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Wilderness & Beyond Conference Agenda

Monday, October 14

2 pm

Registration Opens – location to be confirmed

Silent Auction Opens – Longs Peak Lodge, 2nd floor vestibule

3-5 pm  

Exhibit Hall Open – Longs Peak Lodge, room TBD

Room check-in is 6 pm (although it may be earlier). However, participants may arrive earlier (time to be determined) and drop their luggage in one of the break-out rooms. There will be a variety of afternoon activities available (see the Activities Tab for details) starting at different times of the afternoon that will end in time for room check-in and happy hour.

5–6 pm

Happy Hour – Longs Peak Lodge vestibule (entry level)

6–7:15 pm

Dinner – Aspen Dining Hall

7:30–8:45 pm

Welcome Session – Willome Conference Center

9–10 pm   

Film: “Dammed to Extinction” – Willome Conference Center

Tuesday, October 15

6–7 am

Coffee/Tea – Willome Conference Center

7–7:45 am

Breakfast – Aspen Dining Hall

8–8:45 am

Morning Kickoff – Willome Conference Center

9–10:15 am  

Morning Conference Sessions (3 to 4 sessions) – Longs Peak Lodge, Meeting Rooms


~~ 10:15–10:30 am – Break ~~


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10:30–11:45 am

Morning Conference Sessions (3 to 4 sessions) – Longs Peak Lodge, Meeting Rooms

11:45 am–12:30 pm

Lunch (sack lunch; pick up time/location TBD

12:30–5 pm  

Activities! Hiking! Exploring!

2:30–4:30 pm     

Wild & Scenic Film Festival – (location TBD)

5–6 pm  

Happy Hour – Longs Peak Lodge vestibule (entry level)

6–7:15 pm     

Dinner – Aspen Dining Hall

7:30–8:45 pm

Evening SessionKeynote Speaker Mark Dubois
Willome Conference Center

Wednesday, October 16

6–7 am

Coffee/Tea – Willome Conference Center

7–7:45 am

Breakfast – Aspen Dining Hall

8–8:45 am

Morning Kickoff – Willome Conference Center

9–10:15 am  

Morning Conference Sessions (3 to 4 sessions) – Longs Peak Lodge, Meeting Rooms


~~ 10:15–10:30 – Break ~~


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10:30 am–11:45 am

Morning Conference Sessions (3 to 4 sessions) – Longs Peak Lodge, Meeting Rooms

11:45 am–1:30 pm

Lunch  – Aspen Dining Hall

1:30–2:45 pm

Afternoon Conference Sessions (3 to 4 sessions) – Longs Peak Lodge, Meeting Rooms


~~ 2:45–3 pm – Break ~~


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3–4:15 pm

Afternoon Conference Sessions (3 to 4 sessions) – Longs Peak Lodge, Meeting Rooms

5–10 pm

Happy Hour, Hiking Boots Ball, and Dinner – Assembly Hall, Ballroom C
We’ll kick up our heels, dress up in Wild Broads style (whatever that means to you!) and celebrate! After the evening events, we’ll light the campfire to end the evening with new and old friends.

Thursday, October 17

6–7 am          

Coffee/Tea – Willome Conference Center

7–7:45 am

Breakfast – Aspen Dining Hall

8–10 am

Luggage drop (Check out time is 10 am)

8–9:30 am

Morning Gathering  – Keynote: John Leshy
Willome Conference Center

10:00–2:00ish

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