Events Archive

Speed networking with professional members of Washington State AWRA and the UW Student Chapter, 2013.

Upcoming events in 2013-2014

Tuesday, June 3: AWRA Student Networking Event

Join AWRA for an evening of socializing and networking with young professionals from Pacific Northwest employers such as the Washington Water Trust, King County, Puget Sound Energy, Golder Associates and HDR. We will kick off the evening with about half an hour of speed networking with professional members of the AWRA Washington Section. The speed networking will be a structured environment where students can engage professionals, ask questions and find out more about water resource careers. We will conclude with a panel of young professionals who will describe their careers and how they got to their current positions, and take questions from the audience about different aspects of working, looking for jobs, and what it means to be a water resource professional. Bring some questions - we look forward to seeing you!

Please RSVP here to attend this event.

Time: 6:15pm-8:15pm; Place: Foege - Genome Sciences - Vista Cafe & Terrace

Friday, May 16: Sky Miller Brown Bag Presentation

Join Sky Miller, PE, and WA-AWRA for a lunchtime presentation about restoration programs and companies hiring water resource engineers and scientists. Sky will discuss some of the river restoration projects that have been done here in the Puget Sound area. Sky is a civil engineer with over 20 years of water resources engineering experience in the Pacific Northwest. He is known for his leadership in developing and implementing strategic floodplain management and managing multiple large (>$1 million) restoration and construction projects. Sky uses his ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams to assist clients in developing fish-friendly flood strategies, and with the feasibility, funding, design, and construction of flood protection, stormwater, wetland, habitat, and river restoration projects. He is an effective public speaker, and engineer, and is comfortable working collaboratively to solve complex environmental problems in a fast-paced, public, political, legal and controversial work environment.

Time: 12:00pm-1:20pm; Place: More Hall 234

Thursday, January 30: 2014 Winter Mixer

AWRA-UW and the Washington State professional chapter of AWRA are proud to host their annual student-professional mixer! Network with water professionals while enjoying drinks, dinner and a presentation by UW water economist Joe Cook. Please RSVP here to attend.

Time: Drinks and social 6:00-7:00pm, dinner and presentation 7:00-8:00pm; Place: Waterfront Activities Center (WAC)

Wednesday, December 11: WA-AWRA Dinner Meeting

AWRA-UW members, join the Washington State professional chapter for their December dinner meeting and presentation by Brian Walsh of Puget Sound Partnership. Free for AWRA-UW members! Register here.

Time: Social and dinner 5:30-7:00pm, presentation 7:00-8:00pm; Place: Pyramid Alehouse, 1201 First Avenue, Seattle

Tuesday, December 3: AWRA-UW Screening of One Water

One Water is a feature-length documentary film that adopts an innovative approach to reach a wide audience around the globe with visual stories about our changing relationship to water. Snacks will be provided! Click here for more info.

Time: 5:00-6:30pm; Place: Smith Hall (SMI) 313

Wednesday, November 20: Joint WHS/AWRA-UW Dinner Meeting and Poster Session

This meeting provides a unique opportunity for water resources professionals from all disciplines to meet, exchange information, and find inspiration among fellow professionals and students. The Washington Hydrologic Society and AWRA-UW are proud to host a special November meeting that will provide a forum for participants to explore the many multidisciplinary aspects of surface and ground water science and engineering. We are looking for posters that focus attention on real world examples that are of interest, including: conflicts over water and efforts to resolve them; modeling and analysis; effects and responses to floods, spills, and other emergencies; and collaborative efforts to address water issues.

Time: 6:30-8:00pm; Place: Waterfront Activities Center (WAC)

Friday, October 4: Fall Kick-off Meeting

This is a great event to learn about student involvement in AWRA activities, the AWRA fellowship, current student research, and interdisciplinary perspectives on water resources! We will also hold a planning session for this year's activities, and discuss officer elections.

  • Free pizza and beverages will be served!
  • Time: 12:30-1:30pm; Place: Forest Club Room (Rm. 207), Anderson Hall