AIHce Student and Young Member Activities

Join thousands of OEHS professionals at the largest industrial hygiene gathering of the year, AIHce. As a student member of AIHA, take advantage of the reduced registration fee.

Tips for  A Successful Week at AIHce

AIHce is the largest annual gathering of occupational hygienists and allied professionals from around the world. Participation provides you with the opportunity to share your research, learn more about aspects of the profession that you may be missing in your educational program, and o network with those in the profession.  Review helpful tips to successfully prepare for and make the most out of the upcoming conference.

Course Monitors (Pre-Conference): Student Volunteer Opportunity

AIHA invites all students who plan to attend the annual AIHce to sign-up and register to be a Professional Development Course (PDC) Monitor. If assigned, you will have the opportunity to attend the course you are monitoring for FREE. To participate, please contact the PDC - Continuing Education Coordinator.
Learn more about Professional Development Courses (PDCs) at AIHce by listening to AIHA's Continuing Education Coordinator talk about what PDC's are, and how you can get involved.

Present at AIHce

Submit a presentation in your area of expertise that will inspire and energize your colleagues with the information, solutions and best practices they will need to meet and excel in their daily challenges.

Podium Abstract

  • Length: 20 minutes maximum
  • Type of Presentation: Oral with or without slides
  • Classification: Scientific Research or Case Study/ Professional Practice

Poster Abstract

  • Length: Displayed for 3 days, plus author is available for scheduled 2-hour Q&A session
  • Type of Presentation: Visual display on fiberboard (@ 8' x 4')
  • Classification: Scientific Research or Case Study/ Professional Practice 

EHS Crossover Program

  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Type of Presentation: Presentation by 1 or 2 speakers
  • Classification: Practical information on non-industrial hygiene topics such as safety and environment (not mold)

Volunteer Collaboration Cafe 

Stop by the all new Volunteer Collaboration Café—an interactive spot designed for you to network with colleagues and to learn about AIHA volunteer opportunities.


Lace up your tennis shoes and support the work of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation. Run 5k or walk 2k.  Student members are eligible to participate in the FunRun for free.

Future Leaders and Young Member Reception

Traditionally scheduled for Sunday night during conference to welcome students and young members to AIHce.

Student Local Sections Council Business Meeting

Meet other student local section officers and share best practices with one another.

Student Tech Talks 

Designed specifically for students and early career professionals, AIHA members lead informal discussions on a variety of topics including goals, certification, volunteering and more.

Student Track

Technical sessions specifically designed to meet the needs of AIHce student attendees.

Students and Early Career Professionals (SECP) Committee Meeting

Interact with members of the SECP Committee. Discuss current and new projects focused on developing outreach materials and providing mentors to students and young professionals.  New volunteers, including students, are encouraged to attend.

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Poster Session

Display the latest research on important and timely issues. Authors are present to discuss findings at specified time during the conference. All posters are eligible for numerous AIHA committee and conference awards.

Volunteer Group Meetings

AIHA has more than 45 volunteer groups who focus on a variety of technical topics and several that address student needs. Unless otherwise noted, volunteer group meetings are open to all.

Volunteer Group Student Awards

Recognition presented to students with outstanding posters and presentations by various AIHA volunteer group.