The 2020 Rural Vitality Summit, put on by the Association of Washington Business (AWB), is set to begin next week.
The two-day webinar will start on Nov. 11 and end on Nov. 12; on both days, the summit will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
According to the release, the summit will cover the availability of broadband infrastructure and how it can foster opportunities in areas like education, telehealth, e-commerce, and others in rural Washington.
James Ogsbury, the executive director of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) will be giving the keynote address on the 11th. He will be discussing broadband infrastructure accessibility. Rural on Purpose co-founder Mary Doyle will give a keynote on the 12th.
The 2020 event marks a “revisit” to the topic of rural jobs for AWB, which previously hosted summits focusing on the subject in 2017 and 2018.
To register, go to the AWB website.