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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions – WRYMC 2014


What is WRYMC?
 
The Western Regional Younger Member Council (WRYMC) is a part of the Multi-Region Leadership Conference (MLRC) for Region 8 & 9, consisting of the 10 western most states. The Region 8 and 9 MLRC is a two-day annual event where WRYMC, Workshop for Section and Branch Leaders (WSBL), and Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders (WSCL) are held simultaneously, allowing for interaction between younger members, students, and section/branch leaders. The meeting will provide young engineers with exposure to professional development, networking, an overview of ASCE, and technical tours.

 
When is the 2014 WRYMC?
 
Friday, January 31, 2014 through Saturday, February 1, 2014

 
Where is the 2014 WRYMC? 

Hotel is full on Saturday night. Please contact Chad Drago for nearby hotel suggestions.

 
Phoenix, Arizona
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown by Marriott
50 East Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown by Marriott
(602) 333-0000

 
Who is hosting the 2014 WRYMC?
 
Phoenix Branch Younger Member Forum

 
How much does it cost to attend the 2014 WRYMC? 
 
$255/Attendee - Early Bird Registration Fee (before November 13, 3013)

$270/Attendee - Regular Registration Fee

 
How do I register for the 2014 WRYMC?
 
Please register online.  You have the option to pay by credit card, check, or you can create a purchase order to be invoiced. 

 
What is the nearest airport to the conference venue?
 
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
3400 East Sky Harbor Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85034

 
Will there be discounted rooms for attendees at the hotel where the 2014 WRYMC is held?
 
Yes. Please contact your local Younger Member Group (YMG) President to inquire about the Discounted Hotel Rooms.

 
Will there be transportation provided from the airport to the hotel?
 
Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located 6 miles away and is accessible via Skytrain and Lightrail ($2/ea), taxi cab ($21), or rental car. The Phoenix YMF is suggesting the use of the Sky Train and lightrail as it will drop you off adjacent to the hotel. See the attached map or the Conference Website for detailed directions.

 
Who can attend the 2014 WRYMC?
 
ASCE members who are nominated by their local YMG can attend the 2014 WRYMC. Please contact the President of your local YMG for nomination/registration information.

 
Will there be transportation provided to the attendees to all the conference events?
 
Yes. The registration fee for WRYMC includes transportation services from the hotel to the anticipated WRYMC events that are off-site. More information will be provided in the registration packet upon check-in at the event.

 
How can my company become a sponsor of the event?
 
2014 WRYMC Sponsorship Form and Instructions. For sponsorship information please contact Chad Drago.

 
Who can I contact if I have questions regarding the 2014 WRYMC?
 
Please contact Chad Drago with your questions regarding the 2014 WRYMC.  
 

What is the dress code for the conference?
 
Business Casual. Please check the weather and pack accordingly for the event; January is typically mildly cold with cool breezes in Phoenix.
 

What is the schedule for the 2014 WRYMC?
 
Please see the draft agenda posted on the homepage of the 2014 WRYMC website or contact one of the co-chairs for a copy of the draft agenda.