About the event

Are you ready for the biggest YP event of the year?

Sept 23-24, 2021 | Virtual Event

2021 Conference Theme:

Resilience & Inclusivity: Empowering the Next Generation

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia’s Young Professionals Group is proud to host the 5th Annual Young Professionals Conference — a two day virtual event focused on the development of non-technical skills for young professionals in BC’s Consulting Engineering industry.

The 2021 Young Professionals Conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn about the non-technical skills which are vital to take their career to the next level.

Through a series of interactive sessions, panel discussions, and virtual networking events, attendees will learn about Working with Indigenous Communities, Creating Inclusive Environments, Adaptability, Implicit Bias, Influencing Change, Negotiation Skills, and more!

Meet Your Conference Organizers

Urban systems

Kate Kirkland

COWI North America

Parham Joulani

Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

Vanessa McMaster


Raya Smertina

Mott MacDonald

Katherine Miller

Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

Ashley Dudill

Associated Engineering

Max Lauretta

Thurber Engineering

Bryant Ward

Thurber Engineering

Intisar Ahmed
YP Conference Organizing Committee

The Young Professionals Conference organizing committee is one of the many volunteer based ACEC-BC committees responsible for organizing year round opportunities for professional development, relationship building, and networking.

A big thank you to each of the committee members for their valuable work in organizing another successful event!

Interested in learning about the ACEC-BC YPG? Contact us at ypg[at]acec-bc.ca.