Building a Prosperous Future in Siouxland and Western Iowa

A Conversation with Federal Agencies | August 7 & 8


rural community needs

Billions of dollars are available for rural community needs, infrastructure, good jobs, and clean energy.

bringing federal agencies home

This convening brings federal agencies to Iowa to hear from locals & identify where resources should be deployed.

How do we improve our communities with these opportunities?

August 7 & 8, 2024

Western Iowa Tech Community College

Learn from Communities

Communities in Southeastern Utah are leading efforts to shape a new energy economy.

Meet with Federal Agencies

Participate in a dialogue between local leaders and federal agencies.

Focus on Good Jobs

Ensure that money from BIL and IRA for good jobs and community priorities flows to the region.



Public Town Hall

Local folks, business owners, and elected reps sharing successes, challenges, and opportunities that can shape the future of energy in Utah.


Lifting Up Federal Funding Successes

Attendees sharing examples of how federal funding is strengthening rural Utah’s local economies and delivering benefits to communities.

Invite-Only Stakeholder Meeting

Representatives from federal, regional, and state agencies and local stakeholders will strategize on how to ensure federal dollars help create good jobs, promote local hiring, and meet community needs.

For more information

Paul Getsos | Director | UTST

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