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News Service:

Annette Hacker, director,
(515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

4-05-07

Contacts:

Teddi Barron, News Service, (515) 294-4778, tbarron@iastate.edu

Media Advisory: Gov. Culver keynotes bioeconomy conference at ISU April 10

Iowa Gov. Chet Culver will present the keynote address at the conference, "Community Futures: The Small Town in the Bioeconomy," from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the Scheman Building, Iowa State University.

The conference, which is a follow-up to last November's bioeconomy summit at Iowa State, will focus on the implications of the emerging bioeconomy for Iowa's rural communities. Topics to be addressed include transportation and infrastructure, the environment, taxes and finance, land use, and aesthetics. The conference is for local leaders, including city and county elected officials, economic development professionals, planners, design professionals, business owners and school officials.

Media are invited to attend. A complete schedule is available at www.extension.iastate.edu/bioeconomy/communityfutures/Schedule.html.

If interested in a complimentary registration, contact Teddi Barron, ISU News Service, (515) 294-4778, tbarron@iastate.edu.

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Quick look

"Community Futures: The Small Town in the Bioeconomy,"

Gov. Chet Culver, keynote speaker

Scheman Building, ISU

April 10

9 a.m.-4 p.m.