ATE Events — September 2023

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(3 days)

Caesars Forum3911 S Koval LnLas VegasNV89109

The ‍ Commercial UAV Expo Americas allows you to meet with UAV experts and learn about the latest challenges, opportunities, developing technologies, and integrations in the drone world. However, this event isn’t just limited to drones. The UAV experts at the Commercial UAV Expo Americas will discuss construction, drone delivery, energy and utilities, forestry and agriculture, infrastructure and transportation, mining and aggregates, public safety and emergency services, security, surveying, and mapping. 

At the Commercial UAV Expo Americas, you’ll be able to view the world’s leading commercial UAS technology, including airframes, sensors, software, services, and more. In addition, attendees will be able to compare and qualify hundreds of the newest solutions in one place. 

The group of UAV experts consists of talented innovators, regulators, end-users, and more. At the ‍Commercial UAV Expo Americas, they will discuss what trends and technologies they see coming, what new challenges and opportunities lie ahead, and how you and your company can prepare, anticipate, and benefit in a rapidly evolving environment.

(2 days)

The Watergate Hotel2650 Virginia Ave NWWashingtonDC20037

The National Cybersecurity Alliance is gathering training and awareness professionals together to connect, share and Convene.

  • Connect with the training and awareness community. Convene was created for this close-knit group, which has few opportunities to connect in person at an event designed just for you.
  • Learn best practices. Thought leaders and industry executives will share their recent successes, failures and insights from recent campaigns and programs.
  • Build camaraderie. Immersive gatherings with like-minded professionals breed innovation, sharing and human connection.

(3 days)

Sheraton Denver Downtown1550 Court Pl.DenverCO80202United States of America

The AACC John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute is a 3-day seminar designed for department chairs, deans, assistant/associate deans, or directors who look to advance into a senior leadership role. The Roueche – FLI will provide participants the opportunity to hone leadership skills and engage in a dialogue with experienced community college leaders and develop a network of colleagues from around the country.

(4 days)

McCormick Place2301 S King DrChicagoIL60616

FABTECH returns to McCormick Place, September 11-14, 2023, and provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ venue where you can meet with 1,300+ world-class suppliers, discover innovative solutions, and find the tools to improve productivity and increase profits. There is no better opportunity to network, share knowledge and explore the latest technology. Gain insights into industry trends that will help you prepare for what’s ahead, all here in one place.

Join organizers for an intensive 3-day workshop to prepare community college faculty to submit papers to peer-reviewed journals. This online workshop is led by Peter Kazarinoff, MNT-EC co-PI and faculty at Portland Community College. Organizers will cover how peer-reviewed journals work, as well as how to write, submit, review, edit and publish in peer-reviewed journals to advance in your career. Stipends available for qualified faculty.


Day 1 Introduction: peer-reviewed journals, why publish, finding journals
Day 2 Peer-review journal process, writing
Day 3 Reviewing for journals, wrap-up, formation of writers and reviewers

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the peer-reviewed journal write/review/revise/publish process
  2. List at least one journal you can publish your work in
  3. Explain the parts of a peer-reviewed journal submission

(2 days)

1 Dupont Circle NorthwestWashingtonDC20036United States of America

AACC’s Advocates in Action is a 2-day program designed for community college leaders who want an insider’s view on how Washington formulates higher education policy and who want to become more involved in the federal legislative process. Interactive sessions with key executive branch officials and senior Congressional staff will provide valuable insights about the current dynamics and issues surrounding key funding and other pending legislation.

(4 days)

Moraine Valley Community College9000 W. College Pkwy.Palos HillsIL60465

The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Program Management Office (NCAE-C PMO) and the Maryland Innovation and Security Institute (MISI) will co-sponsor the National Cybersecurity Education Colloquium (NCEC) at Moraine Valley Community College (near Midway Airport), September 18-22, 2023. The event will combine several previously autonomous events and opportunities for schools, government representatives, industry, and other innovators to collaborate and learn together.  The PMO will engage partners at FBI, CISA, DoD, NSF, NICE, CYBERCOM, and Space Force.

(2 days)

Mountain America Exposition Center9575 State StSandyUT84070

Utah STEM Fest allows companies to showcase STEM careers and their support for education and local communities. This free event offers students dynamic opportunities to engage with interactive experiences. Industry representatives open up a world of exciting STEM career & education possibilities. Students will have the valuable chance to begin networking with some of Utah's top employers & schools.

(2 days)

Santa Clara Convention Center5001 Great America PkwySanta ClaraCA95054

The 2023 ADAS & Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo Conference will be held in Santa Clara California, alongside the expo, on September 20 & 21. Hear from around 80 expert speakers, who will showcase the essential building blocks and systems, including software, AI and deep learning, sensor fusion, virtual environments, verification and validation of autonomous systems, and testing and development tools and technologies, real word test & deployment, standards and regulations.

