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Summer Working Connections - Texas

 July 13-17, 2015 - Frisco, TX

Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute offers cutting-edge, cost-effect professional development opportunities to current community college IT/convergence faculty that is often only available through expensive commercial training. Working Connections makes the newest technologies and industry trends available to attendees, as well as encourages the kind of networking and collaboration among educational and business leaders that can strengthen any IT educational program.

Working Connections training workshops offer several tracks that cover a range of the most in-demand topics in IT. The goal of Working Connections is to provide attendees with the expertise needed to teach their respective track in a subsequent semester, bringing the most current information to their classrooms either as a stand-alone course or as supplemental information to an existing course.

HI-TEC Conference 

July 27-30, 2015 - Portland, OR

HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.

  • HI-TEC will uniquely explore the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies including:
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Agricultural, Energy, and Environmental Technologies
  • Biotechnology and Chemical Processes
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Information Communications, Geospatial, and Security Technologies
  • Learning, Evaluation, and Research
  • Micro- and Nanotechnologies

Attendees have the option to choose from approximately 15 preconference workshops and industry site tours during the first 2 days, followed by the 2-day main conference featuring keynote speakers and 60 breakout sessions. There will also be an awards luncheon and Technology Showcase with an exhibitor reception, door prizes, and more!

ATE PI Conference

October 21-23, 2015 - Washington D.C.

The ATE Principal Investigators conference brings together key people working on ATE projects across the country to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Conference attendees represent community colleges, business and industry, secondary school systems, four-year colleges, and research and development centers covering projects in a wide variety of areas such as: information technology, engineering technology, micro- and nanotechnologies, chemical technology, biotechnology, and others.

CyberMaryland 2015: Leading the Cyber Generation

October 28th & 29th, Baltimore Convention Center

Join thousands of cyber security practitioners, leaders, innovators, students, suppliers, policy makers, product and service providers and special guests in support of this year's Conference focus -
Collaborate, Educate, Innovate.

NCPN Conference 

October 28-30, 2015 - Dallas, TX

Increasing numbers of people, institutions, and agencies are recognizing that Career Pathways is what this country needs to bring relevancy to education and increased skills to the workplace. This will lead to more qualified graduates and increased economic prosperity for all. The annual National Career Pathways Network conference brings together practitioners from secondary, postsecondary, and business to network, listen, and learn from each other. They include those who work with traditional students and those who focus on adult education learners.

STEMtech Conference 

November 1-4, 2015 - Phoenix, AZ

The League is excited to announce that the University of Maryland University College's Analytics Summit and the League's STEMtech conference are joining forces to bring you the best of STEM, analytics, big data, advanced technology, and learning management architecture. This collaboration has led to the redesign of conference programming, currently under way.

This innovative direction focuses on attracting additional community college and university participants and corporate partners while providing enhanced networking opportunities. More so, it is an opportunity for community college and university partners to create a shared, outcomes-based framework by which students transfer seamlessly and receive support at both institutions to ensure persistence.

2015 STEMtech Conference Features

Engaging Keynote Speakers discussing critical issues facing community college educators
Hundreds of Special Sessions, Concurrent Sessions, Roundtable Discussions, and Poster Sessions
An extensive exhibition featuring education- and technology-related products and services
Opportunities to network with colleagues during Receptions, a Brunch, and Coffee and Refreshment Breaks
A 24-Hour Wireless Hotspot

FBC NICE Conference & Expo

November 3-4, 2015 - San Diego, CA

Cybersecurity has emerged as one of the leading creators of jobs and opportunity for all economic sectors. The demand for cybersecurity positions in both the public and private sector is large and growing, but the talent pool of cybersecurity workers is not yet able to keep up. The NICE 2015 Conference and Expo features thought leaders from education, government, industry and non-profits who are addressing the cybersecurity education, training, and workforce needs of the nation. This two-day event includes:

Face-to-face convening of public-private partners
An opportunity to signal NICE strategic directions and priorities
Forum to showcase best practices

Visit the Conference Overview page for more details on the tracks for the NICE 2015 Conference and Expo 

Winter Working Connections

December 14-16, 2015 - Frisco, TX 

Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute offers cutting-edge, cost-effective professional development opportunities to current community college IT/convergence faculty (at non-profit schools only) that is often only available through expensive commercial training. Working Connections makes the newest technologies and industry trends available to attendees, as well as encourages the kind of networking and collaboration among educational and business leaders that can strengthen any IT educational program.