Lincoln, Neb. —Registration is now open for Nebraska Extension’s second annual AMPLIFY Engagement Conference.
The 2023 conference will take place on Nebraska Innovation Campus Feb. 22-24. Registration is open to all University of Nebraska faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students and stakeholders who are interested in collaborating both internally and with groups and individuals outside of the university in order to expand the university’s positive impact across Nebraska.
“AMPLIFY Engagement is a chance for all member of our campus community to learn about the most important issues facing our state today,” said Charlie Stoltenow, dean and director of Nebraska Extension. “It also presents a wonderful opportunity to connect faculty, staff, students and stakeholders creating innovative, effective new ways to fulfill the state’s land-grant mission.”
The conference will include panel discussions, tours of various campus facilities, networking events, and breakout sessions on topics including retaining rural residents, using Rural Poll and other data in research, assessing the readiness of communities to engage, and the National Institutes of Health and community engagement, among others.
Outcomes of the conference for participants include:
- Be a part of the co-creation and activation of new and existing ideas for campus faculty and Extension to engage with communities/stakeholders to contribute to the public good.
- Understand the “why” and “what” of engagement as it relates to our work and the N|2025 strategic plan.
- Harness the assets of the campus to be used statewide as appropriate.
- Explore best practices to make engagement successful.
View the full agenda and register at https://myextension.unl.edu/amplify-engagement