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aving just completed my first winter season with the Vail Symposium I understand more clearly the impact this organization has on our community. It has been a privilege to meet with so many of you who have attended our programs. Your desire to learn and engage in discussions on a wide variety of topics is the reason the Vail Symposium exists. Thank you for making the Vail Symposium part of your busy lives. I want to thank our programming committee for their dedication and hard work to create this summer season of interesting and topical programs. As you review this brochure I think you will agree with me that we cover a lot of territory with programs that are entertaining, thought provoking and timely. For example, when we scheduled Joe Cirincione to speak on the nuclear threat in the world this past April, we did not know we would be on the edge of our seats in the days leading up to his presentation due to heightened tensions in North Korea. The work of programming is never finished but always on-going. There are some programs in the works that likely will be added to this summer season or surely make their way into our winter season. And we are open to special addition programs that may become available at any time like this past winter’s programs with Eric Weihenmayer and Geoff Tabin. So I encourage you to read our weekly emails and join our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information. If you want to know more about any of the programs in this brochure I also recommend going to our website where we have room to provide more details and links to our speakers' websites. We are dedicated to presenting programs that are thought-provoking, inspire conversation and curiosity and provide balance for our community. We could not achieve these goals without our donors, sponsors and volunteers. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the staff we thank all of them for their generous support. If you appreciate and enjoy the contributions the Vail Symposium makes to your life and your community, I encourage you to grow your involvement: attend more programs, bring a friend, make a donation or volunteer. All of these actions contribute to our success, our growth and our long term sustainability. I know that summer is one of the most beautiful times in our valley, and also one of the busiest; I hope you will make the Vail Symposium part of your plans this season. I look forward to seeing you at our programs.

Kris Sabel Executive Director

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want to thank everyone who has had such an impact on the Vail Symposium programs: the Board, the program committee, the donors and especially our staff. We have gone through a transition with Kris Sabel becoming our Executive Director in September and with other changes in staff. However, the Symposium has shown resilience and the support we’ve received from the community is very heartening. Our volunteers are critical to helping us handle the logistics of our programs. Our program committee and the extensions of the program committee who provide recommendations and connections to speakers are absolutely essential to our ability to provide the quality and breadth of programming that we do. Our partnerships with fellow organizations also help us provide a greater breadth of programming through collaboration. We recently had a party to celebrate our 45th anniversary. It was a pleasure to reflect on the past, but also to think about how to use that history as a platform upon which to improve and expand our offerings. Part of the ability to meet those increased expectations comes from the support that our in kind and direct donors provide for us. We thank everyone, but especially those who have increased their donations and our new donors. This summer we are consciously expanding our efforts to cover issues that are of significance to our local community: affordable housing, the Eagle mine, depression and a community forum led by Rob LeVine. We are still experimenting with the timing of our programs to meet the desires of our local community. For example, we had more programs at the close of winter than we have in recent times and we will also be expanding efforts for the end of summer/fall. As this brochure went to press, there were some programs for this upcoming season (summer and fall) that were still in the works so please check our website frequently for updates. We also recently started a video archive of past programs on our website, which we will continue to update as more videos become available. I look forward to having further dialogue with many of you, please pass on any thoughts or reflections to any of the Board members, Kris or myself. Thank you for your support and attendance at our programs.

Dale Mosier Chairman, Board of Directors

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board & staff members winter 2017 highlights

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Executive Director Kris Sabel

Michael Balk Pam Bard Pam Brandmeyer Doris Dewton Tracey Flower Elaine Kelton Michael Losier Jamie Metzl Liana C. Moore Brian Nolan JK Perry Kathi Renman Pamela Smith

Program and Development Coordinator Kaendi Brynestad Marketing Manager Tracey Flower

BOA R D O F D IR E C TO R S Chairman Dale Mosier Treasurer Rob LeVine Gary Gilman Andy Kaufman Kathy Kimmel Laurie Kleisinger Mary Lamb Lucas Jeanne Mosier Rohn Robbins James C. Ruh

DEVELOPMEN T COMMI T T EE Jeanne Mosier (Chair) Laurie Kleisinger Mary Lamb Lucas Jim Ruh Kathy Kimmel

HON ORARY BOARD Chair Emeritus Karen Morter Terry Minger Priscilla O’Neil Ebby Pinson

P R O G R A M C O MM ITT EE Dale Mosier (Chair) Laurie Kleisinger Doris Dewton Greg Dobbs Dr. Robert Lipnick Gary Gilman Kat Haber Rebecca Matlon Kathy Kimmel Michael Hazard

mission The Vail Symposium is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to year-round lifelong learning for the Vail Valley community through educational programs that are thought-provoking, diverse and affordable. 5


winter 2017 season highlights The variety and diversity of our programming is one of the most unique aspects of the Vail Symposium. Based on feedback from our audience, we realize that every program we present is a highlight for someone. Here are just a few highlights from the 20 programs we shared with our community this winter.

D IS R U P TIV E ENER G Y FU TU R ES W IT H AMORY LOVI N S Amory Lovins challenged our preconceptions of energy, touching on everything from engineering and creative utilization of resources to home design improvements and concepts for transportation and urban planning.

7 B IL L IO N R EA SO NS TO R EC O NC ILE CLI MAT E CHAN GE, P O LITIC S A ND H U MA N B EHAVI OR This event brought together experts with a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to discuss climate change as a scientificallyaccepted fact, review current policy, what the new administration is likely to do and how Eagle County might fit into the solution.

N O BA R R IER S W ITH ER IK W E I HEN MAYER There is no feeling more powerful than inspiration. Erik Weihenmayer’s adventure up Everest is what made him famous and his recent trip down the Grand Canyon is awe-inspiring, but the way he continues to reach higher and try harder is where the true inspiration lies.

D E M E N TIA : FEA R S A ND FA C TS W ITH DR. KEI T H RAPP The national statistics shared by Dr. Keith Rapp were indeed alarming and, without a doubt, the economic and social impacts of aging diseases are vast. Central to the presentation was how the Vail Valley is dealing with an aging population, including what resources are available, plans for the future and the gravity of what Eagle County will face if the issue is not addressed. 6


support the symposium

DONATE TODAY! Less than 10% of our income comes from ticket sales. The rest comes from you. Your donation ensures that the Vail Symposium can thrive, grow and, ultimately, continue to bring amazing speakers to the Vail Valley.

