2019 Regional Issues Summit Resources


Event PowerPoint (includes all Speaker Slides)

North Forty News and New SCENE Magazine Broadcast of Governor Polis Remarks

News Stories:

BizWest: Health care public option debated at NoCo forum

Colorado Politics: Polis ponders next steps on transportation at NoCo summit


  • Kickoff/Welcome – Carol Salter, Chair NCLA Board of Directors – VIDEO 
  • A Look at the Political Landscape in Colorado– Joey Bunch – Senior Political Writer, Colorado Politics – VIDEO
  • Northern Colorado Economic Highlights – Scott Ehrlich- Chair, OneNOCO – VIDEO
  • Common Sense Policy Roundtable– Kristin Strohm, President/CEO – VIDEO
  • Governor Jared PolisVIDEO
  • Health Care and the Public Option: Winners and Losers?   VIDEO
  • Climate, Air Quality & Energy: NoCo Legacy Industries Under Siege? VIDEO
  • Transportation:  Celebrating Success, Working Towards More VIDEO
  • What’s in Store for BusinessThe Other Legislative Issues in 2020VIDEO
  • Closing Remarks – VIDEO 

Northern Colorado is one of the state’s most vibrant and livable areas. It is also one of the fastest growing parts of Colorado. The Regional Issues Summit is a forum that will bring attention to some of the larger issues facing Northern Colorado.  The half-day program will feature expert presentations, panel conversations and participant reactions. Business, civic, education and government leaders are invited to attend to help identify possible solutions to the area challenges.

Because…it matters.  NCLA Regional Issues Summit.

Northern Colorado is the epicenter for vibrant economic growth.  But current and looming public policy decisions and regulatory action could have significant economic implications.

Policy decisions matters. A vibrant economy matters.  You matter.

Engage and join the conversation about the policy decisions affecting you, your business, our region and our state. The Regional Issues Summit will feature keynotes and panels of high-level decision makers, experts and business leaders. And you. Join us for the 2019 Regional Issues Summit!

  • Governor Polis will to deliver remarks at the Northern Colorado Regional Issues Summit
  • Panels featuring experts from Colorado on issues that matter to business o
    • Health Care and the “Public Option”
    • Climate, Energy, and Air Quality
    • Moving People and Goods: Next Steps


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