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Younger Member Leadership Symposia

Jul 26 - Aug 25, 2019

ASCE Headquarters

1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA, USA 20191

2019 Younger Member Leadership Symposia

By Younger Members, for Younger Members

These YMLS events made possible by your contributions to the ASCE Foundation on Giving Tuesday, which included a generous matching gift from 1852 Society and Founder Club member, Robert P. Wadell, P.E., MSCE, F.ASCE.

The Younger Member Leadership Symposium (YMLS) is a three-day experiential leadership workshop open to all ASCE Younger Members, aged 35 and under. The YMLS is hosted by the ASCE Committee on Younger Members and focuses on early-career professional skills development to help ASCE Younger Members succeed and lead in the workplace. Tours and special events during the weekend offer additional networking with peers from around the country.

Younger Member Leadership Symposium - Group Photo - Jason Dixson Photography

Younger Members will:

  • Isolate key leadership traits that contribute to successful project management
  • Increase their emotional intelligence
  • Share best practices and lessons learned
  • Practice self-reflection
  • Discover their personal management style
  • Debunk common leadership myths
  • Explore different types of communication styles
  • Tackle public speaking
  • Network with other ASCE Younger Members from around the globe
  • Be mentored by ASCE Fellows and/or Distinguished Members
  • Discuss ways to implement what they have learned locally

View Last Year's Agenda

Registration Information

YMLS #1

July 26-28, 2019

Early Bird Deadline: June 2
Regular Deadline: July 12
Late Deadline: July 19

Register Now

Book your hotel using the group rate for YMLS #1

YMLS #2

August 9-11, 2019

Early Bird Deadline: June 16
Regular Deadline: July 26
Late Deadline: August 2

Register Now

Book your hotel using the group rate for YMLS #2

YMLS #3

August 23-25, 2019

Early Bird Deadline: June 30
Regular Deadline: August 9
Late Deadline: August 16

Register Now

Book your hotel using the group rate for YMLS #3

Registration Rates

Early Bird: $50
Regular: $80
Late: $160
First-time attendees will receive 1 per diem ($135) after the event.

Hotel Information

Westin Reston Heights
11750 Sunrise Valley Dr
Reston, VA 20191
Use the hotel group rate links above to book your hotel room.

Pre-Conference Technical Tour (Optional)

Typically, the Committee on Younger Members (CYM) offers an optional free pre-conference tour. More details will follow after you complete registration.

View Last Year's Pre-Conference Agenda

Testimonials

Skye Gentile - Headshot

Skye Gentile
"Attending the 2018 ASCE YMLS Conference was a one of a kind experience. We had the opportunity to meet and form relationships with fellow engineers and future ASCE leaders from throughout the Country while learning tips and tools for advancing our leadership skills and more thoroughly defining our professional and personal goals."

Peyton Gibson - Headshot

Peyton Gibson
"My experience at YMLS was definitely unforgettable. I met so many like-minded engineers on such different, yet inspiring career, personal, and professional paths that have influenced and excited me about my future in ASCE and as a civil engineer!"

Siavash Zamiran - Headshot

Siavash Zamiran
"YMLS is a bridge which connects young civil engineers with common enthusiasm and areas of interests and provides an opportunity for sharing their ideas, knowledge, and expertise with each other."

Sponsorship

Sponsored by the ASCE Foundation

Questions?

Contact ASCE Younger Member Programs