• Drivers of Successful Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships
  • Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
  • 11:30AM to 1:30PM
    601 W Fifth St. 5th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • P3 developments seem to be the new trend in public construction projects. Public agencies such as Los Angeles World Airports, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the City of Long Beach have chosen to utilize this method to advance future developments. What is the rationale behind this approach? Join us to hear about the advancements of current and future P3 developments such as the Landside Access Management Program, the Sepulveda Transit Corridor and West Santa Ana Branch Projects and the City of Long Beach civic center project.

    • Keith Kajiya, CCM, Vice President, AECOM

    • Jacob Adams, Deputy Executive Director at Los Angeles World Airports
    • Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, LA Metro
    • John Keisler, Director of Economic and Property Development, City of Long Beach
    • Will Gorham, Assoc. Vice President, Project Development, Plenary

    Event Schedule:
    11:30 Arrival
    12 Lunch
    12:30 Program starts
    1:15 Program ends
    1:30 Adjourn


    Members: $70
    Future Members: $90

    Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Matthew Sullivan, Director of Sponsorship sponsorship@smps-la.org

    Walk-Ins welcome for all events.

  • SMPS-LA Educational Event
  • Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
  • 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM


    You know that InDesign 2020 can make all of your marketing design dreams come true—but where do you start? Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign CC Julie Shaffer will introduce you to this powerful tool and demystify the software’s freshest features in this special four-hour beginners’ session. You’ll learn tips for making eye-catching layouts in record time as well as tricks that will make your future projects a breeze. This hands-on class will feature a Q&A and plenty of opportunities for you to hone your newly acquired skills.

    You need an outstanding graphic for that proposal you’re working on—so where do you begin once you open your laptop? After you’ve taken this introductory Photoshop and Illustrator course, you’ll wonder no more! Photography and graphic design guru Julie Shaffer will teach you the ways of Photoshop and unravel the mysteries of Illustrator. In no time at all, you’ll find yourself creating ingenious photo- and vector-based elements for your marketing collateral. Bonus: You’ll also get a chance to ask Julie every question you ever had about Photoshop and Illustrator.

    Julie Shaffer, CPSM, Shaffer Creative
    As an award-winning designer and respected leader of creative teams and marketing departments, Julie exhibits the perfect mix of tact, tenacity, and industry knowledge to design and orchestrate creative marketing solutions for each client. She is an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign CC and is known for developing extensive style formatting for project efficiency and completion. Julie loves to share her knowledge through workshop-style trainings for clients and professional organizations across the US.