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July 2020

Using 180 Skills to Rethink, Recommit, and Re-engage Your Current Workforce

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

By CT Manufacturers for CT Manufacturers Co-hosted by AMEP   Explore CT's FREE Manufacturing Curriculum focused on short-term skills training that aligns with your current positions, incentivizes your workforce, reduces turnover, and helps build your future in-house talent pipeline. Register   Agenda Made in America Minute (Ari Santiago) Overview of 180 Skills Online Learning State Updates (Colin Cooper) CT Dept of Labor Perspectives (Todd Berch) Industry Perspectives (Paul Murphy, ACM) CT Manufacturers Perspectives (Glenn Ford & Charles Daniels) CCAT Program…

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Best Practices for Integrating Manufacturing Activities in Your Classrooms

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In collaboration with RPM Communication Consulting, LLC. Become empowered to effectively lead and facilitate STEM engagements using best practices of online learning pedagogy to build your students' Industry 4.0 skills. In this highly interactive workshop, Dr. Rory McGloin, Ph. D., owner and Chief Consultant of RPM Communication Consulting, LLC will help you maximize student engagement while learning about modern manufacturing in Connecticut. Agenda Introduction to virtual training program goals and establishment of digital communication norms for virtual engagement Introduction to core…

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Introduction to 3D Printing Technologies for Educators

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how modern manufacturing has exploded with advancements in 3D printing that are being applied across a variety of industries including aerospace, medical, consumer products, architecture, and space exploration. Whether you are a 3D printing expert or just starting out, this is an excellent opportunity for any K-16 educator interested in learning about the materials, applications, and benefits of additive manufacturing to share with your students. This online workshop is part of CCAT’s Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Workshops for Educators…

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Attracting and Retaining America’s Diverse Young Adult Workforce

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

By CT Manufacturers for CT Manufacturers Co-hosted by AMEP Hartford's Generation Work project and the Hartford Working Cities initiative will host the "Young Legends" presentation of employment practices that empower young adults. Enid Rey, Executive Director of Our Piece of the Pie will kick off the conversation. Rey is known nationally for her pioneering work in the fields of positive youth development, education, civic leadership, community-building and integration.   Register Now Agenda - Made in America Minute (Ari Santiago)- Young…

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Modern Inspection Technologies for Educators

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Event

Learn about the advances in non-contact inspection systems, fundamentals of how they work, and their applications across a variety of industries, including aerospace, medical, consumer products, architecture and cultural heritage. Discover how these technologies are helping to streamline processes and the rewarding careers available for students. This is a great opportunity for any K-16 educator interested in exploring how to introduce students to these advancing technologies for quality control and assurance. This online workshop is part of CCAT’s Connecticut. Dream It.…

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Promoting STEM/Manufacturing in the Virtual Classroom: A Deeper Dive into the Development of an Engaging Virtual Session

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In collaboration with RPM Communication Consulting, LLC. Join us for a deep dive on using digital channels to implement manufacturing activities in your virtual classrooms. In this interactive workshop, Dr. Rory McGloin, Ph. D., owner and Chief Consultant of RPM Communication Consulting, LLC will guide you through specific examples to increase student engagement and share strategies to empower you and your students to explore STEM and manufacturing in a virtual space. Learn how you can embrace the power of digital channels…

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Utilizing Advanced Technologies at Your Advanced Manufacturing Center

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Event

Utilizing Advanced Technologies at Your Advanced Manufacturing Center This is what your manufacturing future looks like CCAT is known nationally for applying innovative technology in our world-class Advanced Manufacturing Center, where leading-edge equipment and systems are showcased, demonstrated, and evaluated. Understanding the future of manufacturing is critical to serving our customers. We are leading national efforts to assess methods for manufacturing parts made of aerospace alloys, refractory metals, ceramics, and composites. Our aim is to be the go-to experts in state-of-the-art,…

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August 2020

Introduction to Manufacturing Careers for Educators

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Today’s manufacturing industry offers a variety of career opportunities for students with interests in art, gaming, inventing, building, and more. There are nearly 4,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut that employ over 160,000 workers, and training for a manufacturing career is now easily accessible and facilitates a clear pathway for career growth. Learn about manufacturing in Connecticut, how the industry is evolving, and available career opportunities and pathways. This is a great workshop for K-16 educators who are interested in learning…

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Connecticut Manufacturing WILL Rise!

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Featuring Melissa A. Moura, GM, Advanced Engines | Power & Controls COLLINS AEROSPACE Melissa is a member of the WILL Rise initiative. WILL Rise (Women in Line Leadership) is a grassroots effort comprised of women from Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney to accelerate the growth and advancement of women in line aerospace leadership positions. Melissa will facilitate a presentation about the impact of having women in leadership positions and the idea of creating a pipeline to achieve that. For…

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Best Practices for Integrating Manufacturing Activities in Your Classrooms

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In collaboration with RPM Communication Consulting, LLC. Become empowered to effectively lead and facilitate STEM engagements using best practices of online learning pedagogy to build your students' Industry 4.0 skills. In this highly interactive workshop, Dr. Rory McGloin, Ph. D., owner and Chief Consultant of RPM Communication Consulting, LLC will help you maximize student engagement while learning about modern manufacturing in Connecticut. Agenda Introduction to virtual training program goals and establishment of digital communication norms for virtual engagement Introduction to core…

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