Monday, April 26, 2010

High Impact Technology Exchange Conference

HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technical education where technical educators, counselors, industry professionals, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America's Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation's economy.

HI-TEC will uniquely explore the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies including:

• Advanced Manufacturing
• Aerospace
• Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy
• Biomanufacturing, Biotechnology,
and Engineering

• Geospatial
• Information, Communications, and Security
• Learning and Evaluation
• Micro-and Nanotechnologies
• Optics and Photonics


Story Musgrave
Former NASA Astronaut

Wednesday, July 28
8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Anthony M. Johnson
Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research (CASPR)
Thursday, July 29
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.


• Community College & University Faculty
• High School Teachers
• Workforce Development Advocates
• Counselors
• Industry Professionals
• Technicians

HI-TEC is supported by the National Science Foundation and contributions from corporate and industry partners. For more information about supporting HI-TEC, click here.

With Support From:

The National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program endeavors to strengthen the skills of technicians, whose work is vitally important to the nation's prosperity and security. Through collaborations between two-year institutions and industry, ATE centers and projects ensure that our future technical workforce receives the education and tools necessary to excel professionally and to meet the needs of our ever-growing high-tech industries.

HI-TEC is produced by a consortium of NSF Advanced Technological Education centers and projects. For more information about producing HI-TEC, click here.

Executive Producers

link to the Biolink website link to the Convergence Technology Center website link to Florida Advanced Technological Education Center website link to the ICT Center website link to Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center website
link to Midwest Regional Center for Nanotechnology Education website link to OPTEC website link to the Southwest Center for Microsystems Education in New Mexico link to SpaceTEC website


link to Consortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing website link to Cyberwatch Center website link to Mid-Pacific Information and Communications Technologies Center website link to Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing website link to Technology and Innovation in Manufacturing and Engineering website

Associate Producers

link to Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative website link to GeoTech website link to National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education website link to Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative website link to the National Center for Manufacturing Education website
link to South Carolina Advanced Technological Education Center website link to Weld-Ed website

Questions: Contact Sheila Wilson

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