A donation of any amount is enough to make a difference in your community through the Vail Symposium. Please don’t wait. We need your support today!

Make a donation online at www.vailsymposium.org or send a check made payable to Vail Symposium to PO Box 3038, Vail, CO 81658

DONOR LEVELS Member

$50 - $99

Torch Member

$1,000 - $2,499

Spark Member

$100 - $249

Spot Light Member

$2,500 - $4,999

Candle Member

$250 - $499

Flood Light Member* $5,000 - $9,999

Lantern Member

$500 - $999

Arc Light Member* $10,000+

Donors at the Torch Member level or higher qualify as a major giver and a member of the Lighthouse Society *Contact Kris Sabel for information about benefits at the Flood and Arc Light Membership levels. All donors receive a direct mailing of our seasonal program brochure and acknowledgment in the brochure and on our website.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS General Lecture Ticket Major Donors Recognition Event

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General program tickets and member passes are transferable. Tickets and passes are not valid for fundraisers, workshops or other events deems “special” unless otherwise noted. Member passes are valid for one year from donation date. For additional information about how to support the Vail Symposium, please contact Kris Sabel at 970-476-0954 or ksabel@vailsymposium.org. The Vail Symposium is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization in accordance with Federal Tax Law and is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions. 7


PROGRAMS

P RO G R A M S IN T H E WO R K S TH ER E’S M O R E TO C OME! Due to the nature of evolving local, national and international current events, the Vail Symposium keeps several program dates open throughout each season in order to allow us to cover breaking topics or to bring in high-profile speakers who suddenly become available. These dates and programs aren’t included in this booklet. The absolute best way to stay in the loop regarding additional programs is to follow our social media channels, subscribe to our email list or to check out the events page on our website (www.vailsymposium.org/events). We’ll update these digital outlets ASAP when further programs are confirmed.

IN TE GRATIV E A P P R OA C H ES TO PAT I E NT C A R E W ITH D R . D O NESE WORDEN

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Dr. Donese Worden, N.M.D. believes in treating the whole patient. Sometimes this means ordering a lab test or even prescribing medication. Sometimes it means recommending acupuncture and prescribing botanical medicine. It often means incorporating a little of both and it always means an extensive consultation in which her focus is fully on listening to the patient. In Vail, Worden will talk about how her integrative approach empowers her patients to make significant contributions to their own healing. An Arizona-based clinician with offices in Scottsdale and Mesa, Worden is consistently lauded for her exceptional intelligence, experience, compassion, cutting-edge research and superior quality of care. She is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor, an expert diagnostician, a global health educator and a leader in bioenergetic medicine whose training in both conventional and alternative medicine affords her the privilege of providing each of her patients with a specific treatment plan that addresses not only the symptoms but also the whole person to get to the root of the problem. Worden has been featured on the cover of the National Speakers Association’s magazine, Speaker, and as one of Phoenix magazine’s Top Docs. She is also an adjunct professor at Arizona State University This speaker is also hosting a workshop. For where she teaches in an integrative medicine program.

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more information please see the Consciousness Workshops section by flipping forward to page 19.

Consciousness Series Four Seasons Resort Vail | Vail Village 6:30 p.m. reception | 7:00 p.m. presentation


F OR E CA S T F O R T H E F U T U R E: USI NG DE M O G R A P H I C DATA TO P LA N F OR E AGL E C O U N T Y W ITH E LI Z ABET H GARN ER

WEDNESDAY

Moderated by Chris Romer, president and CEO of the Vail Valley Partnership. Demography may sound boring, but understanding demographic data is critical to planning for our community’s future, and State Demographer Elizabeth Garner makes it interesting while sharing important facts and insights. The State Demography Office is the primary state agency for population and demographic information. Its data are used by state agencies to forecast demand for facilities and services. These data are also used by local governments and nonprofit organizations in the state to anticipate growth or decline and to plan and develop programs and community resources. This program will review demographic trends in Colorado and Eagle County today and in the future, and will examine potential resulting impacts and opportunities, answering the question: what are the forecasts for population change, aging, the labor force and jobs? Garner leads the State Demography Office, which produces population and economic estimates and forecasts for use by state agencies and local governments. This program is part of the 2017 Vail Valley Business Forum and is presented in partnership with the Vail Valley Partnership and Colorado Mountain College – Vail Valley. Sponsored in part by Vail Valley Medical Center.

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Speaking Locally Colorado Mountain College | Edwards 5:00 p.m. reception | 5:30 p.m. presentation

TH E RE UNI T E D S TAT E S O F A M ER IC A : TU RNI NG P O L IT IC A L D I FFER ENC ES IN TO OPP O RT U N I T I E S W ITH MARK GERZ ON

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Facebook might not be the best place to hash out political differences with your friends and colleagues, but there is a time, a place and a way to discuss your conflicting opinions and something to be gained by doing so. Mark Gerzon is a professional mediator and author of the book “The Reunited States of America: How we can Bridge the Partisan Divide.” He joins the Symposium this summer for an interactive program that will challenge participants to stop living in the “divided states” and to become active citizens of the “Reunited States of America.” In the past, says Gerzon, Americans could disagree without demonizing each other. But now, healthy partisan debate has been replaced by brutal political brawling, where nothing but winning matters. Loyalty to party has replaced love of country. The solution, he says, is to become part of the movement to reunite America by being open to learning, to changing, to working with people you disagree with and to being open to finding new solutions. This session will focus on two controversial subjects: climate change and immigration. Gerzon is a pioneer on the frontier between the political left and right. Ever since he designed and facilitated the bipartisan retreats for the United States House of Representatives, he has worked to foster common ground problem-solving and a new patriotism based on inclusion, respect and diversity.

