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August 2016
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FOCUS Professional Development Program

August 9, 2016 - August 11, 2016
CCAT, Inc.,
222 Pitkin Street
East Hartford, CT 06108 United States
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The 2016 FOCUS (Facilitating Ongoing Content Understanding in STEM) professional development program invites middle school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) content-area educators to participate in this summer’s “FOCUS: Engineering and NGSS” workshops. Participants will learn how to incorporate engineering design into their curriculum and practice at this program. By using initiation phenomena, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts, middle school teachers learn disciplinary core ideas in alignment with the newly adopted Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  FOCUS is a…

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January 2017

Fuel Cells for Aerospace/Unmanned Vehicle Applications

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fuel cell-powered systems offer compelling value for a variety of aerospace applications and unmanned vehicles. The technology is ideally suited to applications where weight, durability, and range are critical benchmarks. Fuel cell technology offers significant improvements in energy density over traditional battery based systems and improvements in reliability over internal combustion systems. Hydrogen based fuel cells offer a viable way to extend range and duration. Fuel cell systems offer a number of advantages over incumbent power solutions for all types…

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March 2017

German-American Business Forum Networking Reception

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hartford Hilton,
315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Come join a reception to welcome the delegation visiting from the State of Baden-Württemberg, led by Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and Arts, and Andreas Deuschle, Chairman of the Science, Research and Arts Committee of the state parliament. Network with executives and investors in the Connecticut business community, other leading manufacturing companies, Connecticut economic development officials, and government and education leaders. Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Please register here.

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German-American Business Forum: Industry 4.0 – Opportunities and Challenges in CT

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connecticut State Capitol,
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartfor, CT 06106 United States
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Leaders from Connecticut and Baden-Württemberg representing industry, government, and research institutions will showcase CT’s attractiveness for German investment as an epicenter of manufacturing, technology, and innovation. Please register here.  Program highlights will include: • A celebration of existing German-American partnerships and investments • How Industry 4.0/Internet of Things is revolutionizing manufacturing here and abroad • Reflections on best practices, future industry growth opportunities, supportive resources, and prospects for further investment in Connecticut • Existing challenges for advanced manufacturing in terms…

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April 2017

Heroes 4 Hire: Veteran Career Fair

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field,
615 Silver Ln
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
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The Heroes 4 Hire Job and Career fair returns to the Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field Ballroom, East Hartford, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25. Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, Travelers, CBS Radio, and local chambers of commerce, this veteran-focused event is the largest of its kind in New England. Veterans can meet with more than 60 employers and organizations, including Ensign Bickford Aerospace & Defense, Fed Ex Ground,…

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Manufacturing Industry Meeting & Asnuntuck Community College Open House

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Asnuntuck Community College,
170 Elm Street
Enfield, CT 06082 United States
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The New England Chapter of the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) and Asnuntuck Community College are hosting a Manufacturing Industry Meeting and Open House to support the new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at Asnuntuck Community College on Wednesday April 26 at the college. The public is invited to attend and meet Asnuntuck students currently enrolled in the manufacturing programs, learn about local manufacturing companies, and tour the new 27,000 square foot facility. The event is free. Please register here. [caption…

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May 2017

EASTEC Metal Additive Technology 101 – Technology Choices and Applications

May 16 @ 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition,
1305 Memorial Ave
West Springfield, MA United States
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CCAT's Jeff Crandall, additive manufacturing research and applications engineer, will lead the Metal Additive Technology 101 session at EASTEC on May 16. The two-hour session will be offered from 10:45 am-1:00 pm.

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June 2017

University of Hartford Center for Manufacturing and Metrology: Practical Aspects of Scanning Electron Microscopy

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - June 30 @ 1:00 pm
University of Hartford: Center for Manufacturing and Metrology,
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
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COURSE OVERVIEW The scanning electron microscope has become an indispensable tool in recent years by industrial, government and academic scientists in numerous research, production and quality control applications. Manufacturers of microscopes and accessory equipment have responded to this increased demand with advanced instruments equipped with a wide range of innovative features. To obtain maximum performance from these state-of- the-art instruments, a basic theoretical and practical knowledge of SEM and associated techniques is essential. This course is designed to provide SEM…

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Desktop Metal

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center,
409 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
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Join Cimquest at the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology on June 27th from noon to 2:30PM for this informative workshop on this exciting and affordable addition to the 3d metal printing industry that will truly be a game changer in the way products are brought to market in the future. In this workshop Cimquest will provide an introduction to 3d metal printing with Desktop Metal. Both the desktop Studio system and the Production system will be reviewed, including their unique applications. Register…

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Free

Multi Solutions Event

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center,
409 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
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Experts from Macdac Engineering, Spring Technologies and Zoller  are coming to CCAT on 6/29 Please join us  for a discussion and demos & of a real time machining environment for the  desktop to do prove outs & dry runs — With the Mastercam – NCSimul interface you can test your CAM NC program in just a few clicks. You will also see how the interface between ZOLLER TMS, Mastercam & NCSIMUL MACHINE enables you to transfer the created tool data…

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