YPD - Young Professionals Program - Mentoring, Networking & Learning

Wednesday, October 3 from 8:00 AM to 11:50 AM « Back

CONSTRUCT has tailored a program just for Young Professionals (35 and under) to provide them with the training, networking, mentoring, and education that they need to boost their careers to the next level.

8:00am-8:40am           Continental Breakfast/Introductions/Goals
Includes: Selection of Breakfast Breads, Muffins, Seasonal Whole and Sliced Fruits; Served with Sweet Whipped Butter, and Seasonal Fruit Preserves; Beverage Selection to include: Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaf, Tazo Hot Tea, Water, and Chilled Orange Juice


8:40am-9:00am           How We Roll at CONSTRUCT with LeeAnn Slattery
Explore how to get the most value out of Young Professionals Day and CONSTRUCT 2018.


9:00am-9:15am           Networking Tips with Eric Lussier
You know networking is important, but do you really know how to make new connections?  We’ll show you how!


9:30am-11:30am         Speed Mentoring
Meet one on one or in very small groups with leaders in the industry.  Learn more about their career paths, challenges they have overcome, and advice they have for those just starting out.


11:30am-11:37am       Clueless to Dangerous with Beth Stroshane

Learn a couple of tricks about both the industry and CONSTRUCT, so you go home with something valuable from the exhibit hall, the education sessions, and the networking.


11:37am-11:50am       Set Yourself Apart with Cherise Lakeside
Explore ways that Young Professionals can set themselves apart and stand out among their peers on the road to leadership and success.


12:00pm-1:00pm         Archispeak Interactive Luncheon: Real Talk About Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations Surrounding AEC Teams with Evan Troxel, Neal Pann, Cormac Phalen, and Cherise Lakeside (Moderator)

Since 2012, Evan Troxel, Neal Pann, and Cormac Phalen have been podcasting their brand of real talk on everything from design, tools, and work/life balance to generational differences, mentoring, job hunting and more. With probing questions, revelatory interviews, and unique insights, the Archispeak Podcast has grown its audience and become a bi-monthly ritual for students and seasoned professionals alike.  Join Evan, Neal and Cormac for this interactive luncheon as they share their insights on what they see coming in 2019, including trends, new technologies, challenges, opportunities and innovations in the profession.


Lunch includes Thyme Roasted Chicken Breast w/ Confit Baby Heirloom Tomato, Fennel Puree, and Herb Oil, freshly baked breads and rolls w/ sweet whipped butter, iced tea or water, and a Cherry- Brownie Bar for dessert.  If you have special dietary needs or require a special meal, e-mail jennifer.hughes@informa.com by 9/26/18.

1:10pm-2:25pm           Session of your choice - Select from sessions WE16-WE21; 1.25 CEUs

2:40pm-3:40pm           Session of your choice - Select from sessions WE22-WE25; 1.00 CEU

4:00pm-5:30pm           Session of your choice - Select from sessions WE26-WE31; 1.50 – 2.75 CEUs

Credits: 0

Education Tracks: Audience: Architect/ Designer, Audience: Contractor, Audience: Engineer, Audience: Product Rep, Audience: Specifier, Audience: Owner

Event Type: Special Program > Event