The field of Community Development is rapidly growing and evolving. What better way to understand its’ contemporary pulse, than by networking and engaging with community development professionals both locally and globally? Individuals interested in all aspects of community development are invited to attend the 2017 CDS/NACDEP joint conference in Big Sky, Montana June 11 – 14. The conference is set to highlight the synergistic energy between two professional community development organizations, the Community Development Society (CDS) http://www.comm-dev.org/ and the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) http://www.nacdep.net/. Conference highlights will include thought provoking speakers and artists, experiencing Montana community development initiatives first hand through mobile learning tours, and networking opportunities with professionals nationally and internationally. Come join us in beautiful Big Sky, Montana and develop “professionally” with community development.