November Luncheon: Taking Higher Ed to New Heights

November 20, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Rivers Club
301 Grant Street, Suite 411
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Join SMPS Pittsburgh on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019, as we discuss Taking Higher Ed to New Heights.


Dan Marcinko, Assistant Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration (Facilities Management Division), University of Pittsburgh 

Rich Manslow, Director of Engineering and Construction, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Chris Conroy, P.E., Associate Director MEP – Carnegie Mellon University Campus Design & Facility Development


Jonathon Kersting, VP Communications and Media, Pittsburgh Technology Council


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Members Only Networking Event

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Registration and Networking

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM |  Lunch, Panel Discussion, and Q&A


Members: $45

Non-members: $65

Late Registration / Walk-ins: $75*

*Please note regular registration will close on Friday, November 15th at 12:00 PM. After that, the late registration cost will apply.  We will try to accommodate late registrations and walk-ins up until the day of the event, but walk-ins will be subject to space availability.


Thank you to our current Sponsors for making these events possible!

Program Sponsorships are still available! For additional information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team (Michael Len or Katie Stern) at [email protected] if you are interested in sponsoring.

Benefits of Attending: 

  • Opportunities for face-time with decisionmakers
  • Learn about current and upcoming business opportunities
  • Network with colleagues and clients

Future SMPS Events:

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Cocktails and Candy Canes Holidy Party
  • Wednesday, December 18th, 2019: #AECsofMarketing - Topic To Be Determined
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020: SMPS January 2020 Regional Growth & Construction Forecast Luncheon

Are you an SMPS Member of another chapter? Let us know so that we can help you register under the member rate. Email us at [email protected]

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund by contacting [email protected]. 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. Pre-registered “no-shows” are responsible for the full cost of registration plus a service charge and will be billed accordingly.

Photography Disclaimer: Photos are frequently taken at our chapter events.  SMPS Pittsburgh has the right to use photos for the purpose of, but not limited to the following: social media, website, and promotional materials/media.

Rivers Club Dress Code: Denim jeans, skirts, dresses and women's jackets that are not faded plus have no holes or frays are permitted. Athletic attire/work-out wear, medical scrubs, short shorts, cutoffs, T-shirts, flip-flops, halter, tube & tank tops are not permitted. Ball caps/hats must be removed.

Have questions about SMPS November Luncheon: Taking Higher Ed to New Heights? Contact SMPS Pittsburgh at [email protected]


$45.00 Members
$75.00 after 12:01 pm November 15

$65.00 Non-Members
$75.00 after 12:01 pm November 15

$40.00 Board Members

$45.00 Out-of-State SMPS Member
$75.00 after 12:01 pm November 15