Young Professionals

Air & Waste Management Association's 117th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Emissions Reductions for Sustainable Energy Futures, June 24-27, 2024, Calgary, AB

Develop your knowledge and career at ACE 2024 with many technical and social activities targeted for young professionals in the environmental industry!

ACE 2024 Young Professional Events
Join us for #YPWednesday at ACE 2024 and get involved in all of these events!
Young Professional Mentor Breakfast
Wednesday, June 26 • 8:00 am - 9:00 am
2023 YP 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.  

Advance registration and sign-up for A&WMA Mentoring Program required (details coming soon).
2023 Speed NetworkingSpeed Networking
Wednesday, June 26 • 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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.
2023 PanelistsYP/Introductory Technical Sessions
Become familiar with current environmental technology and find out how the different disciplines are connected. 
  • How Does It Work? Carbon Sequestration
  • How Does It Work? Hydrogen Uses and Challenges
  • How Does It Work? New Regulations in Canada and the USA
  • How Does It Work? Transition to Sustainable Energy

CRAFTYoung Professional/Student Networking Reception
Wednesday, June 26 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
CRAFT Beer Market, 345 10 Ave SW
Cost: $30. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

Join A&WMA students and young professionals for a fun evening of networking. This popular event brings together many students, YPs, and seasoned professionals in a fun, casual environment. With locally produced food and over 100 beverages on tap, CRAFT aims to connect guests to their community and culture.
2023 YP HubThe YP Hub 
The YP Hub serves as a lounge to relax and unwind after technical sessions and learn, share, connect, and collaborate. YP Hub events include meet-and-greets with professionals, regulators, and VIPs, exhibitor demonstrations, and more.