Agenda

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Symposium Kick-off & Reception
begins at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Breakfast and Registration
begins at 8 a.m.

Welcome
Tony Frank — Colorado State University System

Keynote
Gary Knell National Geographic Partners

Networking Break

Panel: Solutions in Food, Beverage, and Agriculture
Moderator: Barton Seaver — Coastal Culinary Academy
Jon Alby — Leprino Foods Company
Marc Arnusch — Arnusch Farms
Kate Greenberg — Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture
Katie Wallace — New Belgium Brewing

Keynote
TBA

Lunch

Panel: Solutions in Recreation and the Environment
Moderator: Andy Schultheiss — Colorado Water Trust
Luis Benitez — Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office
Christina Burri — Denver Water
Rick Cables — Rick Cables Consulting
Nancy Smith — The Nature Conservancy

Panel: Solutions through Data and Technology
Moderator: Reagan Waskom — Colorado State University
Jay Ham — Colorado State University
Claudia Ringler — International Food Policy Research Institute
TBA

Networking Break

Secretary’s Dialogue

Panel: Solutions through Finance and Funding
Moderator: Kelly Brough — Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Susan Bell — Water Funder Initiative
Mark Cackler — World Bank
Matt McKenna — Georgetown University

Closing Remarks
Tom Vilsack

Reception & open networking