We’re excited to be back in person and hosting the Annual SmartLab Conference! This event allows you to connect with educators who are passionate about PBL + STEM, learn pedagogical best practices for SmartLab Facilitators, and hear what’s next for SmartLab Learning.

Three-day tickets are available for $850. Space is limited.

Note:  If your school has paid all or part of your ticket cost and you have not yet received a registration code, please contact us at

Conference Details


June 13-15, 2023


Renaissance Boulder Flatiron Hotel
500 Flatiron Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021

On-site hotel registration information will be provided in the confirmation email immediately following your conference registration. Rooms booked before May 15 are held at the special conference rate of $231 per night.

Details on presenter sessions and activities will be available soon!



Sessions run from 8:30 am – 3:45 pm,
Tuesday, June 13 – Thursday, June 15

Daily Agenda:

7:30 Check-in (Tue) & Breakfast    

8:30 Opening remarks    

9:00 SmartLab Playground  (Tue), Sessions, and Panels    

12:00 Lunch    

13:00 SmartLab Playground  (Wed), Sessions, and Panels    

16:00 (Tue/Wed) Meet Ups    

17:00 (Wed) Evening Event at Acreage Restaurant

Keynote Speaker

Jorge Valenzuela, J.D., Ph.D. Candidate

Jorge Valenzuela is a well-regarded and nationally recognized performance and education coach, author, and speaker at Lifelong Learning Defined. He got his start in education and has helped countless educators improve their leadership and instructional innovation skills.

Jorge specializes in emphasizing core instruction and is a trusted deliverer of reputable professional training in team building, project-based learning, STEM pathways, and SEL integration across the curriculum. He partners with superintendents and provides professional development on behalf of ASCD, Corwin, Instructional Innovation Partners, and Solution Tree. He has authored several books and is the Lifelong Learning Defined podcast host. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter. 

Brenda Wilson

“You can learn so much from other Facilitators in your state and across the country…Coming to the conference is a great way to collaborate and hear what other [SmartLabs] are doing.”

Brenda Wilson, Jenks East Intermediate | Tulsa, OK