Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Hosted by:

Raya Smertina

Project Manager, Hatch


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Breaking Barriers: Creating Connection – Expanding Your Connections

Three fast-paced presentations on the topics of creating, maintaining and growing your professional network and connections with your team, management, industry professionals and clients. The focus will be on the topics of:

  • creating a great first impression;
  • mentoring through connections; and
  • strengthening your existing network to mutually benefit and shape your career.

Followed by a panel discussion open to questions from the audience – come armed with some challenging and introspective questions!

Session Speakers

Jeff McLellan

Vice President, Professional Liability Division, BFL Canada

Jeff is recognized as one of the top professional liability insurance brokers in Canada with more than 20 years experience. He proudly serves on the ACEC-BC Board and chairs the Membership Affairs Committee. 

Negin Tousi

Water Treatment Engineer, WSP Canada

Negin is a municipal water treatment engineer at WSP in Vancouver, focusing on water infrastructure planning, design, and construction in BC. She serves on the ACEC BC Municipal Engineering Committee, and is also involved with other industry-specific associations, currently serving as the BCWWA YP Committee co-chair and education lead. Negin is a regular practitioner of “collecting and connecting dots” throughout her extended network.

Graham Lovely

Graham is a professional electrical engineer in BC with his technical role encompassing design of Electrical building systems while his management role involves driving continuous improvement in the business, and developing team members through hands-on training and mentoring. As a testament to his exceptional efforts, Graham was honored in 2018 with two Young Professional Awards in consulting engineering through ACEC and ACEC-BC.

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Senior leaders from a number of ACEC-BC member firms will be at the Young Professionals Conference to discuss their career success and lessons learned.

Don't miss this opportunity to network and gain valuable insight to help guide your Path to Career Success!

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Conference presented by the Young Professionals Group of

ACEC - British Columbia
Suite 1258 - 409 Granville St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1T2