
Hosted by the Central Appalachia Regional Network, the 2010 Appalachian Summit will focus on four areas:
  • Economic Development
  • Health
  • Education
  • Environment

This regional summit will include participants from the Appalachian counties of Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The purpose is to bring together diverse organizations and policy makers to build a stronger Central Appalachia through respectful discussion and sharing of ideas.

Conference Speakers:
  • Anita R. Brown-Graham, J.D.: Director, Institute of Emerging Issues
  • Hilda R. Heady, MSW: Senior Fellow; Chair, Rural Health Research and Policy Group; Atlas Research

For information about exhibits, sponsorship, and partnership opportunities, contact Jenny Lancaster.



Kristin Tracz

About Kristin Tracz

Kristin Tracz served MACED’s Research and Policy team from 2009-2012 working on clean energy policy, energy efficiency programs and the Appalachian Transition Initiative. She joined MACED after finishing her Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She now lives and works in Washington, DC.