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Golden Beer Talks is a homegrown endeavor organized by a few local citizens passionate about nurturing community connections, supporting local businesses, and learning a little something new, now and then. An evening hosted by Golden Beer Talks centers around a brief, informative and entertaining presentation by an expert on an irresistibly enticing topic. Held in Windy Saddle Café—located next to downtown Golden’s welcome arch—each event features beer for sale from one of our local breweries, along with a variety of delicious food and drink offerings from the Windy Saddle kitchen and bar. It’s Golden’s own grassroots version of TED talks for the benefit of our own local community—and just for the fun of it. Golden Beer Talks is a nonprofit venture focused on three favorite local things—Golden, Beer, and Talk!

Golden Beer Talks is a homegrown endeavor organized by a few local citizens passionate about nurturing community connections, supporting local businesses, and learning a little something new, now and then. An evening hosted by Golden Beer Talks centers around a brief, informative and entertaining presentation by an expert on an irresistibly enticing topic. Held in Windy Saddle Café—located next to downtown Golden’s welcome arch—each event features beer for sale from one of our local breweries, along with a variety of delicious food and drink offerings from the Windy Saddle kitchen and bar. It’s Golden’s own grassroots version of TED talks for the benefit of our own local community—and just for the fun of it. Golden Beer Talks is a nonprofit venture focused on three favorite local things—Golden, Beer, and Talk!
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Golden Beer Talks is a homegrown endeavor organized by a few local citizens passionate about nurturing community connections, supporting local businesses, and learning a little something new, now and then. An evening hosted by Golden Beer Talks centers around a brief, informative and entertaining presentation by an expert on an irresistibly enticing topic. Held in Windy Saddle Café—located next to downtown Golden’s welcome arch—each event features beer for sale from one of our local breweries, along with a variety of delicious food and drink offerings from the Windy Saddle kitchen and bar. It’s Golden’s own grassroots version of TED talks for the benefit of our own local community—and just for the fun of it. Golden Beer Talks is a nonprofit venture focused on three favorite local things—Golden, Beer, and Talk!

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Episodes

#60 Frank Blaha-Professional Engineer, Water Research Foundation

11/13/2018
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Topic: The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 November 2018 is the anniversary of the end of World War I, and it is also the anniversary of the Great Influenza Pandemic, often called the Spanish Flu. While the end of World War I is considered an historic event in our history, the 1918 Influenza Pandemic is practically … Continue reading "#60 Frank Blaha-Professional Engineer, Water Research Foundation"

Duration:01:01:25

#59 Jim Reed – RockWare Inc. Director of Research and Development

10/9/2018
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Topic: Applying Geological Exploration Methods to Assist Homicide Investigators in Locating Clandestine Graves In 1988, NecroSearch International, a non-profit organization, was founded to provide the international law enforcement community with scientific assistance in locating clandestine gravesites related to homicides. Thirty years later, NecroSearch has assisted police and district attorneys with more than 300 cases in 40 … Continue reading "#59 Jim Reed – RockWare Inc. Director of...

Duration:01:17:46

#58 Joseph Kerski – Environmental Systems Research Institute

9/11/2018
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Title: Good Maps, Bad Maps, Location Privacy, and Why It All Matters Description: Mapping and cartography is an ancient art and science, but maps are more relevant and more numerous than ever before. The advent of web based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has enabled anyone and everyone to make maps and share personal information such … Continue reading "#58 Joseph Kerski – Environmental Systems Research Institute"

Duration:01:08:04

#57 – Dr. Mike Bell – Using Science to Influence Management of our National Parks

8/14/2018
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The National Park Service manages 417 units across the United States to preserve natural and cultural resources, and the values of our great nation. From grizzly bears to grizzled peaks and charges to early American history, these units represent some of the most unique places on earth. But as climate change, air pollution and invasive … Continue reading "#57 – Dr. Mike Bell – Using Science to Influence Management of our National Parks"