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TAC KL I NG D E P R E S S IO N A ND MEN TAL I LL N E S S I N C O LO R A D O WI T H D R . M A R S H A L L TH O MA S, D R . FR A NK D EG RUY AN D DR. J AY SHORE

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Mental illness affects more than one million people in Colorado and one in five people in the United States each year, but nearly 60 percent of adults with a mental illness report not receiving mental health services in the previous year. Colorado also has one of the highest suicide rates in the country, with even higher rates found in the central mountain counties. This program brings together three experts who are working on the front lines to tackle this issue in Colorado. They will discuss strengths and weakness of the current mental health care system, trends in treatment – including telepsychiatry – the role of a primary medical care physician in mental health care and issues in rural and underserved communities. Dr. Marshall Thomas, M.D. is the founding executive director of the University of Colorado Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center. Thomas will serve as moderator for this discussion. Dr. Frank deGruy, M.D. is the Woodward-Chisholm professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Jay Shore, M.D. is the director of telemedicine at the University of Colorado Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center. This program is sponsored by Vail Valley Medical Center.

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Living At Your Peak The Westin Riverfront Resort | Avon 6:30 p.m. reception | 7:00 p.m. presentation

SEARCHING FOR THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS W I T H D R . R A N DA L L P R IC E

MONDAY

The Dead Sea Scrolls have been called the greatest archaeological find of the 20th century. First discovered outside Jerusalem in the late 1940s, this ancient collection of texts includes the oldest known biblical manuscripts, dating back some 2,000 years. The Scrolls were originally discovered in 11 caves along the northwest shore of the Dead Sea between 1947 and 1956. For years, archaeologists and looters alike have searched for a 12th cave. Earlier this year, a team that included Dr. J. Randall Price, Ph.D., finally found what they were looking for: the 12th cave. Price joins the Symposium this summer to talk about that exciting discovery and to share stories from his 10 years of excavation on the Qumran Plateau. He will also talk about the history and politics of the region, what it means to be able to excavate an area which has been off limits for 61 years and new technology used for the digs. Price is the founder and president of World of the Bible Ministries, Inc. and is a distinguished research professor and executive director of the Center for Judaic Studies at Liberty University. He was Director of Excavations on the Qumran Plateau (site of the Dead Sea Scroll community) in Israel from 2002-2012 and now is co-director of Operation Scroll.

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Hot Topics The Westin Riverfront Resort | Avon 6:30 p.m. reception | 7:00 p.m. presentation


TH E HI S TO RY A N D F U T U R E OF THE E A G L E M IN E W I T H J A M IE M I L L E R , W ENDY NA U G LE A ND JO H N WI DERMAN In 1984, the Eagle Mine above Minturn was allowed to flood after the mine was permanently closed. The mine water deposited lead, cadmium, copper, arsenic and zinc into the Eagle River in a dramatic event that turned the river orange, killed fish and threatened drinking water downstream. In 1986, the Eagle Mine and the Town of Gilman were placed on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund site list and cleanup slowly began. This panel will explore the history of the Eagle Mine and the collaborative cleanup efforts of the past two decades. The discussion will highlight the business, operational and regulatory perspectives, as well as those of our local community.

M E E T T H E PA N E L I S T S This discussion will be moderated by Larissa Read, president of the board of directors for Eagle River Watershed Council and owner of Common Ground Environmental Consulting. Jamie Miller is a remedial project manager with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She has a B.S. in Environmental Science, with a focus on Planning and Administration. She began her career in the environmental field with a private consulting firm and spent six years working with the EPA as a contractor on the Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team contract, providing technical assistance to the EPA Emergency Response and Removal Program. Wendy Naugle, P.E. is an engineer and groundwater hydrologist in the Superfund/Brownfields Unit at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Naugle holds a Bachelor's degree in Geology from The Colorado College and a Master's degree in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.  John Widerman is a member of the Minturn Town Council. He has lived in the Eagle Valley for nine years and in Minturn for six of those years. He is a local environmental steward, a Colorado Mountain College Alum and an employee of Eagle County Schools.

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This program is presented in partnership with Eagle River Watershed Council, who will host two tours of the Eagle Mine, the associated water treatment facility and environs on August 2, 2017. Go to www.erwc.org for more details.

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N IMBY JAM B O R E E : CREATI NG A H E A LT H Y C O MM U NITY THR OUGH WO R K F O R C E HO U S ING WI T H L A U R IE B E S T, S C OTT K R ATZ, DAV ID O ’NEIL AN D GEORGE RUT HER Speaking Locally Session 1: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 2: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Session 3: Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Where: Antlers at Vail | Lionshead Village Tickets: $25 per session | $50 for all three sessions $150 for professionals receiving continuing education credits Nimby (Not In My Back Yard) nimbē/noun Nimby; plural noun: Nimbys; plural noun: Nimbiess Definition: a person who objects to the siting of something perceived as unpleasant or potentially dangerous in their own neighborhood, such as a landfill or hazardous waste facility, especially while raising no such objections to similar developments elsewhere.

SESSION 1 The Jamboree kicks off Wednesday morning with a panel discussion featuring Laurie Best (senior planner, Town of Breckenridge), Scott Kratz (director, 11th Street Bridge Project, Washington DC), David O’Neil (CEO & founder of Brynn Grey Partners, developer of Peak One and Wellington Communities) and George Ruther (director, Town of Vail Community Development Department). This session also includes table discussions and breakout sessions on the following topics: Land Swaps, Public/Private Partnerships, Deed Restricted Options and Psychological Impacts & Implications.

SESSION 2 Participants will visit Miller Ranch in Edwards, which was developed by Eagle County and opened for sale of 282 deed-restricted units in 2003. The tour will be led by members of the Eagle County Housing Authority. The second site visit will be Lion's Ridge in Vail. This is the largest deed-restricted affordable housing project ever built in Vail and opened in 2016 with 112 rental units. This was a private-public partnership between the Town of Vail, Gorman & Company and local developer Jen Wright. This tour will be led by representatives from both the public and private partners. These tours will provide participants the opportunity to walk the properties with those who developed them and ask specific questions about the pros and cons of these communities.

SESSION 3 The Jamboree concludes on Thursday morning with a continental breakfast and town hall-style discussion, which will provide local residents and other participants an opportunity to ask the experts questions about their unique situations. This conversation will provide the planners and developers with direct information of what the end-users of affordable housing in the Vail Valley are looking for and what they expect in the next five years. This interactive session will be moderated by Chris Romer, president and CEO of the Vail Valley Partnership. Presented in partnership with the Vail Valley Partnership. 12


EXP L ORI NG A F R O -C U BAN JA ZZ WI T H D R . M I C H A E L DAV IS O N A ND A P ER FO R M A N CE BY ¡CUBAN I SMO!

WEDNESDAY

Spanning the 1700s to the modern era, the evolution of Afro-Cuban music has defined an isolated culture and influenced a global landscape. Dr. Michael Davison, D.M.A., a celebrated educator and performer, will contextualize this musical tradition through an era-by-era analysis of Danzon, Son, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and Salsa. Davison will be joined by internationally acclaimed Cuban ensemble ¡Cubanismo!, who will demonstrate the driving rhythms and diverse array of percussion instruments that bring each sub-genre to life. Davison is a legendary performer, respected professor, published composer and ethnomusicologist. His love of music has shaped his life and career. He is in demand across the country as a classical and jazz performer and educator. As a performer, he has given jazz and classical recitals all over the United States as well as in parts of France, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, China and Cuba. Davison has recorded four jazz CDs as both a leader and sideman. Presented in partnership with Vail Jazz.

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Arts & Culture Ludwig’s Terrace at the Sonnenalp | Vail 6:00 p.m. reception | 6:30 p.m. presentation/performance

BAN KS Y AN D B E YO N D : EXP L ORI NG S T R E E T A RT WI T H M I C H A E L R U S HM O R E A ND R J R U S H MO R E

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Moderated by Bill Rey, owner of Claggett/Rey Gallery. When the elusive British street artist known as Banksy launched a self-proclaimed monthlong residency in New York City in 2014, hordes of city-dwellers and tourists followed him around the city, eager to see his latest installation and hoping to catch a glimpse of the anonymous artist. The NYPD similarly spent the month chasing Banksy around, trying in vain to capture and arrest the artist for vandalism. While Banksy’s identity remains a secret, his work is renowned world-wide and has brought awareness to the field of street art. In this fireside chat, Bill Rey leads a discussion between Michael and RJ Rushmore – father and son, respectively – both of whom are well-versed in street and contemporary art. Together they will define street art, including how it’s different from other forms of contemporary art, and talk about the future of this field. Michael Rushmore's interest in street art was originally ignited by random exposure to controversial images on the brick walls of East London. Over a period of years, his collection grew to include work by about 40 artists ranging from unknown vandals to those carefully curated by museums including Swoon, Os Gemeos, JR, Fairey, Banksy and Haring. RJ Rushmore has explored contemporary art as a writer, curator, photographer, arts administrator, critic and fan. His work focuses on street art, graffiti, public art and net art. He is editor-in-chief of the street art blog Vandalog and co-curator of Art in Ad Places. He has also written two books on street art and graffiti. This program is sponsored by Claggett/Rey Gallery.

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PROGRAMS

VAI L S Y M P O S IU M SUM M E R F IL M S E R I E S T HRE E W E E K S . T H R EE INS P IR ING FILM S. FR EE ADMI SSI ON . T HE DE TA I L S Where: Little Beach Park | Minturn Time: Park opens at 7:00 p.m. | Films start at sunset Details: Little Beach Park is an outdoor venue. Come prepared with blankets and layers. Flashlights or headlamps are also recommended. Bring snacks, non-alcoholic beverages (outside alcoholic beverages will not be permitted) and cash for Crazy Mountain beer (if you’re 21 or older).

“ VA L L E Y U P R IS IN G ” Wednesday, August 16, 2017 For the past fifty years, Yosemite’s massive cliffs have drawn explorers and madmen to leave materialism behind and venture onto the high, lonesome granite. Narrated by acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard and produced by Emmy Award-Winning Sender Films with Big UP Productions, “Valley Uprising” deftly recounts the history of Yosemite’s bold tradition: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity and the laws of the land.

AN E VE N I N G O F S H O RTS : “MELTING AWAY”, “TH E T I ME T RAVELERS” AND “ MA RT IN ’ S B OAT” Wednesday, August 23, 2017 “Melting Away”: In this film, 18-year-old Colorado filmmaker Liam Walton sets out to learn about the impact climate change is having on the ski industry and its future. The film features the foremost climate model experts, meteorologist and more. “The Time Travelers”: In January 2017, the USA Rafting Team set their sights on breaking the speed record on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon on a 48-foot custom boat they built themselves. This film is a collaborative vision by Gnarly Bay Productions, Forest Woodward and Brendan Leonard. “Martin’s Boat”: From Colorado filmmaker Pete McBride comes “Martin’s Boat”, a film that honors the legacy of Martin Litton and follows the newest boat in the Grand Canyon Dories fleet, the Marble Canyon, on its maiden voyage down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

“ T HI RD E YE S P IE S ” Wednesday, August 30, 2017 For more than 20 years the CIA used psychic abilities operationally in a top-secret spy program. This film by award-winning director Lance Mungia consists of compellingly cinematic re-enactments of actual remote viewings done at Stanford Research Institute for intelligence agencies, amazing new data retrieved from recently declassified documents via the Freedom of Information Act and over 30 interviews with every top player involved.

In true Vail Symposium style, producers, actors, directors and other special guests will accompany these screenings to introduce the film, answer questions following the screening and mingle with the audience before and after the show. Subscribe to our email newsletter, follow us on social media or simply stay tuned to our website (vailsymposium.org) to learn who will accompany each film, which will be announced later this summer. We’ll also use these channels to update our audience regarding venue changes in the case of inclement weather.

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CELL S TO S O C I E T Y: UN C OM M ON IN S I G H T S TO UN DE RS TA N D I N G , T R E AT ING A ND PR E V E NT I N G C O M M O N CA NC ER S W I T H D R . E R I C R . F EA R O N, D R . A R U L M . C H INNAI YAN , DR. KAT HLEEN R. CHO, DR. E L IZ A B E T H L AW LO R A ND D R . SO FIA D IA NA MERAJ VER CANCER. It’s the disease Americans fear most, the disease we most want to cure. It can be devastating for a patient, a family or a community, instantly reminding us how precious life is and inspiring us to rally around a common goal. Research advances over the past three decades have yielded great successes in improving patient survival and in achieving cures for common cancers such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, esophageal cancer and prostate cancer. With the rare opportunity to host five specialists from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMCCC), the Vail Symposium will present a two-part panel program where everyone – medical doctors and patients to those simply interested in learning about measures of treatment and prevention of common cancers – can grasp exciting new breakthroughs in cancer research.

