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National Cyber League (NCL) Spring Season

Description: The 2017 NCL Spring Season includes select challenges in the NCL Stadium and hands-on lab exercises in the NCL Gyms that will develop and test players in a wide-range of knowledge and skills. No previous NCL play required. NCL Spring Season challenges are designed to develop and enhance the following knowledge/skills: Open source intelligence, Scanning, Enumeration, Password Cracking, Traffic Analysis, Log Analysis, Wireless Security, Cryptography, and Web Application Security. Registration is 2/25-3/25.

Start Date: Saturday, April 01, 2017

End Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
National Cyber League

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2017 CAAT Conference - Driverless Cars, but What is Driving the Workforce?

Description: The 2017 CAAT Conference will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Kay Stepper, Head of the Regional Business Unit Driver Assistance and Automated Driving, and Vice President of Engineering for the Chassis Systems Control division of Robert Bosch LLC in Plymouth, Michigan. The conference will provide: Tech Talk Bob Feldmaier, Director, CAAT Connected and Automated Vehicles, Fuel Cells, Lightweighting Workplace Reports Jennifer Llewellyn, Manager, Oakland County Workforce Development/ Oakland County Michigan Works! Lisa Katz, Executive Director, Workforce Intelligence Network Panel Discussion on Workforce Needs Kim Steinfeldt, Human Resources Manager, GKN Driveline Joe Petrosky, Dean - Engineering & Advanced Technology, MCC Mike McMillan, System Test Manager, Continental Automotive Systems Division Mary Kaye Aukee, Director of Career Focused Education, Oakland Schools (retired) Curriculum Development Updates Nelson Kelly, Assistant Director, Energy and Automotive Technology, CAAT Breakfast and lunch are included at no cost to conference attendees. While the conference is free, advance registration is required. (Please note, the CAAT is unable to provide financial support for participant travel expenses.)

Start Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM

End Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT), Macomb Community College

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CA2VES Webinar: Instructional Design

Description: Join the CA2VES team on a tour through EducateWorkforce! On this section of the tour, you will learn about the instructional design process that CA2VES used to develop the eLearning materials found on EducateWorkforce. Starting with identifying your audience to evaluating effectiveness of learning materials, we hope that you and your organization will benefit from the lessons we learned in the development of the EducateWorkforce platform and content. Hosted by Stephen Cotton and Valerie Wheeler

Start Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM

End Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
CA2VES

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Preparing Forms for your NSF ATE Proposal

Description: Acquire the knowledge you need to complete your proposal Mentor-Connect provides a cost-free webinar to provide specifics for correctly completing forms that are required in a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant proposal. Forms can make up 2/3 of a final proposal submission and impact the quality and accuracy of a proposal. Registration Required Webinar Participants will • Know the purpose of various forms associated with NSF ATE proposals • Know what data to enter into each form associated with NSF ATE proposals • Learn the importance of providing consistent information on forms and other components of a proposal • Be alerted to common errors that can be avoided • Get answers to questions on completing required proposal forms

Start Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM

End Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 2:30 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
Mentor-Connect, SC ATE

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Apply Now for Texas "Get SMART! Workshops"- Galviston, Texas

Description: SMART Center partner San Jacinto College is holding its second annual Get SMART! Impact Workshops in Texas next month. The free, 2.5-day workshops provide educators and industry leaders with core concepts and materials needed to develop or expand academic courses and pathways that will enable students to enter the maritime and transportation industry

Start Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM

End Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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Don't miss NACAT 2017 at Macomb Community College- NACAT 2017 in Warren, MI July 17-20, 2017

Description: Join us for: Membership Meeting and Keynote Speaker Detroit River Cruise Your choice of 144 Training Sessions Fun for the Family BBQ Social and Valve Cover Races Trade Show Banquet and Award Ceremony at the GM Heritage Center Keynote Speaker! Timothy Anness Head of Jeep® FWD Exterior Design, FCA-North America Timothy Anness was appointed Head of Jeep Front Wheel Drive (FWD) Exterior Design in December 2016. In this position, Anness is responsible for all exterior advance packaging design activities for the Jeep brand's FWD platform. Anness has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in the Product Design Office, including his position as Head of Jeep FWD Exterior Design. Anness never loses sight of the core value to create a compelling, beautiful design. Anness finds design inspiration close to home - his children. He cites their unfiltered creativity as a resource. Anness supports the FCA US LLC sponsorship of the industrial design program at his alma mater, the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial design in 1990. In recent years, he also has advised seniors at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

Start Date: Monday, July 17, 2017

End Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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APPLY NOW!! MNT Special Interest Group Meeting - July 18, 2017 HI TEC Conference

