We've packed the Putting the Public in Public Lands agenda with sessions designed to inform and inspire.  (Note: Times, topics & speakers may shift as we build the best possible schedule for you.)

Tuesday, May 1

Morning Sessions

8:30 - 9:00       Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:10       Welcome Address
                         
Patty Limerick, Center of the American West

9:15 - 9:55        Panel 1: Current Debates on the Antiquities Act and Related Federal Law
                         Don Ragona, Director of Development and House Counsel, Native American Rights Fund
                               Richard Seamon, Professor, University of Idaho School of Law
                               Mark Squillace, Professor University of Colorado School of Law
                               Moderator: Buie Seawell, Professor, University of Denver, Daniels School of Business

10:00 - 10:40    Panel 2: Status of NEPA and Impacts to Stakeholder Involvement
                          
Rick Cables, Independent Consultant, prev. Vail Resorts and USFS Rocky Mountain Region Office
                                Nada Culver, Sr. Counsel and Director, BLM Action Center, The Wilderness Society
                                Rebecca Watson, Attorney, Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley Law
                                Moderator: Jan Laitos, Professor, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

10:40 - 10:50    Break

10:50 - 11:30    Panel 3: The Evolving Role of Collaborative Decision Frameworks
                         Carla Fredericks, Professor and Director, University of Colorado American Indian Law Program
                               Russell George, Chairman, Boettcher Foundation, Chair, Colorado Water Conservation Board
                               Erik Glenn, Executive Director, Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust
                               Moderator: Patty Limerick, Center of the American West

11:35 - 12:15    Panel 4: Directions in Colorado State Lands and Natural Resource Policies
                         
Scott Braden, Public Lands and Wilderness Advocate, Conservation Colorado
                               Peter Ericson, Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Director, Great Outdoors Colorado

                               James Pribyl, Public Policy Consultant; fmr. CPW Commissioner
                               Andy Schultheiss, Executive Director, Colorado Water Trust
 
                         Moderator: Kristin Olofsson, Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado Denver, School of Public Affairs

Lunch

12:15 - 1:00     Lunchtime Speaker
                        
Michael Connor, Partner, WilmerHale, Former Deputy Secretary of U.S. Department of the Interior

Afternoon Sessions

1:00 - 1:40       Stakeholder Panel A: Balancing Conservation and Recreation in an Age of Increased Visitation
                        Tim Brass, State Policy Director, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers              
                              Cailin O'Brien Feeney, Local Recreation Advocacy Manager, Outdoor Industry Association
                              Carlos Fernandez, Colorado State Director, The Nature Conservancy Colorado
                              Scott Jones, Vice President, Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition
                              Len Necefer, CEO and Founder, NativesOutdoors
                              Moderator: Lydia A. Lawhon, Instructor, University of Colorado, Masters of the Environment Program

1:45 - 2:25       Stakeholder Panel B: Working In and Across Jurisdictions
                        
Jim Bedwell, Retired Director Recreation, Lands Minerals, USFS Rocky Mountain Region
                              John Messner, Commissioner, Gunnison County
                              Jeff Moline, Resources Planning Division Manager, Boulder County
                              Ernest House, Executive Director, Colorado Commission on Indian Affairs
                              Moderator: Jared Orsi, Professor, Colorado State University, Department of History

2:30 - 3:10       Stakeholder Panel C: Community and Economic Interests on Public Lands
                        
Terry Fankhauser, Executive Vice President, Colorado Cattlemen's Association
                               Mike Paules, Executive Director, Colorado Petroleum Council/American Petroleum Institution
                               Anna Lee Vargas, Director, Conejos Clean Water

                         Bob Randall, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
                               Gregory Shoop, Acting Director, Colorado State Office, Bureau of Land Management
                               Moderator: Bruce Goldstein, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder 

3:15 - 3:40       Group Breakout

3:40 - 4:40       Group Idea Distillation

4:45 - 5:00       Closing Comments