ATE Events — August 2023

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Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education. CASE Institutes are intense professional development sessions about Agricultural Sciences.  CASE institute Technical Applications in Agriculture (TAA) will be held at Central Lakes College in Staples, Minnesota. These sessions are available to all agricultural and CTE educators and provides free updates to agriculture curriculum in the classroom. 

Starts off with orientation on Monday, July 17 at 3:00 p.m. Central Time virtually. July 24 to 28 – in person at Central Lakes College 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST except final day which ends at noon. July 31 to August 2 – Virtual 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST

(5 days)

NOVA Manassas Campus10950 Campus DrManassasVA20109

In this one-week camp participants will explore various ways to design and make objects. This introduction to fabrication involves using design software, solving design problems, and learning about fabrication tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC routers.  These concepts will be applied in a hands-on format in the form of design challenges throughout the week.

During camp mornings, students use 3D printing, laser cutting, and large-format printing to design their own board games. In the afternoons, students complete design thinking challenges led by design thinking fellows. 

This camp is intended for rising 4th to 9th graders. All fabrication camps are at the NOVA Manassas Campus. Organizers are offering transportation to Manassas from NOVA Woodbridge and Alexandria Campuses.

(5 days)

Yuba College2088 North Beale RoadMarysvilleCA95901

"Joining and Cutting Processes” course covers the basics and principles of major joining and cutting processes. Advantages, disadvantages, equipment, consumables, techniques and variables for each process are discussed. Applications, criteria for consumable selection and how to establish process parameters are emphasized. Laboratory work involves equipment set up and operating of the welding and cutting equipment for specific applications.

What's included:
1. Training materials: Participants will receive a complete set of training materials for classroom use.
2. Food: Lunch will be provided at the training site each day.
3. Hotel: Lodging will be provided for non-local attendees or as needed.
4. Professional Development Hours: These courses will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance by the National Center for Welding Education and Training worth up to 40 professional development hours, 4 CEUs.

Participants are responsible for travel and all other meals.  There’s a maximum of 20 participants per location. If course enrollment is less than 7, the course will be cancelled with full refund of registration fee.

(5 days)

Harford Community College401 Thomas Run RdBel AirMD21015

This free Biotech Pathways: Summer Institute provides hands-on, minds-on laboratory experiences that allow participants to gain biotechnology skills and learn more about what a career in biotech has to offer. 

This program is open to all current high school students who have taken at least one high school biology course. 

(5 days)

Mall of America13892 Airport DriveThief River FallsMN56701

This competition features 100 teams from all over the United States, competing in the 2023-2024 Challenge Over Under. The Mall of America event kick-starts the 2023-2024 VEX Robotics Competition Season.

(3 days)

Commercial Avenue Education Center2125 Commercial AveMadisonWI53704

Learn innovative teaching practices in solar and storage to use in your classroom!

Join this event in Madison for the Solar Plus Storage Institute. You will be guided through hands-on lessons designed to teach students the fundamentals behind energy storage systems and how Solar + Energy Storage works as a whole. At the institute, you’ll use tools of the trade to install and commission a residential size solar photovoltaic array with battery storage. You will learn how to integrate this system with electric vehicle charging stations. Finally, use the hands-on lessons provided during the institute in your classroom and give your students an introduction to this booming industry.

Included with the workshop:

  • Hotel accommodations for two nights in downtown Madison
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • $600 stipend after completion of the Institute
  • Access to participant equipment awards

(2 days)

Moraine Valley Community CollegeSouthwest Suburbs, 9000 College PkwyPalos HillsIL60465

The CyAD Conference is intended for community/technical college faculty from related disciplines, who want to integrate cybersecurity into their programs as well as current cybersecurity faculty. An example is integrating cybersecurity into manufacturing or biotech.  You do not need a cybersecurity background to attend.