Duration:01:12:55

#56 – Erin McDanal – Responses to Drought by Colorado’s Governors

7/10/2018
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In large part the history of Colorado is the history of its water use. From at least 1200 A.D. to the current period, the region now known as Colorado has depended on its access to water to support civilization. It hasn’t been easy managing water within an arid and drought-prone region. Many scientists believe that … Continue reading "#56 – Erin McDanal – Responses to Drought by Colorado’s Governors"

Duration:00:50:14

#55 – Dr. Carla Klehm – From My Coolest Archaeological Find in Africa to Why Wakanda from Marvel’s Black Panther Movie is (Almost) a Real Place

6/12/2018
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Dr. Carla Klehm, Assistant Professor Adjunct at University of Colorado Boulder Topic – From My Coolest Archaeological Find in Africa to Why Wakanda from Marvel’s Black Panther Movie is (Almost) a Real Place Just how two giraffes got to China from Africa nearly 80 years before Columbus first visited the Americas is one of many … Continue reading "#55 – Dr. Carla Klehm – From My Coolest Archaeological Find in Africa to Why Wakanda from Marvel’s Black Panther Movie is (Almost) a Real Place"

Duration:01:23:34

#54 – Johanna Kovarik – A Life Underground: Studying and Stewarding the Magical Subterranean World of Caves

5/8/2018
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May 8, 2018 Johanna Kovarik, U.S.Forest Service, National Cave and Karst Program Coordinator Topic – A Life Underground: Studying and Stewarding the Magical Subterranean World of Caves Caves and karst landscapes are rich in resources, including the largest springs around the world and the most productive groundwater on Earth. Caves and karst provide a unique … Continue reading "#54 – Johanna Kovarik – A Life Underground: Studying and Stewarding the Magical Subterranean World of Caves"

Duration:01:10:59

#53 – Catherine Costello – Mapping & Tracking Wildland Fires

3/13/2018
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March 13, 2018 Cartographer Catherine Costello – usgs Topic – Mapping & Tracking Wildland Fires The Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC) app is an internet-based mapping application originally designed for fire managers to access online mapping of locations and perimeters for wildland fires burning in the United States. With a standard web browser, GeoMAC allows fire … Continue reading "#53 – Catherine Costello – Mapping & Tracking Wildland Fires"

Duration:01:06:34

#52 – Brian J. Simonds – Lasers for Manufacturing

2/13/2018
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High-power laser systems are becoming ubiquitous in manufacturing as they often prove to be faster and cheaper than traditional methods. The development and design of these industrial laser processes require very careful and accurate measurements of phenomenon during the interaction of the intense light with the material. A great example of an important industrial process … Continue reading "#52 – Brian J. Simonds – Lasers for Manufacturing"

Duration:01:02:06

#51 – Rex Rideout – History of the American West through Music and Lyrics

1/9/2018
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In our increasingly busy and technologically intense lives, we are forgetting some of our heritage, history and connection with the land. Living historians, at places like Bent’s Old Fort in southeastern Colorado, try to re-create and portray these earlier eras in as accurate a manner as possible. Rex Rideout has been immersed for over 30 … Continue reading "#51 – Rex Rideout – History of the American West through Music and Lyrics"

Duration:01:32:23

#50 – Joyce Tannian – Warriors, Water, and Wild Beasts: Quenching Thirst Peacefully in the Shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro

12/12/2017
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Joyce Tannian is Founder of Water is Life Kenya, (WILK) a non-profit organization. While working as a volunteer in Kenya in 2006, Joyce saw the glaring need for clean, accessible, dependable water in rural communities in southern Kenya. Water is Life Kenya’s 16 major water projects provide water to nearly 50,000, transforming the lives of women, … Continue reading "#50 – Joyce Tannian – Warriors, Water, and Wild Beasts: Quenching Thirst Peacefully in the Shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro"

Duration:00:48:59

#49 – Margaret Blaha – The Horse Protection League

11/14/2017
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Margaret Blaha, tells about the Horse Protection League, describing why this horse rescue exists and how it came to be housed at the beautiful and historic Churches Ranch, just north of Golden. She tells how horses come to the Ranch, what HPL does for them, and how they find new homes. Speaker Bio Margaret Blaha is … Continue reading "#49 – Margaret Blaha – The Horse Protection League"

