Young Professionals Event

Sunday, August 28, 3:00 – 6:00 PM 
The Young Professionals Event gives young professionals (40-years-old and under) the opportunity to network and engage with others in the railway industry. We have an exciting program featuring Lisa Hinz from The Confidence Track. Then join us for a networking reception* where you have an opportunity to connect with peers while enjoying delicious food and drinks. All events will be held at the Colorado Convention Center. 
*Separate Registration Required.  Must be a Full Conference attendee to register.


3:00 – 3:45 PM  
Speaker Lisa Hinz

4:00 – 6:00 PM
Networking Reception


Lisa Hinz
The Confidence Track
Lisa Hinz has 20+ years of corporate experience and most recently worked for Kiewit, a Fortune 500 Construction Engineering firm, where she led a 75-person proposal team within the Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering district and worked in the Professional Development group of the overall organization. She now owns her own professional growth company, The Confidence Track, where she helps career-driven professionals achieve higher levels of success through leadership development and coaching. Lisa has lived in Colorado for the last 10 years, is a Nebraska native, and not only grew up in a railroad family but helped build her family’s own personal railroad.

Winning the Battle Against Imposter Syndrome 
Imposter Syndrome, a false and sometimes crippling belief that one's successes are the product of luck or fraud rather than skill, affects up to 70% of people at some point in their lives. This session presents the symptoms of Imposter Syndrome, its effects, and ways to manage it. 

  • Recognize the symptoms of Imposter Syndrome
  • Understand how Imposter Syndrome can affect one’s career and life
  • Apply four tips to help manage Imposter Syndrome