M E E T T H E PA N E L I S T S

SATURDAY

Dr. Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D. was named Director at the UMCCC in September of 2016. He is a Professor of Oncology and also a Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics and Pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D. is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, American Cancer Society Research Professor and S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology and Urology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kathleen R. Cho, M.D. is the head of the gynecologic pathology section of Surgical Pathology at the University of Michigan Health System. Dr. Elizabeth Lawlor, M.D., Ph.D. is the Russell G. Adderley Professor of Pediatric Oncology Research and an associate professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Sofia Diana Merajver, M.D., an expert in breast cancer genetics, is the medical director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at the U-M Cancer Center.

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Living At Your Peak Super Panel Edwards Interfaith Chapel | Edwards 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Part 1), 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Part 2) There will be a 30-minute break with refreshments between the first and second session.

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PROGRAMS

VITA L V OI C E S : T H E P OW ER O F WO MEN L E A DI NG C H A N G E A R O U ND TH E WO R LD W I T H A LYS E N E L S O N

WEDNESDAY

Women's progress is global progress. Where there’s an increase in women's university enrollment rates, women's earnings and maternal health, and a reduction in violence against women, we see more prosperous communities, better educated, healthier families and the preservation of equal human rights. Yet globally, women remain the most consistently underutilized resource. Vital Voices, a global organization led by President and CEO Alyse Nelson, calls for and makes possible transformative leadership around the world. A cofounder of Vital Voices, Nelson has worked for the organization for 19 years, serving as vice president and senior director of programs before assuming her current role in 2009. Nelson has worked with women leaders to develop training programs and international forums in over 140 countries and has interviewed more than 200 international leaders, including Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former U.S. president Bill Clinton, as well as Nobel Peace Prize laureates Aung San Suu Kyi, Wangari Maathai and Muhammad Yunus. Previously, Nelson served as deputy director of the Vital Voices Global Democracy Initiative at the U.S. Department of State. Her position aided former First Lady Hillary Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s commitment to promote the advancement of women as a U.S. foreign policy objective. This program is sponsored in part by the Women’s Foundation of Colorado.

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Hot Topics Four Seasons Resort Vail | Vail Village 5:30 p.m. reception | 6:00 p.m. presentation

TH E F I NAL F R O N T I E R : T HE P R ES ENT AN D F UT UR E O F S PA C E EXP LO R ATIO N W I T H P H IL L A R S O N A ND B O BA K FER D OW S K I

THURSDAY

Space may be the final frontier, but the possibilities for exploration are as vast and infinite as outer space itself. This program brings together experts from different facets of the space industry to share with our audience fascinating plans for the future of space exploration, mind-blowing breakthroughs in space technology and to explain the relationship between private business and NASA, and discuss how this relationship is expected to evolve in the future. Phil Larson is assistant dean for strategy, planning and communications at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science. He was previously senior advisor for space and innovation at the White House, from 2009 to 2014. Most recently, Larson was part of Elon Musk’s SpaceX team, supporting communications efforts as well as managing corporate projects. Larson will moderate this discussion. Bobak Ferdowski is a systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory who became an instant celebrity in 2012 when people saw his hair – President Barack Obama dubbed him the “Mohawk Guy” – on NASA’s live feed of the Curiosity landing. Ferdowski served on the CassiniHuygens mission in addition to the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity mission and is currently working as a mission planner for NASA’s planned Europa mission.

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SEPT

14

Science & Technology The Grand View | Lionshead Village 5:30 p.m. reception | 6:00 p.m. presentation


THE M Y S T E RY O F T H E C R O P C IR C LES WI T H BA R BA R A L A MB

THURSDAY

For decades, crop circles have baffled and intrigued mankind. Their existence has provoked questions about why they appear, who created them, what message they’re delivering and what their symbols mean. These designs and their perfect geometries appear covertly in the darkness of night in fields of growing crops and have been visited and studied since the early 1980s. Barbara Lamb will present her large collection of slides during this presentation, which show many outstanding features of this intriguing phenomenon. Lamb is recognized as one of the leading crop circle researchers and educators in the U.S. and England, having visited, studied and led crop circle tours in England each summer since 1990. She is the co-author of the book “Crop Circles Revealed: Language of the Light Symbols,” which is considered by her peers to be the most informative book on the subject. Lamb is also a licensed psychotherapist and an active member of the Center for Crop Circles Studies in Los Angeles and in England.

SEPT

21

This speaker is also hosting a workshop. For more information please see the Consciousness Workshops section by flipping forward to page 19.

Consciousness Series Venue TBA 5:30 reception | 6:00 presentation

“ E DVONAVA IL” : R E G IO N A L CO OP E RAT IO N A N D C O N SO LIDATIO N

THURSDAY

From affordable housing to resort marketing, where are the opportunities and what are the pitfalls of working together across town borders? Community conversations provide a forum for discussion amongst locals about topics that are of critical interest to our community and bring the Symposium back to its roots of brainstorming ideas for the future of our community. These events take on the feel and format of an informal town meeting. This October, Rob LeVine and other longtime locals and community leaders will lead a conversation about if and how towns in the Vail Valley – from Edwards to Avon to Vail (or, “Edvonavail”) – could, might and/or should collaborate. LeVine is a longtime Vail Symposium Board member and recently retired from his even longer-time role as General Manager of the Antlers at Vail.

OCT

19

Community Conversation Antlers at Vail | Lionshead 5:30 reception | 6:00 presentation 17


PROGRAMS

E DU CATE ! 2 0 1 7 E QU I TY AN D D E E P E R L E A R NING F E ATUR IN G A K E YN OTE A D D R ESS B Y: P ED R O NO GUERA While the movement for standards and accountability has largely succeeded in bringing greater attention to the issues surrounding student achievement (i.e. the fact that poor students, students of color, English language learners and students with special needs are consistently performing at lower levels), surprisingly little attention has been given to the strategies and conditions that are necessary to make achievement more likely. Missing from much of the policy debate related to achievement is how to support and cultivate effective teaching in schools and how to motivate and engage students. This presentation will describe strategies that have proven effective elsewhere at supporting teaching and learning for all types of students. It will also explore how schools can develop strategies to support teachers in their efforts to raise achievement. Dr. Pedro Noguera, Ph.D. is the Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. He is the author of 12 books and over 200 articles and monographs. He serves on the boards of numerous national and local organizations and appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio and other national news outlets. Noguera will be joined by a panel of local, regional and state-wide education experts following his keynote address. Together they will discuss how the issues and strategies Noguera brings to light in his address apply to our community.

