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2018 ATE Principal Investigators Conference

October 24-26, 2018

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC

The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 25th National ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE projects across the country participate in the conference. Conference attendees represent community colleges, business and industry, secondary school systems, and four-year colleges covering projects in a wide variety of areas such as: information technology, engineering technology, micro- and nanotechnologies, chemical technology, biotechnology, and others.

Important Dates

Showcase Session Deadline:    Wednesday, September 19
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 26
Pre-Conference Workshops: Wednesday, October 24
Conference: October 24-26

There's an App for This!

The app and companion website are designed to help you make the most of your conference experience. Use your phone, tablet, or Internet browser to create a personal schedule, stay up-to-date with the agenda and speaker lineup, search the attendee directory, and more! The app is available for iPhone or iPad and Android devices. To download the app, search your app store for “2018 ATE conference" or simply follow the appropriate link from your mobile device.

Also, check out the ATE PI 2018 App video for a quick preview of this year’s app! 

Useful Links

AACC Main ATE Site

Conference Agenda