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2015 YP-Com Biennial Technical Visit in Belgium

The 5th YP-Com Biennial Technical Visit will take place in Belgium on May 6-8, 2015 and will focus on Offshore Wind and Blue Energy. The event is open to all PIANC Young Professional (YP) members but there are only a few vacancies left! The Young Professionals Commission aims to host 50 YPs from a wide array of PIANC National Sections.

See the website or the program brochure (pdf, 3.49 MB) for more information.

1st PIANC YP-Com Asian Seminar a Success

The PIANC Young Professionals Commission (YP-Com) held the 1st PIANC YP-Com Asian Seminar in Yokohama, Japan from December 8-11, 2014. PIANC Japan Young Professionals successfully hosted YPs from around the world during the four day knowledge exchange. More than 35 participants attended from countries including Japan, Argentina, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Singapore, Spain, the United States and Vietnam. The seminar featured presentations from PIANC members and invited guests, along with tours to the Port of Yokohama, Kamakura, and Port of Tokyo. The attendees addressed upcoming regional activities and events as well as the progress of current action points.

See the Event Report (pdf, 3.73 MB) for further details.

revised 31 March 2015



Group photo from the YP-Com Asian Seminar in Japan