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2018 Day at the Capitol

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February 15th 2018 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
200 E 14TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80203-2272
Denver

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Phone: 303-832-5710  ext. 203
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2018 Day at Capitol
Member $ 35.00
Non-Member $ 45.00

Our 2018 Day at the Capitol will give you the opportunity to network with legislators in the Colorado General Assembly, hear about their priorities for 2018, and learn about the Colorado legislative process.

Whether you are gearing up your advocacy work or raising awareness of your organization, this is a great opportunity to build relationships and gain valuable insights from legislators and other public officials!

This event is presented by Colorado Nonprofit Association and the Colorado Association of Funders.

Registration for this event is limited to 3 people per organization, so that we can accommodate many organizations at this event. If you are interested in bringing a larger group, please contact Mark at mturner@coloradononprofits.org to see how we can assist.

CAF members receive member rate. Please contact CAF for link to discounted registration page.

Highlights of the day:

  • Breakfast and networking with legislators 
  • Guided Capitol tour
  • Presentation by Kate Watkins, Chief Legislative Economist, Legislative Council 
  • Lunch with legislator panel 
  • Observing the legislature in action

Locations:

Transportation:

Visit our Public Policy Resources page for information on meeting with state legislators. The General Assembly's calendar will list the committees that are meeting on February 15 and the bills they will hear. 

Event Description
Learning Objectives

  • Network with state legislators and learn about Colorado’s legislative priorities

  • Gain fundamental knowledge of the state legislative process and observe it in action

  • Learn how to navigate the Capitol

Presenters



Kate Watkins, Chief Economist for Legislative Council Staff 



Kate Watkins is the Chief Economist for Legislative Council Staff, the Colorado state legislature’s nonpartisan research agency.  In this role, Kate leads a team of economists who provide research, economic and tax revenue forecasts, and fiscal policy analyses that help to inform the state budget.   



In the past, Kate served as a regional economist at the Denver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and as a consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, where she provided economic and business analysis for various federal government agencies.  Kate holds a Master of Arts in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration from the University of Denver, Korbel School of International Studies, and a Masters of Arts in Sociology from Cornell University.  In her spare time, Kate continues to pursue a PhD in Economic Sociology from Cornell University.  Her dissertation offers a sociology of financial literacy.  Kate also serves on the board of the Denver Association of Business Economists. 

 

Event Custom Fields
Training/Event Topic Advocacy & Legal Issues
Training Medium In Person
Event Region Front Range