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    2023 Day at the Capitol

    Date: April 6, 2023
    Colorado SHRM State Council
    History Colorado Center & Colorado State Capitol
    1200 Broadway | Colorado Room
    Denver, CO 80203
    $119 (SHRM and Local Chapter members can save $10 - email
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    2023 Day at the Capitol

    History Colorado Center & the State Capitol
    1200 Broadway | Denver, Colorado
    Full schedule below

    At this event, you will: 

    • Learn why and how to effectively advocate;

    • See your legislators at work on the House and Senate floors;

    • Tour the beautiful Colorado State Capitol building;

    • Meet with your local legislators to discuss current workplace issues; and

    • Observe committees in action as they discuss and debate proposed legislation

    Pre-approved for 6 SHRM PDCs and
    pending approval of 6 HRCI business credits 


    Day at the Capitol Schedule

    Note, schedule is subject to change at any time*

    7:30 AM 8:00 AM Event begins; Light breakfast and coffee available sponsored by Employers Council
    8:00 AM 8:45 AM Welcome, Announcements & What to Expect
    Michael Santo to share updates on HR-related legislation and best practices when connecting with your legislator
    8:45 AM 9:00 AM Group walks over to the Capitol
    9:00 AM 9:45 AM Observation of Senate or House of Representatives Session
    9:45 AM 10:00 AM Group walks back to History Colorado
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM Presentation by Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty
    10:35 AM 11:05 AM Presentation by Daniel Chase and Scott Moss, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE)
    11:05 AM 11:15 AM Break
    11:15 AM 11:45 AM Presentation by Tracy Marshall, Division Director of Colorado Family & Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) and David Gallivan, Compliance and Appeals Branch Manage
    11:45 AM 12:15 PM Lunch sponsored by CollegeInvest
    12:15 PM 12:45 PM Presentation by Representative Matt Soper (R)
    12:45 PM 1:15 PM Presentation by Adam Berg, VP of Government Affairs
    Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce & Metro Denver EDC
    1:30 PM 3:30 PM Legislator Meetings, Committee Meetings and/or Capitol tour (pre-registration required; space is limited)
    3:30 PM 4:00 PM Final debrief, Next Steps & Action Items
    What did you learn today? How will you keep engaged and practice advocacy in the future?
    4:00 PM 4:45 PM Closing Reception sponsored by Fairfield and Woods
      5:00 PM Event concludes

    * Schedules change at a moment’s notice so be prepared to adjust your own schedule as needed. Being flexible and having a ‘go with the flow’ attitude is important. This is a great opportunity to learn and observe the legislative process firsthand.

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    Thank you to our sponsors

    Thank you to our event partners

    Currently seeking additional event sponsors (click here to register)!

    If you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities for this event, please contact for details!   

    Cancellation and Substitution Policy

    All cancellation requests must be made by emailing the COSHRM office at If you cancel by March 23, 2023, you will receive a full refund. As of March 24, 2023 no refunds will be provided.

    If you register but are unable to attend, you may designate another attendee to take your place at no additional charge. All substitution requests must be submitted by the original attendee via email to Onsite substitutions may be made provided the substituting attendee provides a written request from the original attendee. As meetings with legislators are scheduled in advance and based on the attendee’s home address, we can not guarantee a legislator meeting for substitutions made after March 23, 2023.