Program of activities for young professionals

On the occasion of the 40th IAHR World Congress a variety of activities will be dedicated to young professionals

New Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory
YP Assembly 39th World Congress Granada
YP at 38th World Congress Panama

The John F. Kennedy Student Paper Competition recognises conference papers from undergraduate and postgraduate students on the basis of written and oral presentations at the IAHR World Congress.

Tuesday, 22 August, 07.00 – 07.30 pm

  • Meet an advanced career-peer

An opportunity to meet IAHR senior professionals during a session hosted within the 40th IAHR World Congress where young professionals can meet them in an informal setup.

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 01.00 – 02.00 pm

  • Young Professionals Assembly

Join and meet the worldwide community of IAHR young professionals and IAHR leaders at their biennial assembly!

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 07.30 – 08.30 pm

  • Young Professionals Night

The YPN night is an informal and relaxed evening specially dedicated to young professionals.

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 08.30 – after 10.00 pm

  • Meet an advanced professional from the industry

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 01.00 – 02.00 pm

Young professionals and new IAHR members can benefit from mentoring to get to know IAHR and its members, be introduced into the IAHR Technical Committees and Working Groups, and to find easier access to this international network of scientists and experts.