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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2016 Conference Dates

Thur. April 28 & Fri. Apr​​Il 29, 2016
Keystone Conference C​enter​
Keystone, CO​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Speakers

​​Eric Bach
Co-Founder
Hipcamp

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​Harnessing the Power of Technology~ Revolutionizing the Industry​​​​

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​​ ​​​​​Amanda Barker
Executive Director​​
CO Coalition of Land Trusts​

Session
  • ​Private Land Conservation and the Partnerships that make it Possible ​

​​​​​​​Christian Beckwith
Director SHIFT Festival

Session


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​​​​​Jim Bedwell
Director of Recreation, Lands, Minerals and Volunteers
US Forest Service

Session

  • Commercial Access to Public Lands~Opportunities and Obstacles

​​​​​Luis Benitez
Director​
CO Outdoor Recreation Industry Office

Session


​​Bob Broscheid​​​​​Bob Broscheid
Director​
Colorado Parks and Wildlife​

Partners in the Outdoors Conference host & Awards Banquet Presenter


Scott Bruntjen
Scenic Byways Commissioner​

 Session
  • Striking a Balance: Population Growth vs Natural Spaces​


​​ ​​​​​Gary Buffington
Director
Larimer County Open Space

Session
  • Striking a Balance: Population Growth vs Natural Spaces​

​Chad Calvert
Manager of Government Relations 
Noble Energy

Session

  • ​Standing on the Divide~ Finding a Balance

​​​​​​​Andrew Casper
Director of Legal & Regulatory Affairs
Colorado Oil & Gas Association​
 
Session
  • ​​​​​​​​​Standing on the Divide~ Finding a Balance

Dana Coelho
Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager
US Forest Service

Session
  • ​​Challenging the Next Generation of Outdoor Leaders​



​​ ​​​​​David Costlow
Executive Director
Colorado River Outfitters Association 

Session
  • ​​​​​​​Commercial Access to Public Lands~ Opportunities and Obstacles​

​​Michael Diehl​​​​​Michael Diehl
Manager
Sit​ing & Land Rights Xcel Energy

Session

  • ​Standing on the Divide~ Finding a Balance

Brianna Doby ​​​​​Brianna Doby
Co-Founder
Positive Rhetoric​​

Session

  • Same Mountains, Different Trails

​​ ​​​​​Patt Dorsey
SW Region Manager
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Session
  •  ​​​​​​​ Striking a Balance: Population Growth vs Natural Spaces​

​​Dede Fay
Administrator and Sales Director
Grand County Colorado Tourism Board

Session
  • ​Best Practices~Collaborations that Produce Results


Chela Garcia-Iralando
Colorado Program Coordinator
Latino Outdoors

Session
  • ​​Challenging the Next Generation of Outdoor Leaders

​​​​​Brian St. George
Deputy State Director ​​Resources and Fire​
Bureau of Land Management​

Session
  • ​​​​​​Commercial Access to Public Lands~ Opportunities and Obstacles

​​​Cheryl Glanz
President  
Cache LaPoudre-North Park Scenic and Historic Byway Council​ 
Manager 
City of Fort Collins Colorado Welcome Center 

Session
  • ​Best Practices~Collaborations that Produce Results

​​​​​Erik Glenn
​Executive Director
Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​Private Lands Conservation and the Partnerships that make it Possible

​​​​​Great Outdoors Colorado

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​​What Makes Your Grant Stand Above the Rest?

Dave Grossman
Founder
Grand Valley Trails Alliance

Session
  • ​Striking a Balance: Population Growth vs. Natural Spaces
  • Connecting People with Nature

​​ Christine Groves head shot.jpg​​​​​Christine Groves
Founder
Million Dollar Producer-Grant Writing Consulation​

Sessions

  • Facilitator ~ What Makes Your Grant Stand Above the Rest? 
  • Grant Writing ~ A Structure for Success

Tom Hiester
Senior Vice President-Strategy
Renewable Eenergy Systems-Americas Inc.

Session
  • ​Standing on the Divide~Finding a Balance​


​​ Ava Holliday​​​​​Ava Holliday
Co-Founder
The Avarna Group​

Session

  • Tackling Biases for more Culturally Relevant Outdoor Experiences

​​​​​Marty Holmes
Regional Director
Mule Deer Foundation, CO

Session
  • ​​​​​​What Makes Your Grant Stand Above the Rest?

