Professional Networking: Do's and Don'ts

Do you wonder how to build positive connections with professionals in your field -- whether at a professional meeting or social event, or through a school or social connection?

In this panel discussion, several planning professionals will share their perspectives on everything to do with professional networking. The program will start with a set of pre-planned questions; then the panelists will answer questions submitted by the audience.  

This is a great opportunity to prepare for the American Planning Association conference that will take place in Phoenix beginning April 2, or for any situation where you might to connect yourself with the professional world you'd like to join after graduating!

The discussion will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity to talk with the panelists in an informal setting.

Confirmed panelists:

  • Eileen Baden, AICP, Environmental Planner at Archeaological Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Abhishek Dayal, AICP, Manager of Capital Development at Valley Metro
  • Debra Stark, AICP, Planning Director at Maricopa County, and President, Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association
  • Celeste Werner, AICP, Vice President, Matrix Design Group

To help plan for the event, please RSVP here.

4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: 
COOR 5536