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2019 FALL CONFERENCE

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY: FINDING THE BALANCE BETWEEN POPULATION GROWTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

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Tuesday, October 15th, 7:30am – 6pm, Broncos Stadium at Mile High

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW: According to recent census data, Colorado is the second fastest growing state in the nation with several front range cities ranked in the top 100 of fastest growing US cities. This conference will explore past, present, and future threats to Colorado’s environment, focusing on population growth. Presentations will focus on minimizing and mitigating the environmental impacts of land development, use, and natural resource extraction, and maximizing our enjoyment of what many of us consider to be the happiest place on earth.

CEMS has received seven (7) CLE credits for the Conference

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Elizabeth Garner, Colorado State Demographer – Growing Forward: Population and Employment Trends in Colorado

01 – Elizabeth Garner – State Demographer (Key Note Speaker)

INVITED SPEAKERS

Dr. Jill Engel-Cox, National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Renewable Energy for Industrial Environmental Management: Collaborative Studies Between Industry, JISEA, and NREL

03 – Jill Engel-Cox – Renewable Energy for Industrial Environmental Management Collaborative Studies Between Industry – JISEA – and NREL

Steven Emmen, Office of U.S. Senator Cory Gardner – Legislative Update

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS

Pre-Disturbance Planning: What’s in Your Toolbox? – Nathan Wojcik, SWCA Environmental Consultants

02 – Nathan Wojcik – Pre-Disturbance Planning – What’s in Your Toolbox

Denver Ozone Nonattainment Area – Sara Lubchenco, Tetra Tech and Melanie Granberg, Gablehouse Granberg, LLC

04 – Sara Lubchenco and Melanie Granberg – DMNFR Ozone Nonattainment Area

What Lies Beneath – Lessons Learned and Forecasting the Future of Construction Dewatering – Andy Safulko, Terracon and Christine Jochim, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

06 – Andy Salfulko and Christine Jochim – What Lies Beneath

Colorado River Compact: Drought Contingency Plan – Lee Miller, General Counsel, Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District

Do We Need China’s Market? Making Recycling and Composting Work – Megan Lane, City and County of Denver

08 – Megan Lane – Do We Need China’s Market

Tolland Ranch Habitat Project: An Opportunity to Restore Ecological Services in South Boulder Creek – Noah Greenberg, SWCA Environmental Consultants

09 – Noah Greenberg – Tolland Ranch Habitat Project

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
7:30AM – 8:00AM – Registration
8:00AM – 4:30PM – Presentations
4:30PM – 6:00PM – Reception

REGISTRATION FEES

CEMS Members ………………………………………………………………… $110

Non-Members (includes one-year membership)……………………… $165

Full-time, Registered Students with ID: …………………………………… $35

REGISTRATION INCLUDES

Continental breakfast; lunch; snacks and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day; and happy hour reception with  hors d’oeuvres.

Registration fees:

To register for this event, complete the 2019 CEMS Fall Conference Registration Form with a check made payable to CEMS at:

CEMS, P.O. Box 2426, Evergreen, CO 80437-2426

Sponsorship Questions? Contact Michael Whelan at mwhelan@anchorqea.com or (303) 952-4850

Registration or General Questions? Erik Gessert at erik.gessert@terracon.com or (303)454-5277