Upcoming Conferences

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New England Fall 2017 HTEC conference

Please join us at Manchester Community College on Friday September 22nd for our annual regional HTEC conference sponsored by HFO Trident. Don't miss this opportunity to see new technology, meet partners for education, network with other instructors and learn more about the Haas commitment to education. Registration and networking start at 7:30am and the conference will take place from 8am-4pm. The mission of the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Network is to promote and advance manufacturing and productivity through excellence in manufacturing education. We will also be hosting a networking event the evening before the conference.

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Northern Ohio HTEC conference

Join us on Friday September 29, 2017 at Stark State College for the Northern Ohio HTEC conference, sponsored by HFO Midwest. There will be an Instructor Roundtable Session with "Opportunities for Youth in Manufacturing in Ohio." You won't want to miss it - register today! The mission of the Haas Technical Education Center network is to promote and advance manufacturing and productivity through excellence in manufacturing education. Registration and breakfast at 7:30am with the conference going from 8am to 3pm. Don't miss this opportunity to see new technology, meet partners for education, network with other instructors and learn more about the Haas commitment to education. ** The travel address that you will use leads you to the main campus location. The google map input of “Advanced Technology Center, North Canton OH” will show the exact location of where to go once on the campus. This is due east, approx. ¼ mile, of the main entrance. ** We will also be hosting a networking event the evening before.

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3rd Regional Illinois HTEC CNC Educators Conference

Please join us at Harper College for the 3rd Regional HTEC CNC Educator Conference on Tuesday October 3rd, sponsored by HFO Chicago.

Come and learn from our Special Guest Speaker - Harry Moser, Founder & President - Reshoring Initiative - Reshoring & Recruiting

The key requirement for a stronger U.S. economy is a larger, smarter, better trained skilled workforce. Ideally the workforce should have the quality, size and demographics of the German and Swiss skilled workforces, but realistically be trained mostly in community and 4-year colleges, supplemented by and coordinated with a growing apprenticeship system. The key to building that workforce is recruitment of more and higher potential students. Harry will present key methods to improve recruitment and will show the role of reshoring (bringing manufacturing and tech services back to the USA), in proving that technical training will once again lead to stable and rewarding careers.
Don't miss this opportunity to see new technology, meet partners for education, network with other instructors and learn more about the Haas commitment to education. Registration and networking start at 7:30am and the conference will take place from 8am-3pm.

The mission of the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Network is to promote and advance manufacturing and productivity through excellence in manufacturing education. We will also be hosting a networking event the evening before.

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12th Northern California Fall HTEC Conference

Come to Sierra College in Rocklin, California on Saturday, October 7 for the 12th Northern California Fall HTEC CNC Educator Conference, from 8 am to 3 pm.

Feel free to join us on Friday, October 6 at 11 am for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication to the new Gene Haas Advanced Manufacturing by Design center, located on the Sierra College Rocklin campus.

The conference will begin Friday afternoon with a Manufacturing in Action session at Sierra's new Center - come visit with HTEC Partners and see Live demonstrations!

Continuing Friday evening with a Networking Event from 5-7 pm at the HackerLab (powered by Sierra College) at 4415 Granite Drive, Suite #200, Rocklin, CA 95677. HackerLab is locate between Pottery World and Bill Eads RV. Come visit with your colleagues, Industry and HTEC Partners in a casual setting.

The main Conference will begin on Saturday morning at 8 am at Sierra and will include Keynote Speaker - Montez King, Interim Executive Director, NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) - "The National View of Manufacturing" as well as an Industry Panel, Education Panel and breakout sessions from our Industry Partners.

Visit HTEC Industry Partners all day with a BBQ lunch, followed by a presentation by Kathy Looman, Administrator for the Gene Haas Foundation.

Save the Date, Tentative Agenda, Travel Details and more info under the Documents tab (right side of this page).

Any questions, please contact Steve Dicus (Sierra College) at 916-276-9520 or Zack Selway (HFO Selway) at 888-735-9290, x4772. Hope to see you there!

Sponsored by HFO Selway Machine Tools

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12th North Carolina HTEC CNC Educators Conference

Please join us for the 12th Annual North Carolina HTEC Conference, hosted by Fayetteville Technical Community College on Tuesday, November 3. Registration begins at 7:30 am with Networking and Continental Breakfast.

Come hear Matthew Meyer, Associate Vice President for the North Carolina Community College System, as he shares his message on a system-wide project on Prior Learning Standardization.

In addition to breakouts from Sandvik, Mastercam and CamInstructor, this year's conference will be even more informative and interactive, as HFO Phillips will be providing a service engineer and an application engineer for hands on training classes on basic maintenance and wireless probe 101 for your HAAS machines.

Visit with HTEC Partners and network with colleagues.

Wednesday, November 3, beginning at 7:30 am, we will conduct our annual AIMS Business Meeting, followed by an Industry Tour from 10 am to 12 noon.

Agenda and Lodging information is posted under the DOCUMENTS tab.

We look forward to seeing everyone in November! Register today!

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Northwest Association of Machining Instructors (NWAMI)

The 2017 fall meeting of NWAMI is hosted by Green River College in Auburn, WA. This two day event will be a combination of industrial presentations, information sharing, and manufacturing tours.

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