ATE Events — August 2023


(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. 

"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.

(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.

(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.