Shared Risk and Protective Factors Conference 2023

The Shared Risk and Protective Factors Conference brings together prevention professionals and those who want to drive community change of all ages who are looking to build skills in prevention; diversity, equity and inclusion; and Positive Youth Development. Community coalition members, funders, and other professions seeking collaborative learning on prevention topics across sectors may also find value in attending.


For details on the 2024 Shared Risk Conference: 


This conference is intended for people currently engaged in creating connected communities and safe, healthy, and successful youth, including grantees of the following programs:

Child Fatality Prevention SystemOpioid Overdose Prevention Program
Collaborative Management ProgramPeer to Peer Learning Network
Community Organizing for PreventionSexual Violence Prevention Program 
Department of EducationSubstance Abuse Prevention Program
Department of TransportationSuicide Prevention
Essentials for ChildhoodTony Grampsas Youth Services Program
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention SystemsViolence & Injury Prevention
Maternal and Child HealthYouth Partners
Mental Health Agenciesand many more


The Conference’s Goals for 2023 are to:

Session Tracks at the 2023 Conference are:

  • Acquire tangible skills to advance innovation in prevention
  • Identify strategies to address the impact of racial inequities on community health
  • Inspire and reinvigorate passion for work
  • Offer a space for healing and to celebrate accomplishments
  • Form new connections with people and concepts
  • Innovation in Prevention Science
  • Innovation in Community Engagement
  • Innovation in Funding and Partnerships
  • Innovation in the Midst of Conflict



Tuesday, May 30: Virtual Trainings and Sessions in morning and afternoon

Wednesday, May 31: Virtual Trainings and Sessions in morning and in-person in afternoon, Opening Keynote by Kien Lee of Community Science, Inc.

Thursday, June 1st: Breakfast ; In-person morning and afternoon sessions, mid-day interactive Plenary with Mary Pauline Diaz-Frasene of The Dinner Party, with optional evening activities

Friday, June 2nd: Breakfast; Sessions and Closing Keynote with Jonathan McMillan, Director of Gun Violence Prevention at CDPHE

Meals provided with registration are Lunch: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; Breakfast: Thursday and Friday


COVID-19 Health & Safety

In-person, COVID-19 safety protocols including requiring masks when indoors and not eating or presenting, vaccine or negative home/PCR test taken 3-days prior to event, and wavier attesting to follow outlined procedures will be required.

In the interest of public and community health, and value of making in-person events accessible to people from all walks of life and living situations, the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC) requires all attendees of in-person events hosted by RM-PHTC to abide by their COVID-19 safety policy, including:

  1. wearing a mask when indoors and not actively eating, drinking, or presenting
  2. being fully vaccinated, a booster is strongly encouraged, (or have a negative test 72 hours prior to event start; home test permitted), and
  3. if you are symptomatic or have a known exposure, staying home until you get tested and are negative.

A signed waiver and on-site verification and adherence to the above requirements will be required of all attendees.


Hotel Reservations at Keystone

Reservation for Keystone Lodge and properties: Use the 2023 Shared Risk and Protective Factors Conference online reservation system or call the Keystone reservations desk at (855) 332-1601 and use Group code: BKRSRPF23. Book early for best available rooms and you are able to receive the conference discounted rate for 3-days pre/post conference, pending room availability.

Reservations for Hyatt Place Keystone: Guests can make lodging reservations by calling Hyatt Reservations line at 800-993-4759 and referencing rate code G-RP23. Or by using the Hyatt Place booking link: G-RP23 Shared Risk & Protective Factors Hyatt Place booking link

Group Lodging Block Cutoff Date: May 9, 2023

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