Description: MNT Special Interest Group Meeting July 18, 2017 at HI-TEC in Salt Lake City, Utah The MNT SIG meeting is a venue to share ideas and learn from others who work to educate technicians, a place to stay on the forefront of industry and workforce needs, and a forum to network and share ideas on ways to strengthen and augment workforce development programs through educational partnerships with industry for tomorrow's micro and nano technology workforce. Simply stated, the goals of the MNT SIG are threefold: • Increase knowledge and awareness of micro and nano science/technologies among STEM educators in secondary and post-secondary institutions. • Increase participation, collaboration, and networking with a diverse set of educators, industry representatives, students and administrators in micro/nano related branches of STEM. • Provide a perspective from students and working micro and nano technical professionals (including technicians) on skills preparation in technical education programs. Complete Schedule of Tours and Activities Interested in Presenting? Submit your Proposal Now 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. The MNT Executive Committee and its sponsor, the National Science Foundation, recognize the importance of these two consecutive events and are, therefore, offering a personal invitation for you to apply for this opportunity to attend. The fellowship includes the MNT SIG registration, complimentary registration for the HI-TEC main conference sessions on July 19 & 20, 2017 (a total value of $650),and 3 nights stay at The Grand America Hotel. Only 40 fellowships available: Application Deadline is May 31, 2017 Applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to apply early! If your application is accepted, your department and institution will be notified of your MNT Fellowship. Your award status will be recognized at both the MNT SIG meeting and HI-TEC event and you will be awarded a Certificate of Participation. Complete MNT Fellowship details and Application

Start Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 3:00 PM

End Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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APPLY NOW for the Bioscience Industry Fellows Program

Description: Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech) and the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW), will be hosting The Biosciences Industrial Fellowship Project (BIFP) from June 5th to June 29th, 2017. The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports this multi-disciplinary bioscience initiative through the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program, DUE Grant #1304010. During this four week professional development initiative, Fellows reside in Winston-Salem, NC where they gain a panoramic view of the bioscience industry and participate in laboratory skills “boot camps” at our 3 collaborating community colleges; Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech), Alamance Community College (ACC), and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC). In addition to the hands-on laboratory experience, Fellows will shadow workers in various departments at a dozen different industrial/university hosting facilities, gain invaluable insight from special guest presenters, and develop/present an instructional module related to the project that can be shared and or implemented at their home institutions. Travel expenses are included and a competitive weekly training stipend is offered for Fellows that qualify. Educational professionals who enjoy providing exceptional services to their students and share an interest in learning/sharing new insights from the bioscience industry should apply. Applications are reviewed on a first come basis. BIFP Candidate Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3VL2N32

Start Date: Monday, June 05, 2017 at 7:41 AM

End Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
NCBW

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SMART Institute Application Period Now Open

Description: The SMART Center has announced it is now accepting applications for its annual summer Maritime and Transportation Institutes to be held this year in Norfolk, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland. The Institutes are geared for secondary STEM and CTE educators, college faculty, guidance counselors, career coaches, and secondary and college-level administrators as well as maritime and transportation industry employees who would benefit from interacting directly with local educators for workforce development. The week-long Institute is free of charge and includes: • most meals (a few dinners will be on your own) • all overnight lodging (for attendees who live at least 25 miles from the meeting site) • materials to take back for classroom use Participants who complete the Institute, submit related project in a timely manner, and provide follow-up surveying will earn six (6) professional continuing education (CEUs) credits from Tidewater Community College and a $500 stipend.

Start Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017

End Date: Friday, June 30, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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2017 Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)

Description: 3CS is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges. WHO SHOULD ATTEND 3CS? • College faculty and administrators. • IT faculty who are involved or who would like to become involved in cybersecurity education. • Non-IT faculty in critical infrastructure fields who are interested in incorporating cybersecurity topics into their curricula. • Decision makers in positions that influence cybersecurity education programs. • Community college students interested in learning about security or expanding their current knowledge. • Students attending the job fair on Wednesday, June 28th. PRE-SUMMIT JOB FAIR: Wednesday morning, June 28 The 2017 3CS will be preceded by a student job fair on June 28th from 9:00-11:30 am. Students enrolled in Information Security, Computer Science, and Information Technology degree programs will be offered the opportunity to speak with potential employers who have openings for skilled technicians in a wide array of IT and security-related positions. Learn more about 3CS and the Pre-Summit Job Fair: http://www.my3cs.org/pre-summit-job-fair

Start Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

End Date: Friday, June 30, 2017

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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