Young Professionals

Develop your knowledge and your career at ACE 2020 with many technical and social activities targeted for young professionals in the environmental industry! 

ACE 2020 Young Professional Events

Join us for #YPWednesday at ACE 2020 and get involved in all of these events.

Young Professionals’ Mentor Breakfast
This annual professional networking breakfast gives young professionals and recent graduates the opportunity to network and be mentored by an experienced environmental professional. For established professionals, this is a great opportunity to connect with the industry’s next generation of rising stars. 
Speed Networking
Don’t miss this opportunity to practice your networking skills!  Young and experienced professionals and students are invited to engage in a fast paced networking exercise.  Answer questions, provide perspectives, and learn the best techniques for making connections that count.
Career Panel
Get the inside scoop from a panel of young professionals as they share their career experiences and answer questions in this interactive and enlightening panel.

Young Professional/Student Networking Reception 
Wednesday, July 1 •  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbarossa Lounge (Bubble Room), 714 Montgomery Street
Join A&WMA students and young professionals at one of the oldest buildings in San Francisco for a fun evening of networking at the Barbarossa Lounge. This popular event brings together many students, YPs, and seasoned professionals in a fun, casual environment. The lounge combines modern luxury with its historic roots as a former jailhouse, featuring popular food from the 19th century and cocktails named after famous criminals of the time. 

YP/Introductory Technical Sessions
Become familiar with current environmental technology and find out how the different disciplines are connected. 
  • Climate Risk and Adaptation 
  • How Does It Work — Tech Industry
  • How Does It Work — Environmental Practices in Agriculture 
  • How Does It Work — Organics and Waste Management