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2016 PDC

The Professional Development Conference (PDC) offers you unsurpassed opportunities to learn and network with other engineering professionals and make a positive impact on the community!

Gain valuable information to elevate your career, on topics such as leadership, interpersonal skills, project management and technical subjects of interest to NSBE members and the community. Conference sessions are designed for professionals at all career levels.

NSBE Energy Summit

The NSBE Energy Special Interest Group (SIG) and American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) in conjunction with the 2016 PDC, will host the 2016 NSBE Energy SIG/AABE Energy Summit, which will address trends and technologies in the power generation, power delivery, energy efficiency, and oil and natural gas industries.

Information Session Webinar

On Weds. August 31st, 2016 at 8pm EST, join the 2016 NSBE Professional Development Chair, Crystal Smith as she gives an overview and updates about the upcoming 2016 NSBE PDC and NSBE/AABE Energy Summit for registrants and individuals planning to or interested in attending the conference on Sept 29-Oct 2, 2016 in Charlotte, NC. The goal is for webinar attendees to find the informational webinar useful and address any questions about the conference. We're looking forward to a great conference and hope you're able to join us.

Event number: 666 002 335
Event password: 5RBfF275
US TOLL: +1-415-655-0003
Access code: 666 002 335 


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Agenda at a Glance

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#NSBEPDC Registration is now open!

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Keynote Speakers:

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    Roland Martin

    Host and managing editor of NewsOne Now

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    Lloyd Yates

    Executive Vice President Market Solutions and President Carolinas Region

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