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2017 Symposium

Seventh Annual Natural Gas Symposium

7th annual Energy Transition Symposium — Monday, October 30 & Tuesday, October 31.

Symposium was free of charge.

2016 Symposium

Sixth Annual Natural Gas Symposium

Since 2011, Colorado State University has successfully hosted an annual event called the “Natural Gas Symposium”.  This year the Energy Institute and School of Global Environmental Sustainability at CSU hosted the “21st Century Energy Transition” symposium featuring broader topics around energy.

With over 47 speakers, attendees from the energy symposium have described it as one of the best energy-related symposia they have attended. 

2015 Symposium

Fifth Annual Natural Gas Symposium

This popular event was hosted by the Energy Institute at Colorado State University.  It was held on the Colorado State University campus.

The conversation at #natgas2015 was lively throughout the event.

Since the first inaugural event in October 2011, CSU has built a reputation for hosting a balanced symposium discussing all sides of the natural gas issue while remaining an “honest broker” of information and education.

2014 Symposium

Fourth Annual Natural Gas Symposium

The 2014 Natural Gas Symposium was held September 24th & 25th, at the Grand Hyatt located at 1750 Welton Street in downtown Denver, CO.  This popular event was hosted by the Energy Institute at Colorado State University.  Since the first inaugural event in October 2011, CSU has built a reputation for hosting a balanced symposium discussing all sides of the natural gas issue while remaining an “honest broker” of information and education.

This event was free to attend both in-person as well as via live streaming.

2013 Symposium

Third Annual Natural Gas Symposium

At the well attended two day event, the CSU Steering Committee provided diverse and balanced stakeholder perspectives on the emerging unconventional energy markets with a particular emphasis on the natural gas economy and the impacts in Colorado, United States and around the globe.  It is CSU’s goal to educate, inform and discuss complex issues while finding viable solutions.  The CSU Steering Committee of the symposium worked hard to offer all sides of the issues keeping Colorado State University as the “honest broker” of the information.

2012 Symposium

Second Annual Natural Gas Symposium

Headlined by David Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, and Gov. John Hickenlooper, the 2012 Colorado State University Natural Gas Symposium was held Oct. 1 – 3, 2012. The symposium explored the complexities of the natural gas economy and its impacts in Colorado, the West, and around the globe.

2011 Symposium

First Annual Natural Gas Symposium

Colorado State University experts in natural gas and environmental sustainability came together Oct. 26 for a scientific conference to help the community understand the natural gas economy and its impacts in Colorado and around the globe.

Former Gov. Bill Ritter who now directs CSU’s Center for the New Energy Economy, Bryan Willson, then director of CSU’s Clean Energy Supercluster, and Diana Wall, director of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability, hosted the conference, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the Marriott Fort Collins, 350 E. Horsetooth Road.