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Industry Day 2021 will be held October 18-20, 2021!!

2021 Industry Day

The Greater Kansas City (GKC) Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is pleased to invite you to participate in our 12th Annual Industry Day Education & Training Workshop. This year’s event will be held at the Adam's Point Conference Center on October 18-20, 2021. We have put together a program for everyone, with a broad selection of topics to choose from. Please check back for an updated agenda. 


Click here for online registration!

Walk-up Registration WILL NOT be available on-site due to COVID protocols.

*DRAFT* AGENDA - SAME GKC Post Industry Day


MONDAY – October 18, 2021



1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Exhibit Set-up

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Icebreaker in Exhibit Hall (Food/Drinks)

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

TUESDAY – October 19, 2021



7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Breakfast – Exhibit Hall

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Opening Ceremony - Christina Przygoda

-USACE KC District

-National Anthem

-Color Guard

-Opening Remarks

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Keynote Speaker – USACE KC


8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Networking in Exhibit Hall

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Track Sessions A-C (AEC/Innovation/Small Business)

**See Track Sessions at end of Schedule

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Networking/Lunch in Exhibit Hall

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Track Sessions A-C (AEC/Innovation/Small Business)

**See Track Sessions at end of Schedule

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Networking – Exhibit Hall

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Agency Panel

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Evening Social


6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAYOctober 20, 2021



7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.


7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

 Track Sessions A-C (AEC/Innovation/Small Business)

**See Track Sessions at end of Schedule

 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Networking – Exhibit Hall

9:00 am. – 9:30 a.m.

Track Sessions A-C (AEC/Innovation/Small Business)

**See Track Sessions at end of Schedule

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

 USACE (Other Districts) Fiscal Year 2022 Mission and Procurement Opportunities  10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
 USACE KC District Program Opportunities   10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

*Detailed Agenda to Follow


11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Travel and Lodging Information

Event attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Below are hotel, rental car and airport information.

Limited conference rate rooms are available until no later than September 30th for $124.00 at the Courtyard Kansas City East/Blue Springs

The hotel is attached to the conference center. Additional hotels within a short drive of the convention center include:

Days Inn by Wyndam, Blue Springs

Hampton Inn, Kansas City/Blue Springs


Free parking is available at the conference center.

Car Rental from KCI Airport
All rental car companies share a Grey Rental Car Shuttle stopping at marked terminal medians.



Phone Number

Web Address


(816) 464-5151


(816) 243-5760


(816) 243-5757


(800) 800-4000


(816) 464-2500


(816) 243-5765


(816) 243-5770


(816) 464-5600

Alternate Transportation
Estimated Super Shuttle: (800) 243-6383 or (816) 243-5000, fee starting at $80 (one way)
Estimated Taxi Fare: $95.00-$120.00 (one way)

Uber and Lyft car services operate in Kansas City.


Driving Directions to Adams Pointe Conference Center


One-on-One Instructions

Stay tuned for one-on-one instructions and information!

Volunteer Sign Up

Thank you for supporting the Greater KC Post of SAME!  Please check back for information on registering to volunteer for the event.

Volunteers who signup for 6 hours or more will be provided a registration code.  Please contact Justin Baker, 816-500-4787, to get your registration code.

Contact Us

For more information or questions regarding this event you may contact one of the following volunteers:

Industry Day Co-Chair Justin Baker, 816-500-4787,
Industry Day Co-Chair:   Paul Rieger, 913-458-6748,

Post President: Christina Przygoda, 913-983-6245,

Call for Presentations

If you are interested in presenting at the 2021 Industry Day, Click Here to submit an abstract of your proposed presentation.  Call for presentations will close on September 17.

 We are looking for presentations in the following categories:
  • AEC
  • Innovation
  • Small Businees