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The Symposium program is planned for State and local elected officials, city and county managers, planners and finance officers, oil and gas specialists─and those who work with or regulate the energy industry on behalf of local governments.
As state and local government officials we all know oil and gas development is an important part of Colorado's economy. Garfield County and the Unconventional Energy Center at Colorado Mesa University present this symposium to enhance your knowledge of topics common to local governments navigating oil and gas extraction act. This learning event will provide an opportunity for open dialog with your peers about managing financial, social, environmental and land use planning issues surrounding oil and gas operations.
Experience the Western Slope during your trip to the Symposium!
Rifle is where the old west meets the new west. Rich with western heritage and history, many downtown businesses are located within historical buildings dating back to the 1900’s. Plan to do some local sightseeing; spring is a beautiful time on the Western Slope. Learn more about area recreational opportunities at the Rifle Chamber of Commerce: www.riflechamber.com/
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Glenwood Springs is home to both exciting and relaxing options for visitors, including the Glenwood Hot Springs, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves and Hanging Lake. Plan to attend and enjoy the beautiful Colorado springtime. Learn more about area recreational opportunities at the Glenwood Chamber: www.glenwoodchamber.com/
Recommended Hotels within walking distance
Hampton Inn & Suites , 499 Airport Road, Rifle, CO 81650
This property was just remodeled in last couple months from head to toe!
Special Group Rate for Symposium is $74 per night.To receive this special rate call hotel at 970-625-1500 and identify that you are attending "EESymposium". Rate available April 18, 19 & 20 2017.
From I-70 West - Take exit 90. At the stop light turn right onto Colorado 13, At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Taughenbaugh Blvd. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Airport Road. Hotel will be on your right on south side of the road.
From I-70 East - Take Exit 90. Turn left onto Colorado 13. At the traffic circle take the 1st exit onto Taughenbaugh Blvd. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Airport Rd. Hotel will be on your right on south side of the road.
Have questions about registering for the Energy & Environment Symposium? Click here to contact Garfield County or call us at 970-625-5915