Duration:01:16:13

#48 – Adrian Miller -The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

10/10/2017
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Adrian Miller delves into the fascinating history of presidential chefs. He’ll share stories from his latest book, The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families from the Washingtons to the Obamas. You’ll learn more about these unique cooks were celebrated culinary artists, First Family confidantes, civil rights advocates … Continue reading "#48 – Adrian Miller -The President’s Kitchen Cabinet"

Duration:01:00:22

#45 Speaker – Daniel McNamara – Research Geophysicist with the USGS

6/13/2017
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Topic – Forecasting Natural and Human-Caused Earthquakes Learn about how the United States Geologic Survey forecasts potential earthquake hazard and impact. With an emphasis on recent human-caused quakes, this talk will provide a brief history of this phenomena, discuss Colorado’s scientific role and finish with a focus on recent quake activity in Oklahoma, Texas and … Continue reading "#45 Speaker – Daniel McNamara – Research Geophysicist with the USGS"

Duration:00:56:30

#44 Scot Grossman, Jefferson County Open Space Project Manager

5/9/2017
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Topic – Peaks to Plains The 65-mile Peaks to Plains Trail will one day connect the 2.5 million residents of the Denver metro area to the Continental Divide at Loveland Pass via a 10-foot wide trail. It will bring visitors to the water’s edge, meander along a steep canyon walls and raging rapid in a … Continue reading "#44 Scot Grossman, Jefferson County Open Space Project Manager"

Duration:01:27:42

#43 Carol O’Meara, Colorado State University Extension Horticulture Entomologist

4/11/2017
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Growing Hops and Tomatoes in the Rocky Mountain Region Tomatoes and hops go together like pizza and beer. But growing them is a challenge for Colorado gardeners—one’s a diva and the other’s a wild child. Join us for a discussion on tips and tricks for getting the most from these plants by giving them what … Continue reading "#43 Carol O’Meara, Colorado State University Extension Horticulture Entomologist"

Duration:01:06:53

#42 Jim Clarke Associated Press Regional Director

3/14/2017
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This Just In: How to Spot Fake News Have you heard that Hillary Clinton is part of a pedophile ring? Or that both the Pope and Denzel Washington endorsed Donald Trump? Or get this—there’s proof that scientists have conspired to fake global warming evidence?! Did you also know that these 3 examples of fake news…? … Continue reading "#42 Jim Clarke Associated Press Regional Director"

Duration:01:21:05

#41 Dr. John Spear

2/14/2017
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From Mars to Europa: A Comparison of 82N 82W & 23N 58E This talk focuses on research sites located at Canada’s Ellesmere Island and Muscat, Oman—locations that help scientists further research on far-flung locations like Jupiter’s moon Europa and planet Mars. Borup Fiord Pass, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada is an amazing site and model for … Continue reading "#41 Dr. John Spear"

Duration:01:13:14

#40 Dr. Keith Neeves – Injectable Microbots for Removing Blood Clots

1/10/2017
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Colorado School of Mines Chemical & Biological Engineering Department and University of Colorado Denver Department of Pediatrics The 1966 science fiction classic The Fantastic Voyage depicted a submarine and its crew, shrunk to microscopic size in order to remove a blood clot from the brain of a defecting Soviet scientist. This talk will describe a … Continue reading "#40 Dr. Keith Neeves – Injectable Microbots for Removing Blood Clots"

Duration:01:14:50

#39 Fred Linton – MillerCoors Environmental Sustainability

12/13/2016
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We define sustainability as making a positive and meaningful impact on the social, environmental and economic issues that affect our business, employees and other stakeholders. Great Environment Our environmental sustainability strategy strives to reduce environmental impacts at every stage of the brewing process and focuses on three main areas: Reducing water use in our … Continue reading "#39 Fred Linton – MillerCoors Environmental Sustainability"

Duration:00:59:16