The conference will provide: 

  • Basic introduction to cybersecurity training for community college faculty in other disciplines.    
  • Breakout workshops will review critical aspects of cybersecurity as it relates to:
    • Manufacturing/Automation
    • Critical Infrastructure

    • Business

    • Healthcare & Life Sciences

    • Automotive/Autonomous Systems

  • Topics that come in through a call for proposals
  • Customized training, case studies or scenarios around each discipline
  • Demonstrations of resources and tools

(3 days)

Central Lakes College501 W College Dr.BrainerdMN56401

Technology is changing at a rapid pace and it’s crucial to stay up-to-date. The MTTIA annual conference provides hands-on training sessions with the latest vehicle technologies and classroom teaching strategies from professional trainers and OE manufactures.

There is advanced hands-on training in the areas of: Automotive, Auto Body, Diesel Equipment, Heavy Truck, and Small Engines/Powersports. 

Secondary and post-secondary transportation instructors from around the Midwest meet at this conference to share best practices and update their skills. Attending this year’s conference will satisfy the yearly requirement of 20 hours of ASE Certified Automotive Technology training. Also, receive a CEU certificate at the end of the conference.

Join AACC for a federal policy update webinar on August 1, 2023, at 3:00PM Eastern. In this free webinar, the AACC government relations team will bring you up to speed on all you need to know about the latest federal policy developments. Topics will include federal funding, Dept. of Education regulations, short-term Pell legislation and more. Congress will have just returned home for their annual August recess, and the webinar will provide you with the knowledge you need to advocate for community college priorities when you interact with your representatives during this time. We’ll leave plenty of time for Q&A.

(2 days)

Baltimore Convention Center1 W Pratt StBaltimoreMD21201

Leveraging the Skies. The inaugural 2023 FAA Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Summit is bringing together the broad spectrum of AAM stakeholders to collaborate and help deliver on the promise of this exciting technology. Whether it’s urban or rural areas, short haul or longer, passenger or cargo operations – the FAA is working with the AAM community to leverage the skies and make transportation of people and goods quieter, equitable, and more efficient. 

Global Mapper Mobile, an app available on iOS and Android, helps users of the Global Mapper program distribute data to field inspectors for data updating and new data collection. With a new version of Global Mapper Mobile and the subscription Pro module now available, new features and updated tools can be seen in the app. Current users of Global Mapper Mobile and Global Mapper users interested in learning more about the mobile counterpart to the desktop program are encouraged to join presenters for this hour-long webinar as we explore the Global Mapper Mobile app and show how the updated functionality in the most recent version may help improve your field data collection workflows.

A basic PLC workshop for two-year college faculty: two days of training, including practice programs and follow-up virtual sessions.

Members of NSF’s Eddie Bernice Johnson INCLUDES National Network are cordially invited to the 2023 Convening: Sustaining Equity-Driven Systems Change. Join in-person (for the first time since 2019!) at the Westin City Center, Washington, D.C., and support the movement to broaden participation in STEM education and careers.

Thursday, August 3rd and Friday, August 4th. INCLUDES-funded Alliances are invited to a pre-Convening meeting on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Through peer learning sessions, engaging plenaries and panel discussions, and interactive workshops, members of the INCLUDES National Network will have opportunities to share with and learn from their peers, from NSF and other federal agency representatives, from the INCLUDES Coordination Hub, and from the students and participants most directly affected by our work. Attendees will build and deepen relationships; identify, elevate, and strengthen commonalities and connections across broadening participation efforts; and learn about future actions we can take together to sustain our work.

Registration is $100 per participant, with fees waived for students. Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register early and make your hotel reservation as soon as possible. 

(2 days)

Metropolitan State University700 E 7th StSt PaulMN55106United States of America

This regional event is the national 3CS for programs seeking to enrich and expand the cyber talent pipeline, including K-12 and collegiate bootcamps for faculty and students.

