LEPC Conference

Colorado 2019 LEPC Conference Information


The Colorado Emergency Planning Committee (CEPC) is hosting this 2 ½  day conference for Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) members, first responders, and local, state and federal partners who are responsible for hazardous material response planning. LEPC101, designed for new LEPC members, will focus on the basics of EPCRA and hands-on ideas for creating/maintaining a successfulLEPC. Thursday and Friday will focus on hazmat-specific topics.

DHSEM point of contact for registration is Crystal Christensen at 720-852-6609.


  • Wednesday, September 4
    • 1 - 4:30 p.m. LEPC101
    • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. CEMA Business Meeting
  • Thursday, September 5
    • 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Full Day Conference
  • Friday, September 6
    • 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Half Day Conference



This year, two LEPC members per LEPC (five per regional LEPC) are eligible for lodging Wednesday and Thursday nights. The LEPC chair must designate the 2/5 LEPC representatives to Crystal Christensen.

  • LEPC Chairs start by e-mailing Crystal at crystal.christensen@state.co.us  by no later than August 9. Confirm the Thursday lunch attendance, if needed. Crystal will maintain a list of approved attendees and will make all reservations for the hotel directly that will be paid for by DHSEM.
  • Attendees not covered by DHSEM must contact the hotel directly at 1-800-525-2253 (Group Code LEPC) to arrange their own lodging.
  • CEPC members contact Crystal directly to arrange for lodging.                            

 For our federal and private partners, unfortunately, we cannot cover your lodging costs under the HMEP grant. Reservations can be made by calling the Beaver Run Resort at 1-800-525-2253 and identifying yourself as part of the State of Colorado CDPS/DHSEMLEPC Conference. The group discount ($131.88 per night for tax exempt and $148.06 per night for non-tax exempt guests) will apply to all reservations made before August 13. Our agreement with the hotel includes Internet access, parking and breakfast. After reserving your room, please e-mail Crystal and let her know you are coming to the conference – she is tracking overall numbers for meeting space and lunch.                                                                                                                                                                                          


After Crystal has approved your attendance everyone must register for the conference by August 13 on COTrain website. If you have not created an account in COTrain, you can create your user name and password on the upper left of the home page.  Once you are logged in, search for the Course ID and register to attend. Please make sure you click the approval box and once you are approved, you will be confirmed by email and placed on the roster.  In COTrain use Course ID: 1052497

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