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Insights into Colorado's Advanced Industries
Courtyard Denver Cherry Creek
1475 S Colorado Blvd, 11th Floor
Denver, Colorado 80222
Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM MDT
Category: Programs

Join SMPS Colorado for their Advanced Industries luncheon program in July. The panel discussion will feature experts from advanced manufacturing, aerospace, and related organizations, providing an insightful overview of innovation in this exciting sector, particularly in the state of Colorado. The panelists will delve into the evolving landscape of aerospace production and discuss key challenges and opportunities for collaboration between industry, government, and A/E/C firms.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn about Colorado’s burgeoning role as an innovation hub within the advanced manufacturing and aerospace sectors.
  • Receive valuable insights into the evolving landscape of aerospace production, shedding light on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices shaping the industry’s trajectory.
  • Discuss the importance of collaboration between industry, government, and A/E/C firms, emphasizing the need for strategic partnerships to address key challenges and capitalize on opportunities for growth and innovation.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the future outlook for advanced manufacturing and aerospace in Colorado, with panelists offering valuable insights into potential growth areas, project opportunities, and pathways for continued success.
  • Leigh Seeger, Vice President, Jeffco EDC
  • Maraia Tanner, CEO, Star Harbor
  • Mike Narum, COO, The CPI Group


Brian Konczak, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP BD+C
Director of Science + Technology
MOA Architecture

As a Principal at MOA, Brian is a leader who encourages new solutions and ideas within his project team. He has experience on a wide variety of project types and delivery methods, which provides him with special insight into the potential pitfalls and challenges of complex projects. Brian has specific expertise in the design/build delivery method, having managed multiple award-winning design-build projects, including a recipient of the DBIA National Award of Excellence. As the Director of Science + Technology, Brian focuses on projects for clients with specialized, technical spaces, including everything from laboratories to manufacturing facilities.


Ticket Prices
$80 Members Only
$110 Non-members


CEUs Available: 1, 3 Client and Business Development

Note: Only SMPS Members may register at member pricing. All ticket prices increase $5 on July 13.
Finding it difficult to allocate funds for SMPS programming and/or membership? The Colorado Believes page program is rooted in our core values of learning, commitment, and community through charitable giving, membership sponsorships, scholarships, and industry engagement. This program is also part of our efforts to help diversify membership and help provide opportunities for BIPOC individuals and DBE, WBE, MBE, VBR, and LGBTBE firms to elevate their marketing efforts while helping your company save. Please email SMPS Colorado’s admin for reduced pricing and scholarship opportunities.

If you are a member of another SMPS Chapter and would like a member rate, please email the admin. Job seekers, students, and other new professionals, please visit our Colorado Believes page for details on our student membership programs and professional development scholarship opportunities. Refunds are available if submitted to the admin one week prior to the event.