YPT SF Bay Events and Activities

Upcoming Events!

YPT September Happy Hour – September 13th @ MadOak 

Join us to congratulate Sam Blanchard for winning the “Young Professionals Excellence in Innovation/Research of the Year Award”! YPT International honored Sam for his research creating a new open source tool called UrbanAccess. UrbanAccess creates multi-modal graph networks used in multi-scale transit accessibility analyses. Interested? Learn more about Sam’s project here.

Come nerd out with us! Free beer and food for early birds. RSVP here!

When: Tuesday, September 13 at 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Where: MadOak,135 12th St, Oakland, CA 94607
Transit: 4 min walk from BART Lake Merritt Station

YPT Goes to the Ballgame! September 19th @ AT&T Park 

Join YPT for a night at the ballgame with the Giants vs the Rockies! Tailgate, watch the game, eat hot dogs and hang out with your fellow young professionals in transportation.

Game starts at 7:15pm and YPT will be hosting a tailgate beforehand starting at 6pm. More details to come prior to the game.

Tickets are FREE for YPT members and $9 for non-members. Signup to become a member here.

A limited number of tickets are available! RSVP by Monday September 11 to reserve your spot! 

When: Tuesday, September 19 at 6pm
Where: AT&T Park
Transit: Muni buses 10, 30, 45 and 47; Muni Metro Streetcar N-Judah, T-Third

Past Events

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There are four key components of YPT’s program of events:

Networking Events
These are a great way to get to know your fellow transportation professionals and students in a relaxed, informal setting. We meet at various venues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Networking events generally feature an invited distinguished guest who is a leader in transportation. YPT SF Bay events are free, unless otherwise noted.

Leadership Seminars
Seminars present an opportunity meet and interact with distinguished leaders in transportation. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about speakers’ work, career path, and for advice to today’s young professionals. Speakers invited to attend have included prominent transportation practitioners.

Technical Tours
Tours offer members the opportunity to explore transportation in practice.

Board Meetings
The YPT SF Bay board of directors meets regularly. At these meetings, we discuss the group’s goals and strategies and plan events.

YPT SF Bay’s goal is to hold large events with guest speakers quarterly, as well as smaller more intimate events every four to six weeks.  These can include things like technical tours, seminars, trivia nights, or the always fun YPT Beers with Peers events, where you can learn about the exciting things your peers are working on!

If you have any ideas for other types of events, if you’d like to lead a YPT Beers with Peers event, or for more information, please feel free to contact us!

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