Regional Issues Summit


Northern Colorado is one of the state’s most vibrant and livable areas. It is also one of the fastest growing parts of Colorado. The Regional Issues Summit is a forum that will bring attention to some of the larger issues facing Northern Colorado.  The half-day program will feature expert presentations, panel conversations and participant reactions. Business, civic, education and government leaders are invited to attend to help identify possible solutions to the area challenges.

Thank you to our sponsors:  Gold Sponsor: Elevations Credit Union; Silver Sponsors: Plante Moran and Upstate Colorado; Bronze Sponsors:  Flood and Peterson, Hewlett Packard Enterprises and Woodward; Event Sponsors: AlphaGraphics and Sign-A-Rama; Table Sponsors:  4 Rivers Equipment LLC, Cache Bank & Trust, Open Door Organizational Solutions, ServiceMaster Restore and Total Facility Care.

2018 Agenda – December 4, 2018

7:15 a.m.        Registration and Breakfast Available

7:30 a.m.        Welcome

7:35 a.m.       NCLA Perspective:  Why Talent?

7:40 a.m.       Generations@Work and Cultivating A Collaborative Workforce Environment

                      Presented by Jodee Swee, XYZ University

9:00 a.m.      NCLA Perspective:  Why Water?

9:05 a.m.      Water, Water, Water:  Insights
Presented by Bill Brown, Fischer, Brown, Bartlett & Gunn, P.C.

10:10 a.m.    NCLA Perspective:  Why Transportation?

10:15 a.m.   Transportation – What’s Next?
Presented by Sandra Solin, Capitol Solutions

11:20 a.m. NCLA Regional Agenda and Next Steps

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

2018 Resources


Welcome, Why Talent and Generations@Work and Cultivating A Collaborative Workforce Environment (Josee Swee)

Why Water? and Water, Water, Water: Insights by Bill Brown

Why Transportation and What’s Next (Sandra Solin) 

NCLA Regional Agenda and Next Steps 


2018 Regional Issues

Why Transportation – What’s Next 

2018 Photos 

By Craig Vollmer Photography

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To check out previous Regional Issues Summits, please click below.

2017 Regional Issues Summit

2016 Regional Issues Summit

2015 Regional Issues Summit

2014 Regional Issues Summit

2013 Regional Issues Summit

2012 Regional Issues Summit