College of the Canyons will host the 2018 National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC) Summer Workshop, which will be held at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on June 4-5.
The two-day workshop—held in partnership with Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International—will feature three break-out sessions in advanced manufacturing, welding technology, and MakerSpaces.
“We are very excited to be hosting this year’s NCATC summer workshop at College of the Canyons,” said Dr. Ron McFarland, Dean of the college’s School of Applied Technology. “We hope attendees will gain insight about the pivotal role educational institutions can play in the future of advanced technology.”
Industry tours of Remo Drums, Stratasys, and ADI Manufacturing will be part of the workshop program.
The event’s keynote speaker will be Josh Papenbrook, director of global supply chain for Boston Scientific Neuromodulation.
NCATC is a professional organization that aims to foster a discussion about advanced technologies and how education can support the future of advanced manufacturing, including logistics, additive/subtractive manufacturing, welding, electronics, and Makerspaces.
The workshop will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, June 4 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 5.
To register for the event, please visit the NCATC website.