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Partners in the Outdoors Attendee Information 

The 2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference will bring together an assembly of stakeholders in the future of Colorado's outdoors and recreational opportunities. Attendees at the conference are dedicated to fostering a strong conservation ethic throughout Colorado communities, creating a bond to ensure awareness and respect for natural resources and outdoor recreation.Together we invest in improving the quality of life for all Coloradans.

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The registration deadline is April 30th.

  • Full Conference -Early Bird Pricing $175 Until March 24th
    • $225 per attendee after March 24th
    • Includes ALL conference events, meals, and speakers. Excludes invitation only meetings
  • Thursday Only - Early Bird Pricing $115 Until March 24th
    • $125 per attendee after March 24th
    • Includes this day's meals and speakers only
  •  Friday Only - Early Bird Pricing $85 Until March 24th
    • $100 per attendee after March 24th
    • Includes this day's meals and speakers only
  • Student - Early Bird Pricing $50 Until March 24th
    • $75 per attendee After March 24th
    • includes ALL conference events, meals, and speakers (including the Forever Colorado Social and Banquet)
  • Additional Forever Colorado Social Tickets- $30 per attendee
    • Includes this social only
  •  Additional Banquet Tickets - Early Bird Pricing $50 Until March 24th
    • $75 per ticket After March 24th
    • Includes banquet ticket only

Conference Sessions

Session format will include engaging panel discussion, hands-on workshops, informational presentations designed to foster thought, conversation and action.

Download the Conference Agenda

Download the Session Descriptions

Forever Colorado Social Agenda

Pre-Conference Annual Meeting Agenda- Coming Soon!

2017 Partners in the Outdoors Conference Agenda


6:00pm-8:00pm Forever Colorado Social  


9:00am: Conference Registration and Exhibitor Booth Set-up

9:00am-11:30am: Pre-conference Organizational/Chapter Meetings

11:45am: Lunch

12:30pm: Opening Keynote Address-Elizabeth Garner


1:15pm-2:30pm: Breakout Sessions

2:30pm-2:45pm: Afternoon Break

2:45pm-4:00pm: Breakout Sessions

Conference Social Hour

5:00pm- 6:15pm: Social Hour (Exhibitor Hall)

Partners in the Outdoors Awards Banquet and Celebration

6:15pm- Banquet Doors Open

6:30pm: Dinner

6:50pm: CPW Director Bob Broscheid

7:10pm: Evening Keynote Address-Lt. Governor Donna Lynne

7:30pm-8:00pm: Partner Awards Ceremony


6:30am-7:30am: Hike (Optional)

7:00am-8:30am: Breakfast Buffet


8:45am-10:00am: Breakout Sessions

10:00-10:15am: Morning Break

10:15am-11:30am: Breakout Sessions

Keynote Speaker Lunch

11:30am: Lunch

12:00pm: Closing Keynote Address-Tovar Cerulli

12:30pm: Conference Closing Remarks


Conference lodging will be available at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, CO. Click here for more information! 

Grant Opportunities

Attendees of the Partners in the Outdoors Conference have the opportunity to apply for grant funding presented by Colorado Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA.) These grants will be distributed for projects that are designed for furthering the mission of the conference: Building Healthy Communities.

  • The project must be outdoor related:
    • habitat restoration, community improvement, events or facilities designed to get more people out and active within their community or throughout the state.Through the collaboration of partners our reach and goals can be achieved.

For any additional questions please contact:

Daniel Zimmerer
CPW Partnership Coordinator

Phone (303) 291-7258

Thank you to these supporting partners for their dedication and assistance throughout the planning process.


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