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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

To learn more about the conference, listen to the recording of the Information Session Webinar hosted by the 2016 Professional Development Conference Chair, Crystal Smith!

Pre-Registration Links

Many of the workshops, tours, and events require pre-registration. Check out the link below to sign up for your favorite events before space fills up!



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Ascend to a Higher Professional Plateau


Agenda at a Glance

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#NSBEPDC Registration is now open!

Register now for our early bird rates.

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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