ATE Central

ATE Events — August 2018


(5 days)

Central Maine Community College, Jalbert Hall1250 Turner StreetAuburnME04210

Designed for the CNC machining teacher with an operational understanding of a Haas 3-axis CNC mill, this class will include both theory and hands on lab time. The theory portion of the class will include rotational axis, 4th axis set-up considerations, programming changes, program editing, and long hand 4th axis programming. The lab portion of the class will include safety, 4th axis rotary set-up, setting work offsets both manually and with a tool setter and spindle probe, 4th axis work holding, tool clearance considerations, dry run techniques, and 4th axis machine operation. During the 4-day course participants will have the opportunity to program, setup and run three 4th axis projects.


This workshop will focus on how to get started with UAVs, will prepare participants to take the FAA Part 107 Certification, introduce the legal aspects of UAVs, and have participants design an exercise or lesson that can be used in one of their courses.

3CS is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges.


•    College faculty and administrators. 
•    IT faculty who are involved or who would like to become involved in cybersecurity education.
•    Non-IT faculty in critical infrastructure fields who are interested in incorporating cybersecurity topics into their curricula.
•    Decision makers in positions that influence cybersecurity education programs.
•    Community college students interested in learning about security or expanding their current knowledge.
•    Students attending the 3CS Pre-Summit Job Fair and National Cyber League (NCL) on Thursday, August 2nd.

Indian Hills Community College525 Grandview AvenueOttumwaIA52501

This Laser Material Processing workshop will include an introduction to light & lasers, laser safety, and will emphasize laser applications.  There will be presentations from industry experts along with tours of local companies utilizing laser material processing technologies. This workshop will include time to do several hands-on laser material processing laboratory activities including laser marking, laser cutting, laser etching, and laser welding. Workshop registration and travel expenses are provided by the Midwest Photonics Education Center. This workshop qualifies for recertification Continuing Education Units for a fee through the Great Prairie Area Education Agency. This workshop is made possible through funding from NSF grant DUE #1400561.

Participants in this workshop will learn how to work with ArcGIS Online, StoryMaps, mobile data collection apps such as Collector for ArcGIS and Survey123, and other historical geospatial resources. As part of this workshop, participants will develop a lesson or exercise that can be used in one of their courses. This workshop is strongly encouraged for high school social studies teachers and for college and university social science faculty.