​​ ​​​​​Howard Horton
Angler Outreach Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife ​

Session
  • ​​​​​​Connecting People with Nature

​​​​​Scott Jones
Staff Member
CO Trails Preservation Alliance

Session
  • ​​​​​​​Connecting People with Nature​

​​ ​​​​​Willie Kalaskie
Ambassador El Pomar~ College Readiness and Success Program​
Chairman NWTF Pikes Peak Chapter

Session
  • ​Resume Building Workshop​​

​​ ​​​​​Tabbi Kinion
Statewide Education Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Session
  • ​​North American Conservation Education Strategy ~ Resources for Excellence​​

Julie Mach
Director of Conservation
Colorado Mountain Club​

Session
  • Connecting People to Nature

Adrienne Mansanares
VP & COO
Colorado Nonprofit Association

​​Session

  • ​​​​​What Makes Your Grant Stand Above the Rest?​​


Vanessa Mazal
Colorado Program Coordinator
​National Parks Conservation Association

Session
  • Collaborative Marketing: How Communities can Work Together

Ami McAlpin
Marketing Director 
City of Cortez

Session
  • Collaborative Marketing: How Communities can Work Together


Dave Miller
Director of Education and Program Sustainability 
Keystone Science School

​Session
  • ​​Challenging the Next Generation of Outdoor Leaders

Ken Mirr
Owner
Mirr Ranch Group
Board Member
Western Landowner Alliance

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​Private Lands Conservation and the Partnerships that make it Possible


Ken Morgan
Private Lands Program Manager​
Colorado Parks & WIldlife​​

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​Private Lands Conservation and the Partnerships that make it Possible​

​​ ​​​​​Tom Morissey 
Trails Program Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Session
  • ​​​​​​Connecting People with Nature

​​​​​National Wild Turkey Federation​

 ​​Session

  • ​​​​​What Makes Your Grant Stand Above the Rest?​

Katie Navin ​​​​​Katie Navin
Executive Director
Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education​

Sessions

  • The Next Step ~ Careers in Natural Resources​​

​​ ​​​​​Loretta Pineda
Executive Director
Environmental Learning for Kids

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​Challenging the Next Generation of Outdoor Leaders
 
​​Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin​​​​​Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin
Co-Founder
The Avarna Group​

Session

  • Tackling Biases for more Culturally Relevant Outdoor Experiences​

Dick Ray
President
Colorado Outfitters Association

Session
  • Commercial Access to Public Lands~ Opportunities and Obstacles

Lexi Ruskin
Outreach Manager
Colorado Outward Bound

Session
  • Challenging the Next Generation of Outdoor Leaders

​​ ​​​​​Chris Rutgers
Executive Director
Transforming Youth Outdoors

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​Harnessing the Power of Technology~ Revolutionizing the Industry​​

​​Jamie Sabbach​​​​​Jamie Sabbach
Founder
110% Consulting​

Session

  • The 13% Club

​​​Chad Schneckenburger
​​National Conservation Lands Program Lead
Bureau of Land Management

Session
  • ​Striking a Balance: Population Growth vs. Natural Spaces​

​​ ​​​​​Matt Schulz
Forest Management Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Session
  • Harnessing the Power of Technology~ Revolutionizing the Industry

​​​Scott Segerstrom​​​​​Scott Segerstrom
Executive Director
Colorado Youth Corps Association

Session

  • The Next Step: Careers In Natural Resources

Kathleen Staks
Assistant Director for Energy
Department of Natural Resources​

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​Private Lands Conservation and the Partnerships that make it Possible​


​​ ​​​​​Jeff Thompson
Resource Stewardship Program Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Harnessing the Passion and Potential of Volunteers

​​Robert Veldman

​​​​​Robert Veldman
​​
K-Coe Conservation​

Session​

  • Standing on the Divide~ Finding a Balance

​​​
Joe Vieira
National Monument Project Manager
Planning and Environmental Coordinator

Session
  • ​​Standing on the Divide~ Finding a Balance


​​ ​​​​​Rob White
Park Manager, Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Session
  • ​​​​​​​​​Commercial Access to Public Lands~ Opportunities and Obstacles

Elizabeth Williams
Director of Programs
Big City Mountaineers

Session

  • ​​​​​​​​​​Challenging the Next Generation of Outdoor Leaders

​​​Dean Winstanley
Director of Statewide Stewardship
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Session
  • Harnessing the Passion and Potential of Volunteers 

​​​​​Anna Zawisza
Director of Community Relations & Strategic Partnerships
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado​

Session
  • Connecting People with Nature
  • Harnessing the Power of Technology~ Revolutionizing the Industry​

Conference Sponsors & Planning Partners​​

Thank you to our 3rd Annual Partners in the Outdoors Conference Sponsors.

Questions?

Contact Lauren Truitt
Email: Lauren.Truitt@state.co.us​
Phone: (303) 291-7252​​​​​​​​

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