It's thanks to the initial grant funding and the encouragement of the CCAT staff that we were able to push through the early challenges and deliver our award-winning GPS Pro to market. The resources available to us as part of the CCAT Incubator Program have enabled us to move out of the basement and into a real office.

- John Cunningham
CEO & president of Bad Elf

Creating Visual Management Systems

Creating Visual Management Systems - This full-day session will review the key elements of a comprehensive visual management system, providing examples from production, office and service environments. Also to be covered will be the manner by which the VMS will be used by leaders as part of Leader Standard Work. Participants will have the opportunity to design their own VMS that they can take back to their organizations. Multiple attendees from the same organization are encouraged to attend so that they can work together to complete the exercise. - more info:

NX9 Multi Axis Machining Workshop

This course provides essential training for individuals who are responsible for developing complex 4 and 5 axis programs. Upon completion of this course, accomplished NC programmers will have the capability to create and modify 4 and 5 axis operations for complex machines. Knowledge of NX CAM 3‐axis operations is required.

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NX CAM Mentoring Workshop

More than just a class, this workshop provides a unique opportunity to enhance your skills and bring a work related project nearer to completion. You will get to bring to the session a current NX CAM project and get expert assistance and mentoring. During the workshop you will explore advanced tooling and tool management options for enhanced
productivity. Attendees will learn how feed & speed optimization can increase material removal rates.

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Cleantech Energy Storage Finance Forum

The forum will include a cleantech panel of industry experts/investors focused on companies developing innovative energy storage products based on electrochemical technologies including: traditional & novel batteries, flow batteries, fuel cells, and hydrogen production systems. The forum format will also feature short “pitches” from several startup companies in this market space.
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02110

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AME Webinar

AME Webinar - What We Have Learned from Lean Startups - webinar explains in a straightforward way how lean startup methodologies work and the top three approaches - more info & registration:

UTC Additive Manufacturing Conference

Second annual UTC Additive Manufacturing Conference featuring state of the art developments across the industry, networking with experts from around the world, and exposition of additive manufacturing machine OEMs and service providers.

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NX 9 Turning Applications Workshop

This course provides essential Turning training for individuals who are responsible for developing NC programs for lathes and mill‐turn machine tools. Knowledge of programming lathes and or mill turns is not required but basic turning machining knowledge is required. Upon completion of this course, accomplished Turning programmers will have the abilities to create and modify turning and mill turn programs. The pace and topics of this course have been carefully planned specifically for the experienced NC programmer.

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A Success Story at GE Aviation

Attendees will participate in a session about GE Aviation one of the premier names in the aircraft parts manufacturing space and their journey to consolidate Quality systems into one comprehensive scalable system.  

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NX 9 Manufacturing Customization

This course is intended to provide CAM customization options to the NC programmer. This class will show the user how to get the most usage out of NX by introducing the user to topics that allow the NX system to be automated to a much higher level.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Lean Tour

Tewksbury, MA - This is a unique opportunity to tour Thermo Fisher Scientific’s “Center of Excellence.” Participants will be able to see and hear about how this lean transformation has taken place over the past several years, directly from the employees who have made it happen. Tour highlights include: Daily Management Boards, 5S and Visual Controls, GEMBA Walks, PPI, CAS (Customer Allegiance Score) and VOMI/Kanban. - more info & registration:

Advanced Shop Floor Management Technology

This presentation will detail how discrete manufacturing industries in the Automotive, Aerospace, and Medical sectors were able to drive shop floor productivity gains by adopting the right shop floor management principles and supporting technology.

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ISO 9001:2015 Workshop

This half day overview program presents enough information to understand the new material, its flexibilities, and its challenges. It is the policy of the International Organization for Standardization to review every Standard for revision needs about every 5 years. ISO 9001 is now in that process and the Committee Draft (CD) was published on June 3, 2013.

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Tool Management Workshop

Experience hands‐on high‐performance tool management solutions for an efficient manufacturing process live during this half day workshop.

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