2019 Northwest Colorado Healthcare All-Hazards Conference


May 6-7, 2019

Hotel Colorado

526 Pine Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601


Join us for this year’s Northwest Colorado Healthcare All-Hazards Conference, which is being held May 6-7, 2019 at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Registration is NOW open! There is no cost to attend this conference. Please click the button below to register. Hotel rooms for the night of May 6 will be provided to conference attendees at no cost if requested during conference registration before April 21. After April 21, rooms may not be available.

The Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition invites professionals and volunteers from all disciplines to attend the Northwest Colorado Healthcare All-Hazards Conference.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact JoAnne Huie at JoAnneH@AllClearEMG.com.

Click the button below to register for the conference!

Tentative Conference Schedule

Below is the tentative conference schedule, subject to change. Sessions with links on the titles have session descriptions available. More details will be added as they are confirmed.

Monday, May 6, 2019


Devereux Ballroom

10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Registration and Check In is located in the Devereux Pre-Function Area

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Keynote: Last Stand in Santa Rosa: Kaiser Hospital Evacuation during the Tubbs Wildfire

Joshua Weil, MD

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Break - Visit exhibitors in the Devereux Pre-Function Area

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

General Session: Coastal Valleys EMS Agency & The Northern California Fires EMS Response

Jen Banks and Carly Sullivan

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Break - Visit exhibitors in the Devereux Pre-Function Area

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Paonia Water Outage Panel Presentation

K.C. Kay, Debbie Kimball, Ken Knight, Ken Nordstrom, Kris Stewart, Charles Stewart, and Tracy Trulove

Nanci Quintana, Moderator

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Evening Reception


Tuesday, May 7, 2019


Devereux Ballroom

Colorado Ballroom

Roosevelt Room

7:30 - 8:00am

Conference registration and a light breakfast are located in Devereux Pre-Function Area

8:00 am - 9:30 am


Access and Functional Needs Panel
Luke Adams, Sadie Martinez, Aimee Voth Siebert


9:30 am - 9:45 am

Break - Visit exhibitors in the Devereux Pre-Function Area

9:45 am  - 10:45 am

Breakout 1

Coalition FOA & Scope of Work Topic


Psychological First Aid (4 Hour)

Traci Harris

10:45 am - 11:00 am

Break - Visit exhibitors in the Devereux Pre-Function Area

11:00 am - 12:00pm

Breakout 2

New CMS Regulations

Acupuncture Response: Community and Responder Resilience

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Lunch will be served in the Deveraux Room

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm

Breakout 3

Colorado Crisis Standards of Care Plan Update

Ginny Schwartzer

Cyber Security

Sean O’Brien

Psychological First Aid, cont.

Traci Harris

1:50 - 2:00pm

Break - Visit exhibitors in the Devereux Pre-Function Area

2:00 - 3:00pm

Breakout 4

Conducting Meaningful Exercises

Jenny Schmitz

Stop the Bleed Awareness Topic




* Conference participants will be responsible for the cost of the hotel room if they fail to notify conference organizers in writing by May 1 if they need to cancel their reservation, or if they do not attend the conference.

Conference Exhibitors and Sponsors

There are a limited number of conference exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available for the 2019 Northwest Colorado Healthcare All-Hazards conference. You will have the opportunity to interact with personnel engaged in emergency preparedness activities in the Northwest Region of Colorado and others outside of the region.

Exhibitor registration includes one six-foot, covered, table with chairs, registration for one representative, access to all educational sessions and all all meals and breaks. To register, please click the Register Now! button above and select either Non-Profit Exhibitor or For-Profit Exhibitor.

Exhibitor Fee Schedule

Non-Profit Exhibitor Registration: $250

For-Profit Exhibitor Registration: $400

If you are interested in a sponsorship, please email JoAnne Huie at JoAnneH@AllClearEMG.com to discuss your options.

A limited number of partner tables may be available. Please contact us for more information.

Exhibitor Room Block

Exhibitors who are interested in reserving a hotel room in the Hotel Colorado under the group rate, please call 1-800-544-3998 and reference the Northwest Region All Hazards Conference group or book online using this link: https://reservations.travelclick.com/2939?groupID=2482531. All reservations must be made by April 21.