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    2024 Day at the Capitol

    Date: April 11, 2024
    Colorado SHRM State Council
    History Colorado Center & Colorado State Capitol
    1200 Broadway | Colorado Room
    Denver, CO 80203
    $109 for Half-Day Event or $119 for Full-Day Event
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    History Colorado Center & the State Capitol
    1200 Broadway | Denver, Colorado

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    At this event, you may: 

    • Learn why and how to effectively advocate;

    • Listen and participate in special presentations from top political leaders and prominent state officials

    • 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

    Pending 5+ SHRM and HRCI business credits for full-day attendees!



    Day at the Capitol Schedule

    Note, schedule is subject to change at any time*

    7:30 AM 8:00 AM Event begins; Breakfast and coffee available sponsored by Employers Council
    8:00 AM 8:45 AM Welcome, Announcements & What to Expect
    COSHRM's Legislative Director 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 10:00 AM Observation of Senate or House of Representatives Session
    10:00 AM 10:15 AM Group walks back to History Colorado
    10:20 AM 10:55 AM Presentation by Attorney General Phil Weiser
    11:00 AM 11:30 AM Presentation by Tracy Marshall, Division Director of Colorado Family & Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) 
    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Presentation by Senator Bob Gardner (R)
    12:00 AM 12:40 PM Lunch sponsored by CollegeInvest
    12:40 PM 1:10 PM Presentation by Representative Chad Clifford (D)
    1:15 PM 1:45 PM Presentation by Loren Furman, President & CEO of the Colorado Chamber
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Legislator Meetings, Committee Meetings and/or Capitol Tour (pre-registration required; space is limited)
    3:00 PM 3:15 PM Group walks back to History Colorado
    3:15 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   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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    Cancellation and Substitution Policy

    All cancellation requests must be made by emailing the COSHRM office at If you cancel by March 28, 2024, you will receive a full refund. As of March 29, 2024 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 28, 2024.