THURSDAY

This program is presented in partnership with Eagle County Schools. This program is sponsored in part by Vail Valley Medical Center.

NOV

02

Battle Mountain High School | Edwards 5:30 p.m. reception | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. keynote address, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. panel discussion

“The task of education is not to teach subjects: it is to teach students.” - Sir Ken Robinson Vail Symposium Educate! 2016 Keynote Speaker

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consciousness workshops

TR ANS F OR M AT IO N A L “AHA!” M O M E N T S IN M E D IC INE W I T H D R . D O N E S E WO R D EN

FRIDAY

In this workshop, Dr. Donese Worden, N.M.D. will work with participants to identify the core issues that cause most of their health problems. She will also present natural and holistic options for addressing those problems. This transformational workshop presents scientific information in a fun and exploratory setting. Leave this workshop with a personalized plan that you can easily implement in your dayto-day life. Learn how to establish good sleep patterns and tips for beginning and ending each day with more energy. Discover how to boost your body’s natural self-healing capacity, how to reduce stress and find clarity and learn about natural pain management techniques. Additional topics to be covered include holistic mind-body approaches to weight loss and information about leading-edge affordable and time-saving nutrition and exercise techniques.

JUNE

09

Consciousness Workshop Four Seasons Resort Vail | Vail Village 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

VAR I E T I E S O F E XT R AT E R R ES TR IA L BEINGS A N D E N C O U N T E R S W I T H BA R BA R A L A M B

FRIDAY

Barbara Lamb will share little known details, based on her years of experience and research on the subject, about the extraterrestrial beings that visit many humans and take them for a variety of encounters. Lamb has counseled and assisted 1,750 plus people in recovering the details of their extraterrestrial encounters through hypnotic regressions. Using photos to illustrate her examples, Lamb will show a variety of these beings and talk about the kinds of procedures and activities they perform during a visit and the agendas they seem to have with humans. There are many beings that differ significantly from the typical gray aliens and reptilian beings that are so commonly depicted in the media. These beings include various stages of hybrid beings, some of whom live here on earth with the rest of us. They also include spiritually advanced, unconditionally loving beings. Whether or not you have paid attention to these encounters, or no matter what you may already know about extraterrestrial beings, this presentation will expand your view of the whole mysterious phenomenon.

SEPT

22

Consciousness Workshop Venue TBA 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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celebrating 45 years

In March, decades of past and present Vail Symposium Board members, staff members, volunteers and donors gathered together to celebrate the Symposium’s 45th anniversary. The evening included toasts, speeches and celebratory dancing, all of which paid tribute to a journey that has seen the Vail Symposium transform from a once-annual summer conference held to guide Vail’s development in the early 1970s, to where it stands today: hosting nearly 50 events each year to explore pressing issues in geopolitics, health and wellness, adventure, consciousness, culture, science and technology. It was a fantastic way to commemorate this milestone and, on behalf of the current Board of Directors and staff, thank you to all who supported the event and came out to celebrate with us. Here’s to the next 45 years!

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policies, ticket & program information R ESER V E IN A DVA NC E A ND SAVE Did you know you can receive $10 off the ticket price of most of the programs just by purchasing your tickets in advance? Just go to www.vailsymposium.org or give us a call at 970-476-0954 before 2 p.m. on the day of a program to receive $10 off the door price. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase to receive the discount. Students, teachers, Vail Resorts employees, Eagle County employees and members of the Vail Valley Young Professionals Association (VVYPA) may be eligible for an additional discount.

TIC K ET SA LES Please note all ticket and/or pass sales are final and non-refundable. Tickets and passes must be paid for at the time of purchase and are transferable. Complimentary tickets offered to donors per the benefits are also transferable.

TIC K ET D O NATIO NS If you are unable to attend a program, please call our office at 970-476-0954 to donate your tickets to area students. You will receive a tax acknowledgement letter for each ticket you return and the sincere gratitude of the Vail Symposium and local students.

P R O G R A M O FFER INGS We are not a political organization. We strive to present speakers who can address thoughts and ideas from all viewpoints. Our speaker’s views do not necessarily represent the views of the Board and the Vail Symposium.

TH IR D PA RTY M ATER IALS No third party materials will be distributed or handed out at Vail Symposium programs, events or meetings without the prior consent of the Executive Director, Board Chair or Program Committee Chair. All materials must be submitted at least 48 hours in advance of a program, event or meeting for consideration. No exceptions. No guarantees.

V ENU ES & D IR EC TION S All venues and directions are listed online at http://vailsymposium.org/venues-and-directions/.

LATEST U P DATES All information listed as ‘To Be Announced’ or ‘TBA’ will be announced first on www.vailsymposium.org and Vail Symposium social media sites. All current program information can be found on www.vailsymposium.org, Facebook or Twitter. Please like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at Vail Symposium to stay up-to-date on the latest Symposium news, announcements and events.

