MASC - FLATE Advanced Manufacturing Education Workshop

Date: August 13, 2019Time: 8:45 am - 11:00 am
Location:  Show map Holiday Inn Melbourne
8298 N Wickham Rd
Viera, FL 32940

Audience:

Manufacturers and educators interested in the health and vitality of the manufacturing sector. 
What: 

Join the EDC's Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC) Tuesday, August 13 for a facilitated discussion focused on regional partnerships to address advanced manufacturing technical skill needs.

FloridaMakes and National Science Foundation (NSF) center of excellence grantee Florida Advanced Technical Education (FLATE) will lead the collaborative outcome focused discussion to answer the question - How do manufacturers ensure that colleges produce work-ready graduates?

This workshop will provide MASC members the opportunity to participate in the processes of identifying skill gaps, relevant curriculum updates, expanding the exposure of manufacturing across the commercial sector, and increase manufacturing interests with respect to state legislative priorities.    

Presenters:

Tina Berger, FloridaMakes, Director of Talent Development. FloridaMakes, part of the national Manufacturing Extention Partnership, is the is statewide, industry-led partnership that strengthens and measurably advances Florida’s manufacturing economy. Read Tina's full bio here.

Dr. Marilyn Barger, Florida Advanced Technological Education (FLATE), Executive Director – Principal Investigator. FLATE is a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence in manufacturing, supporting high-tech manufacturing/manufacturing-related careers and technical education in Florida. Read Marilyn Barger's full bio here.

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