(6 days)

Oregon Convention Center777 NE Martin Luther King Jr BlvdPortlandOR97232

This year’s theme seeks to help create an ESA for All Ecologists by providing programming and inviting sessions that better engage private- and public-sector ecologists by highlighting projects that are implementing ecological science, collaborating across sectors, educating future scientists and decision makers, and disseminating basic and applied ecology research to those who need it most.

(4 days)

Harrisburg Area Community College Gettysburg Campus731 Old Harrisburg RdGettysburgPA17325United States of America

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use Modern GIS tools and applications to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion topics. All tools will be taught using DEI examples and all activities will be DEI focused. Participants will examine inequalities, environmental justice, and selected UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) such as water and health. Participants will also hear from experts in the DEI space through guest presentations. All participants will propose a geospatial DEI project to complete during and after the workshop. A resource repository of DEI geospatial data, maps, and applications will be shared with attendees so that they can continue to develop DEI course content and applications after the workshop.

(3 days)

118 Research West BuildingUniversity ParkPA16802United States

This workshop presents an overview of the world of nanotechology. Participants will learn about the growing applications of nanotechnology in many areas and the basics of nanofabrication processes. The three-day workshop is broken down into daily lectures by CNEU staff and lab sessions in nanofabrication in the CNEU teaching cleanroom.

Target audience: Post Secondary and Secondary Science and Technology teachers with an desire to create additional learning opportunities for their students.

Possible topics: Cleanroom safety, Vacuum, Evaporation, Metrology, Lithography, SEM, AFM, Etching, CVD, and ideas on how to implement these into your lessons, courses, and programs.

You will be notified by email whether your application has been approved one week after the workshop application deadline date. Additional workshop details, hotel information, and financial support details will be included in the approval confirmation. US citizens will be eligible for a travel stipend and registration fee waiver.

The 3rd Hackathon for Developing CURES in Antibody Engineering will take place August 7-10th, 2023. They will be accepting applications until June 9th, 2023. This event is free but you are expected to make a time commitment of about 8 hours a day and attend an orientation session before the event. 

As a Hackathon participant, you will:

  • work in a team to research and develop antibody-related student research projects,
  • learn about antibodies and how they can be engineered
  • Learn about the use of antibodies in diagnostics, research, and therapeutics,
  • develop new skills in immunology-related bioinformatics programs and databases,
  • learn about new laboratory techniques for working with antibodies, and
  • become part of an exciting, fun, and collaborative community.

Faculty, students, and industry members with varying levels of experience in working with antibodies are encouraged to apply.  Participants will be selected based on experience and motivation to attend. Applicants from community colleges will receive the highest priority. Participants must be US-based. The event is virtual.

Earning the CISSP proves you have what it takes to effectively design, implement, and manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program. With a CISSP, you validate your expertise and become an (ISC)² member, unlocking a broad array of exclusive resources, educational tools, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

This course provides all student materials, flash cards and the CISSP CBK. As an (ISC)² Global Academic Program (GAP) Member, CSSIA will be offering the CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) training. This training course will review and refresh your information security knowledge and help identify areas you may need to study for the CISSP exam. The CISSP exam tests one’s competence in the ten CISSP domains of the (ISC)² CBK, which cover critical topics in security today, including risk management, cloud computing, mobile security, application development security and more; it is one of the most sought-after certifications in today’s information security industry. Instruction will also utilize labs developed that align with the NSA Knowledge Units.

(2 days)

Moorhead High School Career Academy2800 27th Ave SMoorheadMN56560

The goal of this conference is to upskill technical educators, link manufacturing, manufacturing stakeholders, and education, to share best practices, learn about the latest technologies, and establish lasting relationships and partnerships. Educators will be better equipped to prepare students, who may pursue careers in advanced manufacturing. 

This event will provide cutting-edge industry knowledge and educational best practices for teaching in-demand CTE skills across multiple conference tracks, including Mechatronics, Welding, Machining, Quality in Manufacturing, and Employability Skills. There will be multiple breakout sessions and hands-workshops focused on these topics, dynamic and engaging keynote speakers, manufacturing tours, exhibitor opportunities, and multiple networking opportunities.

