SmithGroup at 2022 Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Annual Conference

Join SmithGroup at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) 2022 Annual Conference July 24 through July 26 in Long Beach, CA. Register through the conference website and connect with our thought leaders at the sessions highlighted below. 

Sunday, July 24 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT 
Tour - Caltech: Developing a World-Class Science/Technology Campus
Featuring Caltech - Chen Neuroscience Research Building
This tour of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena will offer an overview of campus development history and an opportunity to visit some of the world-class laboratory research facilities that support cutting-edge research in the sciences and engineering, including the SmithGroup-designed Chen Neuroscience Research Building. 

Monday, July 25 | 1:00 – 3:30 PM PT 
Tour - CSULB Student Success Center: Getting it all Under One Roof 
Featuring California State University Long Beach - Student Success Center
To close achievement gaps and improve graduation rates among at-risk student groups, California State University Long Beach (CSULB) transformed a ‘50s-era campus building into a Student Success Center, which is now home to 13 organizations serving the needs of students.. This tour will discuss what it took to make the project happen, how the building was re-purposed and how the vision and reality of the center match up. 

Tuesday, July 26 | 9:50 – 10:50 AM PT 
Critical Conversations Around Space Management 
With Paul Leef  
Session leaders Paul Leef (SmithGroup), Adem Gusa (Duke University), Alexandria Roe (University of Wisconsin System Administration) and Bartlomiej Sapeta (Chapman University) will present strategies and practices for promoting a data-informed culture of planning that uses analytics as a springboard, particularly in relation to current trends and post-pandemic realities.