Thursday, April 6, 2023
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM MDT

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History Colorado Center

1200 N Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

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2023 Day at the Capitol

Join Colorado SHRM for the return of the Day at the Capitol event - at a new location this year!
  • 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

    Complete schedule of events below!
    Pre-Approve for 6 SHRM PDCs and pending approval for 6 HRCI 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 Manager
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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Colorado SHRM State Council

The Colorado SHRM State Council (COSHRM) is a collaborative effort of the six SHRM-affiliated local chapters and the national SHRM "at-large" members in Colorado.

COSHRM engages HR chapters, professionals, and students on best practices, education, advocacy, and workplace trends to serve and advance our profession.

COSHRM elevates the workplace in Colorado by driving HR excellence. Learn more at