Evaluation is an essential part of a successful grant proposal, particularly in the NSF Advanced Technological Education program. In this webinar, attendees will gain an understanding of the essential elements of an evaluation plan and learn how to integrate evaluation throughout other elements of your proposal. The webinar will explore practical strategies for writing evaluation questions, identifying evaluation indicators, and developing evaluation data matrixes. Attendees will be provided with just-in-time resources for writing a strong evaluation section that is both clear and compelling. This webinar is designed for non-evaluators and evaluators alike who want to gain a deeper understanding of the evaluation requirements for NSF ATE proposals. Other NSF grant seekers can also benefit from this webinar.

(6 days)

Cape Town International Convention CentreConvention Square, 1 Lower Long StreetCape Town8001South Africa

The USNC is pleased to announce the following activities in support of the 31st International Cartographic Conference (ICC), the biennial conference of the ICA, which will take place August 13–18, 2023, in Cape Town, South Africa.

All those active in cartography and geographic information sciences are warmly invited and encouraged to participate in this major event under the overall theme of "Smart Cartography for sustainable development" which fits well into the remarkable efforts of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which will be at the half-way stage in 2023.

(5 days)

University of Washington1410 NE Campus ParkwaySeattleWA98195

NCAT and its maritime partners are offering a Marine Technology Summer Camp experience for undergraduate and high school students. This 5-day camp is being hosted at the University of Washington (UW) and will focus on Global Ocean Biogeochemical (GO-BGC) float technology. MATE FLOATS! - Marine Technology Camp is taught by UW School of Oceanography Float Engineer Rick Rupan with assistance from UW undergraduate students. During this camp, students will have the opportunity to sail on board the UW R/V Rachel Carson. A detailed camp schedule with activities and learning objectives will be provided later this spring.

Register now for a free, two-day CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) 2.0 workshop. Spaces are limited.

NCyTE is offering a free workshop that will cover the CMMC 2.0 and the new Department of Defense (DoD) requirements which include: moving from a five-level compliance model to a three-level model, shifting most auditing requirements to the DoD, and revising the program to mirror NIST 800-171 more closely.

Who should attend?

  • Cybersecurity faculty
  • Small business IT or cybersecurity personnel 

The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. John Sands who has over 30 years of experience in education and workforce research in data communications, manufacturing technologies, information technology, information security management and cybersecurity. He has led previous CMMC workshops and is well versed in CMMC 2.0.

All attendees will receive an Instructor Guidebook, Student Guidebook, training resources, and a Canvas course package. The workshop is limited to 25 attendees and spots are filling up quickly.

(2 days)

Minneapolis Convention Center1301 2nd Ave SMinneapolisMN55404

This conference will showcase the latest strategies for aviation fuel decarbonization, solutions for key industry challenges, and highlight the current opportunities for airlines, corporations and fuel producers. The National SAF Conference & Expo is designed to promote the development and adoption of practical solutions to produce SAF and decarbonize the aviation sector. Exhibitors will connect with attendees and showcase the latest technologies and services currently offered within the industry. During two days of live sessions, attendees will learn from industry experts and gain knowledge to become better informed to guide business decisions as the SAF industry continues to expand.

Microsoft Commons Building4550 42nd Avenue SouthFargoND58104

Autonomous Nation is a full-day conference bringing together policymakers from the local, state, and national levels with industry entrepreneurs and innovators to help make our region the most autonomous-friendly area in the country. The conference will focus on the autonomous industry and the impact it can have across our region, solving issues such as workforce shortages, inefficiencies, and technology gaps. 

This event was formerly known as Drone Focus.

Help inspire the next generation of students! MFG Month was created to spread the word about modern manufacturing careers by encouraging companies and educators around the nation to plan events that introduce these careers to students, parents, teachers and community leaders.