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Eastern Region Younger Member Council 2016

ERYMC 2016 - Thank you for Coming!

Miss 2016?  Want to do it all over again? The 2017 ERYMC will be hosted by the New Jersey Section, North Jersey Branch.  Information can be found on their website.   

The 2016 ERYMC and associated WSCL and WSBL were hosted in Pittsburgh, PA, February 12-13, 2016.

Thank you to everyone that joined us and made the conference a resounding success.  We hope that you enjoyed your time in Pittsburgh, made some new friends, and learned a little something too!

Photos from the conference sessions can be found here.  
The photo-booth photos are posted here, you'll need the password "smile" to access them.
And photos from the awards dinner are here
Feel free to share!

The Conference Welcome Packet can still be downloaded as a reference.  It includes information on conference events, speakers, and Pittsburgh in general. 

Hotel Info: 
530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Main: 412-281-7100 / Reservations: 1-888-444-OMNI
Rate: Single/Double $ 139.00 per night
Cut-off Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016

Info on Conference Special Events is below.  For the full ERYMC Program, check out the Program Page for information specific to the ERYMC Business Meeting, check out the Business Meeting Page.

ERYMC Awards Dinner:
Sponsored by Arcadis 

We hope you enjoyed the dinner.  Please be sure to check out the pictures!

Date/Time: Saturday, February 13, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
Location: Le Mont Restaurant on Mt. Washington. Come see the view!
Cost:  $50 for all ERYMC and WSBL participants and their guests, $25 for Students/Advisors
Description: Join us on Mt. Washington overlook for a fabulous view of the City as we give out the 2016 ERYMC Awards and thank our generous sponsors.  Be sure to come cheer on the award winners and be there for the announcement of this year's Peer Group Award!
Transportation: Transportation will be provided to and from the restaurant.
Dress: Business attire is requested for the Awards Dinner.

Check out the AWARDS Page for more info on the 6 awards being presented and to view the winners!

Note: Tickets to the Awards Dinner must be purchased separately from your registration.  Please make sure to do so when registering through the National website.  All ERYMC attendees are requested to attend the Awards Dinner. We're looking forward to a great event in one of Pittsburgh's most famous restaurants!

View of Pittsburgh from the LeMont Restaurant - Come check it out!

MRLC Joint Social:

We hope you enjoyed the social.  Please be sure to check out all the fun photobooth photos! use the password "smile" for access. 

Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering 
Date/Time: Friday, February 12, 2016 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm 
Cost:  $40 for all ERYMC and WSBL participants and their guests, $20 for Students/Advisors
Description: Join us on the North Shore for this year’s Friday social, sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering.  Everyone is encouraged to come network with students and younger members at Jerome Bettis’ Grille 36.  Pittsburgh themed food will be provided!  
Transportation: Take the ‘T!’  Ride the North Shore Connector under the Allegheny River for free and a short walk to this North Shore restaurant right next to Heinz Field, the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Note: Tickets to the Social must be purchased separately from your registration.  Please make sure to do so when registering through the National website.  We're looking forward to a great event and a chance to reconnect with old friends and make some new ones!

Order of the Engineer Ceremony:
The Obligation is a creed similar to the oath attributed to Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.) that is generally taken by medical graduates and which sets forth an ethical code. The Obligation likewise, contains parts of the Canon of Ethics of major engineering societies. Initiates, as they accept it voluntarily, pledge to uphold the standards and dignity of the engineering profession and to serve humanity by making the best use of Earth’s precious wealth.

Take part in the Order of the Engineer Ceremony, taking the oath to uphold the ethical standards of the industry in front of friends and colleagues.  
Date/Time: Friday, February 12, 2016 5:00 pm
Location: Conference Session
Cost: $20 for participants, Free to watch and cheer

Outreach Training and Volunteer Event:
Please note the location has changed!
Date/Time: Thursday, February 11, 2016, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Monongahela Room, 17th Floor
Cost:  Free for everyone, dinner will be provided as part of the training
Registration: Please sign up through the Pittsburgh Section Event Page
Description: Jeannine Finton, ASCE's Senior Manager of Pre-College Outreach will be leading an outreach training session. Following the training we will be hosting an outreach event with local Girls Scouts so that volunteers can put their new skills to use!  Join us and help the girls to learn about Civil Engineering and earn a merit badge!

Early Bird Social:

Date/Time: Thursday, February 11, 2016 8pm - ? 
Location: Sienna Mercato, 942 Penn Avenue
Cost:  Free for everyone
Registration: No RSVP is required, however if you would like to be added to the mailing list for this event please sign up here.
Description: Arriving early to Pittsburgh?  Come join us for an informal meet up at one of Pittsburgh’s fine establishments! 


Karen Mueser, 2016 ERYMC - Conference Chair
Office: (412) 201-4900 ext. 612238

Greg Holbrook, 2016 ERYMC - Conference Co-Chair
Office: (412) 208-2469












Cocktail Reception Sponsor




Special thanks to our local ERYMC Planning Committee
Chair:  Karen Mueser
Co-Chair: Greg Holbrook
Fundraising Chair: Scott Duda
Program Chair: Linda Kaplan
Awards Chair:  Lou Gualtieri
Friday Night Social Chair: Bill Confair
Saturday Night Awards Dinner Chair: Lauren Dziagwa
Outreach Event Chair: Leanne McConnell
YMF President: Sonya Flournoy

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