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Events

Leaders have told us they value opportunities to connect with one another. Most of the events listed below are things the Bush Foundation is sponsoring. We encourage you to explore them!


bushCONNECT

Due to COVID-19, bushCONNECT has been canceled.


October 23 - 24th, 2020

Virtual | TEDxMinneapolis is devoted to telling the grand Minneapolis story via the TEDx “Ideas Worth Spreading” platform.

October 25-28, 2020

Virtual | The Aurora Institute Symposium offers an opportunity to draw on the collective wisdom and expertise of K-12 educators, practitioners, and school and district leaders around the globe who are building knowledge about next-generation learning models and honing practices that will usher in the future of learning.

July 9 - October 20, 2020

Virtual | TEDxFargo is adapting just like the rest of the world and has redesigned the full-day conference into small scale events and programming to bring innovative ideas and adventures to the community.

November 5, 2020

Virtual | The Creative Economy Summit is a 2-day event to provide a platform for diverse change leaders to collaborate and support community-driven solutions to connect arts, culture and economic development in rural North Dakota.

November 13-14, 2020

Virtual | An annual two-day conference that aims to inspire people to work to overcome racism where they live, work and play, and to provide them with practical tools to do so.

Every Wednesday from 9am - 10am

Aberdeen, SD | 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and six time zones – and growing every day.

7am every month

Rapid City, SD | Morning Fill Up is a series of public gatherings to inspire and engage members of The Garage, as well as residents around western South Dakota, to put their creative energies into action for the betterment of the entire community. Since the inception of Morning Fill Up, creators of the morning talk have sought to bring guests who can speak to timely, important issues that impact residents of the region — and people across the country.

Every Wednesday from 9:15am – 10:15am at the Stage at Island Park, except for the months of August and December

Fargo, ND | 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and six time zones – and growing every day.

The last Friday of every month

Fargo, ND | The Fargo Chapter of Creative Mornings provides an open environment where anyone from the general public can gather and be inspired by makers, designers, artists, business leaders, non-profits, for-profits, solopreneurs and creative professionals. After all, everyone is creative and everyone is welcome!

Every Wednesday from 8:30am – 9:30am at the Black Hills State University-Rapid City Campus

Rapid City, SD | 1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and six time zones – and growing every day.