2014 Regional Issues Summit

The 2014 Regional Issues Summit was held on December 3, 2014 at the Embassy Suites in Loveland from 7:30 to noon.

The business community was also invited to extend their day at the Embassy Suites to join Leadership Northern Colorado for their kick off event, hosted by LNC Overall Sponsors Kaiser Permanete and Banner Health. Regionalism is becoming a central issue for the area.  Community members were invited to learn about this important topic and to meet the 2015 Leadership Northern Colorado class.

2014 Regional Issues Summit Schedule

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

7:30 a.m.       Registration and Breakfast Available

8:15 a.m.       Welcome

8:20 a.m.       Who Is NCLA?
Presented by NCLA Board Member Pete Gazlay

8:25 a.m.       Fix North I-25:  Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Presented by CDOT Region 4 Transportation Director Johnny Olson and Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce CEO David May

 9:25 a.m.       NCLA Success
Presented by NCLA Immediate Past Chair Barbara Koelzer

9:30 a.m.       Oil and Gas:  Economic and Demographic Impacts
Presented by Colorado State University Regional Economist Dr. Martin Shields

10:00 a.m.      NCLA and Regionalism
Presented by NCLA Board Member Dan Dennie

10:05 a.m.      Water, Water Everywhere?
Presented by Northern Water General Manager Eric Wilkinson

 10:50 a.m.     2015 Legislative Session, a Preview
Presented by NCLA Chair Steve Tool and NCLA Board Member Carl Maxey

 11:45 a.m.     Networking with State Legislators

Download resources at http://bitly/RegionalIssues14

The Regional Issues Summit and the Leadership Northern Colorado Kick Off is sponsored by Leadership Northern Colorado, the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation, Upstate Colorado, the Better Business Bureau, EKS&H, Woodward, Brock & Company, Fort Collins Coloradoan, University of Colorado Health and Kaiser Permanente.