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PIANC USA Young Professionals

PIANC USA Young Professionals Event
June 22 — 24, 2016, Washington, DC

Sponsored by Moffatt & Nichol

PIANC USA is sponsoring a networking and tour event for young professionals (< 40 years) on June 22 - 24, 2016, at various river infrastructure facilities and development sites in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. This event will occur following the Transportation Research Board (TRB) - US Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) Conference titled "From Sail to Satellite: Delivering Solutions for Tomorrow's Marine Transportation Systems" (June 21 - 23), which will also take place in Washington, DC .

The DC and Baltimore PIANC YP visit will begin with a boat tour on the Potomac River during the evening of June 22. Activities on June 23 - 24 will also include a tour of The Pentagon, tour of the Washington, DC waterfront development, a networking event and dinner at the DC Yacht Club, tour of the Baltimore harbor hosted by USACE, Baltimore district, and tours of the Maritime Administration U.S. Reserve fleet ship and the US Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Center in Baltimore. Tours will be free of charge and lunch and dinner will be provided on both days. You must provide your own transportation to and from Washington, DC. It is possible that lodging cost assistance may also be provided but is not guaranteed. A preliminary itinerary is included with this announcement. Information on lodging options is forthcoming. As space is limited, please confirm your participation by April 15, 2016, to Jason or Chris . Participation may be for all or just one of the events/days; please indicate which days you wish to attend in your response. Attendance will be capped at 35 for the events on June 22nd and 23rd in Washington, DC, and at 25 for the events in Baltimore on June 24th. You must be a YP (40 years or younger as of December 31, 2016) to attend; while membership in PIANC is not a requirement, PIANC members will be given priority to attend.

Please share with your company or organization that sponsorship opportunities are also available for this event; please contact Jason or Chris for more information on sponsorships.

Agenda

PIANC USA Young Professionals Committee is pleased to invite you to join the 2016 YP two-day networking event to learn about PIANC, network with maritime and engineering YP colleagues, and tour the DC and Baltimore waterfronts!

Wednesday, June 22 (Washington, DC)

7:00 — 9:00 pm: PIANC-Sponsored Reception and Networking Event with Attendees of the TRB-CMTS R&D Conference (Potomac River tour. Waterfront pick-up location at Nationals Stadium)

Thursday, June 23 (Washington, DC)

10:00 am — 12:00 pm: Pentagon Tour (Arrive via Metro. Meet outside the Pentagon visitor's entrance.)
12:00 — 1:00 pm: Lunch (On your own in the Pentagon food court)
2:00 — 4:00 pm: Walking tour of Waterfront Development with Moffat-Nichols Engineering (Washington, DC Southwest Waterfront. Metro yellow line from Pentagon to L'Enfant Plaza)
4:00 — 6:00 pm: PIANC-Sponsored YP Networking and Social Gathering (Capital Yacht Club)

Friday, June 24 (Baltimore, MD)

8:00 am: Depart Washington, DC (By bus. Pick-up location(s) TBD)
9:00 am — 11:30 am: Tour of Baltimore Harbor (USACE Baltimore district)
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm: Lunch and tour of Maritime Administration U.S. Reserve Fleet Ship, Cape Wrath
2:30 pm — 4:00 pm: Tour of the US Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Center
4:00 pm: Depart Baltimore (By bus. Return location(s) TBD)

revised 31 March 2016

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