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A Landscape Discussion on Energy Law in Wyoming|School of Energy Resources


Mary Byrnes
Deputy Director
Energy Outreach
Phone: 307-766-6851
Nadia Kaliszewski
Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 307-766-4295
Fax: 307-766-6701

School of Energy Resources
Dept. 3012
1000 E. University Ave.
1020 E. Lewis St.
Laramie, WY 82071
Fax: 307-766-6701

School of Energy Resources

College of Law's Center for Energy Law and Resources in the Rockies


November 13, 2013

Hilton Garden Inn UW Conference Center, Laramie, Wyoming


To bring stakeholders together who have collaborative interests to engage in a thought provoking discussion on key energy topics currently at play in Wyoming.


Facilitate robust discussion and education of current critical topics, address the role of technology as it may affect or drive public policy and identify opportunities for solution building in the public interest.

Solicit input for issues warranting attention for securing a sustainable Wyoming natural resource future.

Collaboration of the College of Law's Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies (CLERR) with affiliated groups and the legal community, with the hope of enhancing collaborative relationships.

Agenda & Conference Booklet

Click here for a conference agenda.  The conference will begin with a breakfast buffet at 7:00am on Wednesday, November 13.  The conference will begin promptly at 8:00am and conclude with a cocktail reception from 4:00pm-6:00pm.

Click here for a conference abstract and bio booklet.


Due to high numbers of registrations there will be no walk-in registrations awarded on the day of the conference. If you wish to be added to the conference waitlist please contact Kelly Garvey at or 303-842-2617. For those already registered, a final agenda, conference information and confirmation letter will be emailed to you by Wednesday, November 6, 2013. If you have questions about your registration or you need to cancel you attendance please contact Kelly Garvey at or 303-842-2617.

CLE Credits

Attendees are welcome to apply with the Wyoming Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association for CLE credits for attending the conference. The WBA and CBA will award 6.25 CLE credits for participation in the conference.  Credits will not be given directly by the conference organizers, please contact the associations directly.

Steering Committee

Lynne Boomgaarden, Crowley Fleck PLLP

Dennis Ellis, Anadarko Petroleum

Richard Garrett, Wyoming Outdoor Council

Paul Hickey, Hickey & Evans, LLP

Greg Johnson, Patton Boggs LLP. President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Energy Bar Association

Sam Kalen, College of Law Professor, Director of the Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies

Ryan Lance, Director of the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments

Rep. Tom Lubnau, Lubnau Law Office PC

John MacPherson, MacPherson, Kelley & Thompson LLC , University of Wyoming Trustee

John Masterson, Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons, LLP

Delissa Minnick, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management

Shawn Reese, Governor Mead’s Office

Scott Regan, Encana Corporation

Larry Wolfe, Holland and Hart LLP


Attendees can book their own hotel accommodations at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie, Wyoming. Please call the hotel front desk at 307-745-5500 and ask to book a room under the "UW Law Conference" at the group rate of $99.00 per night plus taxes.

Group Rate: Please note that the group rate is subject to availability.  All rooms at the group rate of $99.00 must be booked by October 24, 2013.

Hotel Reservation and Cancellation Policy:  All reservations must be accompanied by a first night's room deposit.  All reservations must be cancelled by 6:00pm on the day prior to your arrival date to avoid a cancellation fee equal to one night's room and tax.  Attendees are responsible for calling the hotel directly to cancel their hotel reservation.

Hilton Garden Inn
2229 Grand Avenue
Laramie, WY 82070
307-745-5500 (Front Desk)

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm

Transportation Information

Airport:  Attendee scan fly into Denver International Airport (150 miles away; 2.5 hour drive) or the Laramie Regional Airport (7 miles away; 15 minute drive.)

Airport Ground Transportation:  Attendees are responsible for booking their own ground transportation.  Suggested transportation options include:

Hertz Rent-a-Car at the Laramie Airport (Laramie)
555 General Brees Road
Laramie, WY

Enterprise Rental Car (Laramie)
517 South 3rd Street
Laramie, WY

Rental Car from Denver International Airport

Green Ride (Airport Shuttle from Denver International Airport)

Local Transportation: All meetings sessions will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn.  The hotel also offers complimentary local transportation for guests.


If you have questions about your registration or if you need to cancel your attendance, please contact Kelly Garvey at or 303-842-2617.

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