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SYMPOSIUM SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT ON

MARY LAMB LUCAS

M

ary Lamb Lucas is a long-time Vail Symposium attendee, donor and volunteer who recently accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors, making her the newest member of the team. We’re thrilled to have her on board and grateful for her years of support. She recently took a moment to answer a few questions about herself to help us get to know her better. Vail Symposium: When did you first get involved with the Vail Symposium and why? Mary Lamb Lucas: I went to my first Symposium event about a week after I moved here in June of 2006. I saw a notice about a green homes tour in Eagle and signed up. I got on the bus and immediately met Priscilla O'Neil who was President of the Board then, Kissy Russell, a supporter and a couple of other women who were with them. I learned about the Symposium that day and went to the next event later in the summer. VS: What program topics or series interest you the most? MLL: I have been interested in many programs and topics over the years. Recently, I have attended nearly all of the Consciousness Series, but I am interested in many things that pertain to science, our future and the arts. I love having a forum to discuss issues from an intellectual point of view. I have always been intensely interested in preserving open spaces, in how we take care of our planet and what we need to do to keep it green and healthy. VS: Where are you from originally and how long have you been in the Valley? MLL: I grew up in West Virginia (love the mountains) and when I went to college in Virginia, I met a guy, married him and raised our five kids (two sets of twins + one) there on what had been a dairy farm. I lived there until I moved here. VS: What do you enjoy doing when you’re not volunteering for the Symposium? ML: There is so much to enjoy here. I usually say I came for the snow. I wasn't a skier when I came, but I had always loved snow and wanted to be a skier, so that's one thing. I ski often, skin uphill and do some back country skiing, too. I love the outdoors: to hike some, tennis, biking, anything active. I have been a lifelong gardener, and while I have less garden here, I enjoy what I do have and can enjoy the natural beauty all around me. I love to read, watch movies, Bravo! and Vail Jazz. And the people here. I love that most all of us are from somewhere else. I think it makes for the most interesting social and intellectual mix. I enjoy the friends I've made here and those I am yet to meet. VS: What do you hope to see from Vail Symposium programming in the future? ML: I expect it to thrive, and to attract more interest and participation in its programs. We are all in our future together. I expect the Symposium to nurture our deliberations about how we want that to play out, locally and globally.

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SPOTLIGHT ON

DORIS DEWTON

D

oris Dewton has been involved with the Vail Symposium since early 1994; she’s been a Board member, an Advisory Council member and is currently a Program Committee member. We’re so grateful to her for her years of volunteerism and support. She recently took a moment to tell us about her trip to Santa Barbara, CA, which she won in a raffle supporting the Symposium. Vail Symposium: You and your husband, Dick Gretz, were the lucky winners of a Santa Barbara vacation in the Dream Getaway Raffle, which the Vail Symposium co-presented with Rotary Club Santa Barbara Sunrise last year. So, tell us a little about the trip: when did you go and for how long? Where did you stay and what were the accommodations like? Doris Dewton: We arrived in Santa Barbara on Sunday, April 23rd and spent six nights in a private bungalow at the Belmond El Encanto Resort and Spa, pretty far up the hill above Santa Barbara, but still with a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean and the sailboats. The Forbes 5 star hotel was lovely. Our bungalow suite was spacious and well appointed, with a living room area and gas fireplace, along with an outside terrace and a gigantic bathroom. The infinity swimming pool was next to our bungalow. We parked our car for the week and used the hotel shuttles to get around town for our numerous tours and restaurants that were all part of the raffle package. At the hotel, we had breakfast every day, we had a couple of lunches and dinners, had “high tea” one afternoon and I went to the spa to treat myself to a manicure-pedicure and a facial. VS: How did you spend your days while you were there? DD: Fortunately, I scheduled everything out in advance, because it was difficult to fit in everything we wanted to do for our first time visiting this beautiful area. We were booked from breakfast until after dinner every day, with tours of the town, sunset sailing, visiting a spectacular local garden and the old Santa Barbara Mission and dining out in some excellent local restaurants. The raffle winnings also included three days use of a Tesla S, so we took a road trip up to the Hearst Castle, about two and a half hours north on the coast road. It was a great drive in an amazing vehicle! VS: What was your favorite thing about the trip? DD: It’s difficult to pick out one favorite thing, but it would have to be our day of wine tasting in the Santa Ynez valley about an hour north of town. Our wine aficionado “guide.” who made this donation to the Santa Barbara Rotary, picked us up in the morning and drove us to Los Olivos, a quaint little town, and took us to lunch at a charming restaurant/ wine shop. Then we went to three different wineries in different parts of the Santa Ynez Valley to do extensive wine tasting at each. We learned a tremendous amount about wines in general and especially about Santa Barbara area wines. It was a special day! VS: Will you enter the raffle again this year? DD: Absolutely, but we hope someone else will win this package and enjoy themselves as much as we did. It was so clever to partner with another desirable resort area to put together these raffle prizes. While I had no interest in trying to win a ski trip to Vail with hotel, restaurants, lift tickets, etc., going to Santa Barbara for a mud-season trip was totally appealing. And, incredibly, we won! It’s an excellent way to raise muchneeded money for the Vail Symposium and the Santa Barbara Rotary. 25


DONORS

This section recognizes donors whose donation was received between May 1, 2016 and May 1, 2017. Donors whose donation was received after May 1, 2017 will be recognized in the Winter 2017-2018 program book.

P AT R O N S C I R C L E The Patrons’ Circle recognizes distinct community members who continue to make a multi-year commitment to the Vail Symposium. We thank these donors for supporting our future by providing the foundation for our organization. Doris Dewton and Richard Gretz

Pete and Pat Frechette

ARC LIGHT MEMBER $ 10,000 A ND A BOV E Antlers at Vail*

Town of Vail

Donovan Pavilion | The Grand View*

Vail Daily*

Dale and Jeanne Mosier

Vail Resorts Epic Promise*

Futurian Systems*

Vail Valley Medical Center

FLOOD LIGHT MEMBER $ 5, 000 - $9,9 9 9 Alpine Bank

Kathy and Neal Kimmel

Anonymous

Tim and Lisa Swift

SPOT LIGHT MEMBER $ 2, 500 - $4,9 9 9 Anonymous

Rob LeVine and Evelyn Pinney

Ronnie and Dierdra Baker

Jim and Bobbie Ruh

Dr. Andrew and Lynn Kaufman

Vail Public Library

Gary Gilman and Julie Stoxen 26


TORCH MEMBER $ 1, 000 - $2, 499 Mary Ellen Anderson John and Patty Bailey Michael and Marcy Balk

