If You Go
Date: August 20, 2020
Time: 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Where: Virtual


The Colorado Scientific Society, in collaboration with the Center of the American West, presented Water & Energy in Colorado. This four-day virtual symposium, hosted by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, focused on the science and cultural issues at the interface between water and energy in Colorado. Moderated by Patty Limerick, water and energy specialists together with insightful commentators on Colorado's present challenges and future opportunities, highlighted some of the most important issues facing our community today and in the future. The emphasis centered on science that frames these topics, but also will incorporate cultural contexts and identify common ground and collaborative opportunities.

Patty Limerick 
Patty Limerick, Ph.D. Center of the American West, Director Moderator

Elizabeth Garner
Elizabeth Garner
Colorado State Demography Office; Department of Local Affairs

Title: Where Do We Grow from Here?

Russ Sands
Russ Sands
Colorado Water Conservation Board; Senior Program Manager of Water Supply Planning

Title: The Colorado Water Plan: Where We've Been and the Path Forward

Peter Barkmann
Peter Barkmann
Colorado Geological Survey; Senior Hydrologist

Title: Groundwater Resources in Colorado: An Online Atlas

Jordan Macknick
Jordan Macknick
USDOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Lead Energy-Water-Land Analyst

Title: Transformation of Colorado's Energy Sector

Mark Jensen
Mark Jensen, Ph.D.
Colorado School of Mines; Department of Chemistry, Professor

Title: Is There a Future for Nuclear Energy in The Mountain West?