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Welcome Young Professionals!

The public works profession is attracting more young people than ever before. APWA is the organization for public works professionals and the source for resources to help your career as well as keeping you updated on what is going on in the profession.

The opportunities for you to take advantage of local education and training opportunities, as well as attending national conferences, will be vital to your success, and being able to interact with 30,000 other public works professionals is invaluable.

If you do not find what you need in the links below, please contact Brad Patterson, APWA Membership Manager, at 800-848-2792, ext 5263 or at

Calendar of Young Professionals Events

2nd General Session: Road to Career Advancement

When: May 22, 2019
Where: Mayfair Park Community Building Lakewood, CA
2019 Western Canada Snow Conference

When: June 04, 2019
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre Edmonton, AB
Individual Sign-Up for the 14th Annual Golf Tournament

When: October 04, 2019
Where: River Ridge Golf Club Oxnard, CA
2019 Excellence in Public Works Conference

When: October 07, 2019
Where: Cambridge Red Deer Hotel and Conference Centre Red Deer, AB


Emerging Leaders Academy
Education Programs 
Why should a YP go to the Public Works Expo (PWX)?


Our committee feels honored and privilege to represent Young Professionals(YP) from across North America. We all understand that YP’s are our future and our committee is a resource to ensure they are successful. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering to help with the committee’s priorities and task forces, please email me at or contact your region’s YP representative. Thank you for your service.

–Matthew Brown, Chair, APWA Young Professionals Committee