Thursday conference explores jobs, energy future |

Thursday conference explores jobs, energy future

Colorado Mountain College is set to present a sustainability mini-conference titled, “The Future of Jobs, Energy and Nature from Rifle to Aspen,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the college’s Morgridge Commons in downtown Glenwood Springs.

A panel of experts will invite audience participation to explore regional community well-being, and CMC’s role in fostering it. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Panelists include Kevin Hillmer-Pegram, CMC associate professor of sustainability studies; Katie Mackley from the Rifle Regional Economic Development Corp.; John Katzenberger from Aspen Global Change Institute; Alice Laird of Clean Energy Economy for the Region; and Samuel Bernal from Radio La Tricolor.

Morgridge Commons is located at 815 Cooper Ave., second floor, above the Glenwood Springs Library. Registration at (lunch is included).

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