Oct
16
10:30 AM10:30

Colorado Communities Cooperative

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October 16, 2018 (10:30am - 4:00pm)

City Park Recreation Center (Westminster, CO)

Background:

The Colorado Communities Symposium Recap Report was published in February 2018 to provide a summary of key themes and action items, as well as a set of next steps for interested parties.

More than 90 action items were proposed during the facilitated town halls at the Colorado Communities Symposium. A call for proposals was subsequently announced inviting community leaders, non-profit organizations, higher education institutions and other third-parties to help administer and/or participate in a number of the proposed action items.

The State of Colorado and Compact of Colorado Communities invite you to a workshop that will bring stakeholders together to shape the Colorado Communities Cooperative, an initiative that would facilitate the ongoing collaboration of stakeholders supporting the action items stemming from the Colorado Communities Symposium, as well as new initiatives suggested by stakeholders.

We hope to establish a set of shared understandings among participants, and then leverage this gathering to serve as the platform launch of working groups and task forces for many of the action items.

Event Highlights:

  • Presentation of proposed guidelines for the Cooperative

  • Group discussion to shape and finalize membership guidelines

  • Breakout group discussions aligned with several dozen of theaction items from the Colorado Communities Symposium

To learn more about this event, please contact Daniel Kreeger

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Jun
27
to Jun 28

Colorado Climate Fundamentals Academy

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Produced by the Association of Climate Change Officers and offered in partnership with the Alliance Center,  Colorado Water Conservation Board and Colorado Municipal League, workshop participants will learn from experts about risk management, materiality, disclosure, ethics and professional liability, communicating with senior decision-makers and working across organizational boundaries and jurisdictions with a regional focus added for Colorado and the Rockies. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities.

Course Syllabus:

Click here to download the full agenda

Registration Information:

  • Single Workshop: $245 (general) / $145 (government)
  • Registration Deadline: June 19, 2018
  • Early Bird Rates: Register by May 1 to save $50 on the workshop
  • Member Discounts: ACCO organizational members receive complimentary registration; individual members receive a 20% discount

Confirmed Instructors:

  • Taryn Finnessey – Senior Climate Change Specialist, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
  • Daniel Kreeger – Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers
  • Additional instructors to be announced shortly
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