May 16-18, 2017 | Eastern States Exposition | West Springfield, MA
Keynote, Workshops, Lunch (with panel discussion), Tours and Student Challenge
Bright Minds is a bridge for engagement, collaboration, and communication between educators, industry, and students to support our future workforce. The elements of this event will take the Technology and Engineering portions of STEM education to the next level, showcasing real-world outcomes and results using advances in manufacturing.
Students and educators will see technology innovations first-hand and realize the value of careers in manufacturing. Attendees will have direct contact with one another to discuss paths to move manufacturing forward and ways to fill the workforce pipeline.
The sessions and demonstrations will increase the students’ awareness of and preparation for opportunities in manufacturing and will serve as a resource for educators interested in helping prepare students for careers in manufacturing.
LUNCH PANEL DISCUSSION – “Career Pathways” – Depot Building
Panel Moderator – Karen Wosczyna-Birch
SME Bright Minds Reception – Depot Building