Preliminary Schedule

TOUR of the WORLD’S LARGEST MINERAL HOT SPRINGS POOL

Wednesday, November 7

  4:00 – 6:00 PM

  • Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Glenwood Hot Springs Pool
    This is a very rare opportunity with private access to the pools when they are completely drained for routine maintenance.
  • Reception at The Grill at Glenwood Hot Springs Resort – appetizers, beer, wine, beverages
  • 401 North River Street Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

 

WELCOME DINNER

  6:10 – approximately 8:30 PM

  • Welcome Dinner at the historic Hotel Colorado
    with a very special Ute Native American blessing by Kenny Frost

     

  • 526 Pine Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
 
PRESENTATIONS and DISCUSSIONS

Thursday, November 8 at Morgridge Commons conference facility
  815 Cooper Avenue – 2nd floor, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

  • Breakfast, snacks, and lunch provided
  • Introductions
    Get to know our hot springs representatives!
  • Guide to Hydrothermal Spa & Wellness Development Standards
    by Don Genders, CEO, Design for Leisure
  • Balneology Association of North America (BANA)
    by Prof. Jonathan Paul De Vierville & Janet Abbott 
  • The $10 million renovation of 90 year-old Ouray Hot Springs
    by Tom Kavanaugh, City of Ouray, CO 
  • Geothermal Resort Issues and Chlorination Legal Challenges in Montana
  • Transforming Resorts Into Vibrant Destinations
    by Jeff Birkby, a Montana geothermal energy consultant & hot springs book author
  • Hot Springs Water Rights: What They Are and What They Aren’t
    by Mark Detsky, Dietze and Davis, P.C.

  • Hot Springs Water Quality and Discharge Permitting Challenges
    by Angie Fowler, PE, Water Services Sector Leader, SGM engineering
  • Building a New Hot Springs
    by Mogli Cooper and Steve Beckley, co-owners Iron Mountain Hot Springs, Glenwood Springs, CO
  • Global Wellness Institute’s Hot Springs Initiative

  • The Success of the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop 
    moderator: Vicky Nash 
    panel:
     – Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association
     – Chaffee County Visitor Bureau
     – Visit Pagosa Springs
     – Ouray Tourism Office
     – Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
 
SITE TOURS

Friday, November 9

Breakfast provided

  • Iron Mountain Hot Springs
  • Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves

AND MORE!

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