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The Nexus Lounge

For Students and Early Career Professionals

Network, recharge, learn, and relax in The Nexus, a lounge specifically designed for students and early career professionals! The Nexus will be open Monday through Wednesday during specific times noted in the program. 

Returning this year is the ever popular “Lessons in Leadership.” This casual setting allows for you to hear from accomplished professionals in the field and have a Q&A session afterwards. Presenters include our two keynote speakers, AIHA's named award winners, board members, and volunteer group and committee members (schedule coming soon)

New This Year to The Nexus Lounge!

Interested in learning more about AIHA's committees or volunteer groups? The Nexus Lounge will be hosting 50-minute sessions where you can meet committee and volunteer group members to find out more about how to get involved. A schedule with specific times will be noted in the program.

Several of the Academic Track sessions will also be held in the Nexus Lounge. This track is developed for OEHS Students and Early Career Professionals to enhance their academic goals.

Lessons in Leadership presenters (as of 12/1/22)

  • Dr. Poppy Crum - Opening Keynote Speaker
  • Fredi Lajvardi - Closing Keynote Speaker
  • Donna S. Heidel - AIHA Board of Directors, President
  • 2023 Recipient of the AIHA President's Distinguished Service to AIHA Award
  • 2023 Recipient of the AIHA Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award
  • 2023 Recipient of the AIHA Alice Hamilton Award for Social Responsibility
  • 2023 Recipient of the AIHA Yant Award for International Service
  • 2023 Recipient of the AIHA Kusnetz Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Early Career Professional
  • 2023 Recipient of the AIHA Donald E. Cummings Memorial Award for Outstanding OEHS Practice

Confirmed speakers are noted in bold.

Thank you to our AIHce EXP 2023 sponsors: