Mountain Resilience Conference

Join us for the Mountain Resilience Conference!

Western Colorado University, April 1&2

Monday, April 1st

7pm Keynote (UC Ballroom):

    • What can Mountain Movements Learn from the Silicon Valley?
    • Arjun Gupta, UN Mountain Partnership Goodwill Ambassador

Tuesday, April 2nd 

12:30-2pm Mountain Resilience Panel (UC Ballroom)

      • Strategies for Building Mountain Resilience
        • Karinjo Devore, President, Aspen International Mountain Foundation
        • Jim Gelwicks, Mayor, City of Gunnison
        • Art Goodtimes, Program Director, Telluride Institute
        • Pam Lifton-Zoline, Founder and Vice President, Telluride Institute
        • Alberto Pascual, Alternate Chair, UN Mountain Partnership


Please join us for a series of “mountain resilience” films concurrent with the 2018 MountainFilm Festival.  We are calling the project “MountainFringe.”  It features films by WSCU professor Jack Lucido, videographer Kaard Bombe, and John D. Liu and many more.  See the attached MountainFringe Schedule3.


Telluride Institute’s Dan Collins plays VJ at the Ghost Town venue, Telluride, CO, May 25 – 28, 9 – 10:30 pm.