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We have many more events than our own programs which are listed below. We do two annual parties and partner with other organizations for networking events and other programs. Generally this totals about fifteen annual events our membership can participate in.

Previous Events:

Date: November 6, 2008
Topic: Open Source and the Law
Moderator: Steve Grandchamp, CEO, OpenLogic
Panelists:
Lisa Walter, Associate, Faegre & Benson LLP
John Brockland, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
Jason Haislmaier, Partner, HRO

Date: October 20, 2008
Topic: Marketing and Your Organization (Members Only Event)
Moderator: Mike Donaldson, VP Marketing, Ping Identity
Panelists:
Keith Knowles, VP Marketing, InfoNow
Brett Schklar, Chief Marketing Officer, Market Creation Group
Terry Gold, CEO, Gold Systems

Date: October 14, 2008
Topic: Building A Corporate Community (Members Only Event)
Moderator: Andrew Hyde, Community Director, TechStars
Panelists:
Ryan Martens, Founder & CTO, Rally Software
David Cohen, Founder/Executive Director, Techstars
Sean Bell, Sr. Solutions Architect, HiveLive

Date: September 24, 2008
Topic: Entering Europe (Members Only Event)
Moderator: Rob McNeil, Vice Consul Trade and Investment, British Consulate
Panelists:
Pete Kinsella, Partner, Faegre and Benson LLP
Doug Wright, Director, Clifton Gunderson
Kieran Brady, SVP Sales and Marketing, IQNavigator

Date: September 23, 2008
Topic: Meet the Founders (Members Only Event)
Speakers:
Dick Sowar, Founder, Spatial Corp., CEO FreeDesign Inc.
Keith Mountain, CEO, Spatial Corp.

Date: May 6, 2008
Topic: The Financing Process (Members Only Event)
Speakers:
Dan Hudspeth, CFO, Rally Software
Chris Onan, Managing Director, Appian Ventures
Jeff Wyatt, Practice Manager, vcfo

Date: April 22, 2008
Topic: Exporting Software (Members Only Event)
Speakers: Suzette Nickle, Senior International Trade Specialist, US Commercial Service

Date: April 8, 2008
Topic: Meet The Founders (Members Only Event)
Speakers: Dan King, Co-Founder/CEO, ReadyTalk

Date: March 11, 2008
Topic: Colorado IT Live
Speakers:
Donovan Guyot, CEO, Peaksware LLC
Pat Engstrom, Chairman, Knowledge Factor
Peter Flanagan, CEO, Transzap
Investor/VC Group:
David Cohen, Founder, TechStars
Jim Conboy, Partner, Wolf Ventures
Andy Rourke, Sr. Associate, Centennial Ventures

Date: February 20, 2008
Topic: Going Organic (Members Only Event)
Speakers: Rick Slack, CEO, Bolo Systems (Acquired by Wellpoint Systems)

Date: January 30, 2008
Topic: The Challenges of SaaS (Members Only Event)
Speakers:
Jason Haislmaier, Partner, Holme Roberts & Owen LLP
Don Hazell, EVP Worldwide Sales and Field Operations, Rally Software
Kirk Holland, Partner, Vista Ventures
Jim Pollock, President, AWhere

Date: January 16, 2008
Topic: Executive and Stock Compensation in the Post-409A Era (Members Only Event)
Speakers:
Renee O'Rourke, Partner, Faegre & Benson LLP
Rick Takemoto, Sr. Manager Valuation Group, Clifton Gunderson

"It's been good for the community and we've got a tremendous benefit as members!"

Terry Gold,
CEO,
Gold Systems