KEYNOTE SPEAKER

SPONSORED BY


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REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

Main Street Entrance


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PLENARY SESSION (MAIN ARENA)

Welcome

Jared Arnett | SOAR Executive Director

Kim McCann | Chair of SOAR Executive Board | Partner at VanAntwerp Attorneys

 

Welcome from SOAR Principals

Congressman Hal Rogers

Governor Matt Bevin

 

Special Remarks

Jared Arnett | SOAR Executive Director

The Future of Appalachia

 

Proof Video | Second Chance Auto

 

Dr. Eli Capilouto | President of the University of Kentucky

 

Donovan Blackburn | CEO of Pikeville Medical Center | SOAR Executive Board Member

The Intersection of Healthcare, Workforce, and Job Creation

 

Keynote Speaker

Major Dan Rooney | ABC World News “Person of the Year”

 

Special Remarks

Hilda Legg | USDA Rural Development State Director

Economic Impact of Connectivity in Appalachia

 

Proof Video | Digital Careers Now

 

Deck Decker | Interim Executive Director of the Kentucky Communications Network Authority

Broadband in Appalachia: Positioned For Success

 

Closing Comments

Congressman Hal Rogers and Governor Matt Bevin

 

Lunch Kickoff

Ryan Quarles | Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture


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LUNCH AND ENTERTAINMENT BY MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY'S KENTUCKY CENTER FOR TRADITIONAL MUSIC


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OPEN NETWORKING AND TIME TO VISIT “THE PROOF” BOOTHS


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LAST MILE BROADBAND WORKSHOP (ARENA BALL ROOM)