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AIA Colorado West (Steamboat Springs) Holiday Party
Friday, December 19, 2014 5:00:00 PM
Join your fellow design and construction professionals in the area for a chat and some holiday cheer. Enjoy complimentary apps and a drink courtesy of AIA Colorado West.

Please RSVP to Adam Wright, AIA ( by Wednesday, Dec. 17th.

Chapter: AIA Colorado West

Sponsor: AIA Colorado West

Cost: free

Credit: none

127 11th St.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Adam Wright, AIA
Building Enclosure Council - Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science, or Science Fiction
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Join the AIA Colorado Building Enclosure Council (BEC) for a presentation entitled Use of Snow Retention Devices: Science, or Science Fiction? by Rob M. Haddock of The Metal Roof Advisory Group.

Attendees can earn 1.0 AIA HSW continuing education learning unit (LU). Under the state of Colorado’s rules for continuing education for state licensure renewal, this program should meet the requirements for 1.0 HSW CEH.

Attendees will learn a sensible approach to understanding how snow acts on roof systems and the presenter will debunk misconceptions and common mistakes made during the design of snow retention. This program is free for all AIA Colorado members. Please BYO lunch.

Registration is required. Register by Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 4 p.m.

Chapter: AIA Colorado

Sponsor: AIA Colorado

Cost: Free for members

Credit: 1 HSW LU

303 E. 17th Ave
Suite 110
Denver, CO 80203

Melanie Reeves
303-446-2266 x 113

Additional Info: 1409-2015-01-07 BEC-CO_Agenda.doc

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The New BOMA 2012 Industrial Standard
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 8:30:00 AM
This is the premier of the new official BOMA Seminar on the BOMA 2012 Industrial Standard to be held at the Wellshire Events Center, presented by Bill Tracy, AIA. Includes a copy of the standard and breakfast. This seminar is valuable for those engaged in design of distribution centers, warehouses and flex space properties.
Chapter: All

Sponsor: Other Continuing Education

Cost: $50/$85 BOMA Member/Non-member

Credit: 2.0

Wellshire Events Center
3333 South Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80222

Jeannie Bernard
(303) 383-4870

Additional Info: 1400-Synopsis - 2012 BOMA Industrial Standard class.pdf
SMPS Colorado: Colorado’s Legal Cannabis Industry and the A/E/C Community
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:00:00 PM

As Colorado marks the one year anniversary of legal recreational sales of marijuana, the sector has created a construction boom. But is the grass really greener? The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Colorado and the Cannabusiness Accelerator gather key leaders in the architecture, engineering and construction sectors to address some of the biggest questions: best practices, design solutions, technology, insurance requirements and legal obligations. Speakers will include:

Kim Robertson, President, SMPS Colorado / Marketing Manager, MKK Consulting Engineers

James Lowe, Co-founder/President of Cultivation, MJardin Management

Jamie Lewis, COO, Good Chemistry

Brett Gilbert, PE, LEED AP - Principal, Competitive Edge Engineering

Megan Stone - Principal, High Road Design Studio

Representative from Powers Brown Architecture

Representative from Martin / Martin Consulting Engineers

Representative from Xcel Energy

Nathan Mendel, President, Your Green Contractor

 Additional speakers to be announced.

Chapter: AIA Colorado

Sponsor: Allied Organizations

Cost: Early bird pricing (until Jan. 9): SMPS CO Member: $69; Non-member: $89.

Credit: none

Denver Athletic Club
1325 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO 80204

Shawna Seldon McGregor

Additional Info: 1401-Logo CA.jpg

Web Site:
SMPS SoCo Luncheon: Colorado Springs Downtown & Urban Development Lunch to Benefit Urban Peak
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Speakers from the Downtown Partnership in Colorado Springs will discuss urban development.

10% of luncheon registration will benefit Urban Peak, a non-profit serving youth experiencing homelessness in the Denver metropolitan area and Colorado Springs ( Luncheon attendees are encouraged to bring professional clothing items or professional development reading materials to donate to Urban Peak. These donations help Urban Peak youth who are looking for jobs, or who are exploring career opportunities.

The luncheon will also feature music from members of The Colorado Springs Conservatory.


Sarah Harris - Business Development Manager with the Downtown Partnership 

Ryan Teffertiller - City Planner for downtown Colorado Springs

Chapter: All

Sponsor: Allied Organizations

Cost: $50- Member Ticket; $70- Non-member Ticket

Credit: none

25 W Cimarron St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tonia Nifong
(719) 389-1554

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