Art and Elaine Kelton

Pam and Richard Bard

Laurie and Terry Kleisinger

Cathy and William Bethke

Dr. Robert and Janie Lipnick

Jimmy and Marka Brenner

Deb and Dan Luginbuhl

Claggett/Rey Gallery

Hank Mader

Steve and Amy Coyer

Steven and Susan Marton

Crazy Mountain Brewing Company*

Joseph and Brenda McHugh

ECOTV*

Barbara Murray

Eric Noreen and Suzi Hill

Frank and Allison Navarro

Buck and Holly Elliott

Priscilla O'Neil

Cindy Engles

Fred and Sandy Pack

Pete and Carole Feistmann

Mark Pittman

Harry and Susan Frampton

Art and Lindsay Reimers

Tom and Margie Gart

Kathi Renman and Jim Picard

Kitty George

Riverwalk Wine and Spirits*

Ben and Holly Gill

Rocky Road Dispensary

Stuart and Becka Green

Rohn and Debbie Robbins

Kent Hopkins

Larry and Pat Stewart

Tom and Verna Howard

Town of Minturn

Jay and Kirk Huffard

Laura Tumperi

Arthur and Jodi Israel

Bonnie Vogt

Reese and Alberta Johnson

Vail Daily

Mitch Karlin and Diane Pitt

George and Elizabeth Wiegers

Mountain Digital, Inc.*

Wyndham Resorts Vail

*Denotes gift made wholly or partially in-kind

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DONORS

CANDLE LANTERN $ 500 - $999

Larry and Sandra Agneberg Linda and George Brodin Stan and Mary Ellen Cope

Carol Cockrum

Country Club of the Rockies

TJ Conners

Jim and Suzanne Donohue

R.J. Croteau and Karen Nold

Jack and Kathleen Eck

Fred Distlehorst

Andrea Eddy

Education Foundation of Eagle County

Stephen Evans

Alan Finney

Doris Gobec

Barry Gassman

High Country Healing

David Auchterlonie and Barbara Keller

Barbara Hogoboom

George and Lizette Lamb Peter MacDonald Gordon Marshall Heather McInerny Doug and Anne McNeill Thomas Moorhead Skip and Adelle Picking Jay and Amy Regan Roots RX Shaw Electric Howard and Cathy Stone Sweet Leaf Vail Valley Young Professionals Association Sharon and Bob Winders

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$ 2 5 0 - $499

Ronna Flaum

Pam and John Horan-Kates Susan and Rich Jones Tania Landauer Anne and Robert Louthan William Mimeles Lex and Ebby Pinson Mimi Pockross Ken and Connie Scutari Jay Wissot and Alyn Park Glen and Margaret Wood


S PA R K

$100 - $249

Michael Ansfield

Chris Havekost

Roger and Margo Behler

Owen Hutchinson

Michael Beltracchi

James Klechner

Adriana Bombard

Barbara Krichbaum

Alice Boone

Mary Lamb Lucas

Phil and Sunny Brodsky

Melanna Marcellot

Dick Cleveland and Kathy Langenwalter

Luc and Liz Meyer

Alan and Sylvia Danson

Jim and Karen Morter

Greg Dobbs

Robyn Specthrie

Charles Dolan and Susan Mackin-Dolan

Vail Valley Partnership

RJ Finn Tracey Flower Jane Hall Dan Havekost

David Moromisato

Norm Vogel Robert Warner Patti Weinstein Emily Zeigler

MEMBER

FRIEND

$50 - $99

$ 1 - $49

Diana Bradley

Lanell Avery

Anne Esson

Mary Bochain

Alan Feldman

Lauren Burnett

Dwight Henninger

Martha Milbery

Linda Llewellyn

Wendy Rimel

Tom and Marcia McCalden

Norman Smith

Marka Moser

Jennifer Woolley

Margaret and Jeffrey Nicholls Susan Pollack William Powell Margaret Rogers John and Nancy Snyder Kathleen Talbot Melvin and Barbara Vaughn Owen Young *Denotes gift made wholly or partially in-kind

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thank you to our sponsors

A simple ‘thank you’ does not even begin to describe the overwhelming gratitude we have for our sponsors. Our mission to provide thought-provoking and affordable programming would not be possible without the backing of our community. We invite you to continue to support our valuable Vail Symposium sponsors and the mission to better our community.

Ask Andie Ohde how, as a buyer or seller, you can be a part of her “Giving Back to the Community” program developed to fund local charities without a cost to you!

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get involved

THERE ARE MANY WAY S TO HELP THE SYMPOSIUM THRIVE:

Volunteer at a program or in the office Tell a friend about the Symposium Follow us on Facebook and Twitter Submit a program idea Become a member

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR WINTER 2017 VOLUNTEERS Donna Albani Lynn Anderson Lanell Avery Cathy Bethke Kim Blackford Matt Decker Gary Gilman

Maggie Gilman Kat Haber Jane Hall Dudley Irwin Kathy Kimmel Debbie King Tommy King

Laurie Kleisinger Tania Landauer Mary Lamb Lucas Jeanne Mosier Debbie Robbins Noah Seeman

Thank you also to our past and future speakers, many of whom are also volunteers and donate their time to share their knowledge and expertise with our community.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VAIL SYMPOSIUM VOLUNTEER? Contact us at info@vailsymposium.org for more information on how to get involved!

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programs at-a-glance Integrative Approaches to Patient Care

06.09.17

Workshop! Transformational “AHA!” Moments in Medicine

06.14.17

Forecast for the Future

07.19.17

Tackling Depression and Mental Illness in Colorado

07.24.17

Searching for the Dead Sea Scrolls

VA I L , C O 8 1 6 5 8 970.476.0954

The Reunited States of America

VA IL S Y M P O SI U M P O BO X 3 03 8

06.29.17

08.01.17

The History and Future of the Eagle Mine

08.30.17

08.02 & 08.03.17

Vail Symposium Summer Film Series: “Third Eye Spies”

08.09.17

Vital Voices

08.14.17

The Final Frontier

08.16.17

The Mystery of the Crop Circles

NIMBY Jamboree

09.06.17

Exploring Afro-Cuban Jazz Banksy and Beyond

09.21.17

Vail Symposium Summer Film Series: "Valley Uprising"

08.19.17

09.22.17

Workshop! Varieties of Extraterrestrial Beings and Encounters

10.19.17

Cells to Society

08.23.17

09.14.17

Vail Symposium Summer Film Series: An Evening of Shorts

“Edvonavail” Community Conversation

11.2.17

Educate! 2017

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