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Embassy Suites Denver Downtown
1420 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80202
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM MDT
Category: Programs

SMPS Colorado will host select leaders from some of Colorado’s top campuses to discuss what’s on the top of their lists of needs and project priorities for the upcoming years. Learn about long term university goals and shifting trends in design and construction on Higher Education Campuses. Our distinguished panel of speakers will also provide insight on their procurement processes and what firms can do to better position themselves for upcoming opportunities. Join SMPS Colorado for this interactive discussion and opportunity to connect with key influencers in education.

Event Objectives:

  • Learn about current and future projects/plans at Colorado’s institutions
  • Gain insights for procurement process and what institutions look for in an A/E/C provider
  • See shifts in higher education trends, and what higher education institutions are focusing on in years ahead
  • Understand biggest challenges in campus project development

Ticket Prices
$65 Members
$100 Non-members


CEUs Available: 1, Client and Business Development #3

Note: Only SMPS Colorado Members may register at member pricing. All ticket prices increase on October 9. Participants will receive Zoom meeting details the day before in your You Are Registered email. If you are a member of another SMPS Chapter, are experiencing job insecurity or work for firms strictly limiting marketing expenditures, please email the admin for the free registration code.


Michael Millsapps
Executive Director of Facilities and Operations
Aims Community College

Michael Millsapps is the Executive Director of facilities and operations at Aims Community College. He has served on the executive board of the rocky mountain chapter of the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), rocky mountain chapter of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA) and a founding board member of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (COAPPA). Michael has been a subject matter expert for the Public Works Working Group (PWWG) for the federal government and most recently a subject matter expert on the rewrite of the certified facilities manager exam for IFMA.

Kent Marsh
Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Planning
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Kent is a Professional Engineer with 15 years’ experience in higher education as a Facilities Director and Associate Vice Chancellor. He is currently serving as Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Planning at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.