(3 days)

Northern New Mexico College Arts Annex921 N Paseo De OnateEspañolaNM87532

The Federal Aviation Administration has nine regional offices within the U.S. Each region is expanding outreach with in-person events. The goal is to highlight the societal, economic, and educational benefits of drones for the general public, through a series of events focusing on different audiences. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Please note that there may be additional costs for lunch. 

Droning On: Southwest Edition will take place September 21-23, 2023 at Northern New Mexico College, Arts Annex. The event will be three days of panels, lectures, and demonstrations. 

One of the most effective ways community colleges can help ensure the future success and growth of the ATE program, and STEM at community colleges generally, is to build relationships with their federal legislators. This virtual session will cover the nuts and bolts of how to build and maintain those relationships, both in Washington, D.C. and at home. This virtual session will cover topics including how to set meetings, effective meeting strategies, the importance of consistent communication, and more. The ATE Conference is offering pre-conference meetings and sessions all day on Wednesday, October 25. Conference attendees also have the opportunity to use some of this time or time before or after the ATE Conference to set meetings with legislative offices on Capitol Hill.

The National Cybersecurity Training and Education (NCyTE)  and the Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in cybersecurity community are hosting the seventh annual National Cybersecurity Cirtual Career Fair (VCF). 

This event is open to students and alumni from over 300 institutions designated as Centers of Academic Excellence in Research (CAE-R), Cyber Defense (CAE-CD), and Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), and institutions in the Candidate's Program (pending approval).

Jet Linx at Flying Cloud Airport15269 Charlson RoadEden PrairieMN55347

Join the Star of the North for their annual Girls in Aviation Day- a free event for youth to learn about career opportunities in aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM). Exhibitors from airlines, military, universities, flight schools, pilots, engineers and many professionals will showcase aviation careers. The event is geared for girls 8-17 however everyone is welcome. Girls in Aviation day is aimed at encouraging female participation in STEM and aviation related careers.

(4 days)

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center2350 Beach BlvdBiloxiMS39531

OCEANS is an annual event for global marine technologists, engineers, students, government officials, lawyers, and advocates. At OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast, industry thought leaders gather for four days to highlight relevant topics and current trends while creating a community of learners and influencers who consistently advance research, practices, and policies for the marine field. 

Technology is advancing at an exponential rate, and standards in oceanic research, transport, and engineering are constantly changing. Attend OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast, gather with the top minds and leading pioneers of the marine industry to learn about cutting-edge technologies, fresh research, relevant topics in policy, and updated benchmarks of success in the industry. Learn about stakeholder budgeting and spending forecasts and project planning, as well. Technology needs identified at a high level, including 5-year forecasts and briefings from major government agencies. In addition, at the OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast Conference you will hear from our Honorary Chairs, as well as speakers from various federal agencies. And also join the virtual presentations that will be coordinated.

(3 days)

Navajo Nation Division of Transportation ComplexOld Coalmine Road MentmoreGallupNM87319

The Federal Aviation Administration is coming to Navajo Nation to highlight the societal, economic, and educational benefits of drones for emergency responders, local government, educators and students, through a series of sessions and activities. Admission to the event is free. Please note that there may be costs for lunch. 

Droning On: Navajo Nation Edition will take place September 25 - 27, 2023 at Navajo Nation. The event will be one day of panels, lectures, and demonstrations. 

(3 days)

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront333 1st Street SouthSt PetersburgFL33701

This 3-day event offers innovation workshops, thought provoking education sessions, and opportunities for attendees to hear from leaders across the industry. During the meeting, committees meet to discuss targeted issues and policy positions that affect core groups within the membership. 

This international event explores best practices and trends in aviation education for university faculty and administrators. Advanced content is specially designed to meet the needs of collegiate aviation professionals and keep you connected to industry experts.

Blue Marble product managers and software developers are busily planning writing lines of code that will eventually evolve into Global Mapper Standard Version 25. Each release brings a plethora of new and improved functionality throughout virtually all aspects of the software. In this session, presents will introduce and demonstrate some of the highlights of version 25, including enhanced capabilities for working with vector, raster, and terrain data.

(2 days)

Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center2731 W Lamar Alexander PkwyFriendsvilleTN37737

This workshop will benefit winemakers, cellar workers, winery staff, and wine enthusiasts who seek a deeper understanding of these topics and their impact on a winery’s success. In addition, workshop attendees will be guided through sensory test methods to access perceived differences and preferences in wine.

Topics include: Welcome and Introduction to Tasting, White Sensory Standards, Red Sensory Standards, and Evaluating Palate Attributes: Alcohol, Acid, and Tannin Wine Defects, Descriptive Wine Analysis of White Wines, Descriptive Analysis of Red Wines, Laboratory Investigating, Wine Competition Methodology and Professional Wine Rating Systems. A certificate will be awarded after the completion of this workshop.

Presenter: Zoran Ljepovic, Director of Sales and Wine Making Consultant with Ana Selection by Canadell

Cost: Single day registration ($175 per person), Full registration ($300 per person)