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SMPS November 2016 Luncheon: Grading Higher Education

November 9, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Please note – this event is SOLD OUT and unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate walk-ins due to capacity limitations.


Please join SMPS Pittsburgh on November 9th at 11:30 a.m. as we host directors of facilities, planning, design, and construction from local colleges and universities to discuss current and planned campus projects. The panel will provide insight on how their procurement processes work, how they like to be approached by the A/E/C industry professionals, and how they make a final decision on which project team to use.


Andrew Reilly, Director of Construction – Carnegie Mellon University

Owen Cooks, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Planning, Design and Construction – University of Pittsburgh

Jim Miller, Director of Campus Operations & Planning – Washington & Jefferson College

Jeffrey Devlin, Chief Information Officer – Carlow University

Moderator: Kathryn Jolley, ASID, MBA, LEED AP, Chair, Board of Trustees at La Roche College and Principal, DRS Architects


Members – $45

Non-members – $65

Walk-Ins – $75

*PLEASE NOTE: The selection for lunch will be a CHICKEN meal. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Sheena Hoover at secretary@smpspittsburgh.org and we will accommodate your needs.



Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event!  Please contact our sponsorship team (Michael Len & Katie Stern) at Sponsorship@SMPSPittsburgh.org if you are interested in sponsoring.

Annual Sponsors 



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This Higher Education program is ideal for professionals who are:

  • Principals and Owners Interested in pursuing opportunities in Southwestern PA
  • A/E/C professionals looking for current and upcoming business opportunities
  • Business development and marketing professionals desiring to expand their professional network
  • Professionals invested in supporting growth in the A/E/C industry

Benefits of Attending include:

  • Opportunities for face-time with decision makers
  • Learninig about current and upcoming business opportunities
  • Networking with colleagues and clients

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund by contacting Ann Sekely, treasurer@smpspittsburgh.org. Pre-registered “no-shows” are responsible for the full cost of registration plus a service charge and will be billed accordingly. If you paid by credit card, your card will be credited. If you paid by check, a refund will be mailed to you within 10 business days.

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