Students will explore exhibits of advanced technologies, talk with industry experts, see the latest manufacturing innovations, and meet university students studying advanced manufacturing careers. An exciting tour stop for students is to compete in the 3D additive manufacturing challenge hands-on activity.
The Student Innovation Tour is co-located with EASTEC at the Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089. It is a first come, first serve registration process with only 200-high school students attending each day from May 16 – 18, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM.
The schedule is as follows:
|8:30 AM||Schools arrive and check-in||Main Registration|
|9:00 AM – 9:30 AM||Kick-off Student Innovation Tour||Building #4|
|9:30 AM – 2:00 PM||Guided Show Tour & 3D Student Challenge||Show Floor|
A proud to supporter of the SME Student Innovation Tour, we’ll be showcasing how learning Masteram can be a student’s ticket to success in the manufacturing world. Since Mastercam is the most widely-used CAD/CAM software in the world, young professionals have a better chance of a fulfilling, lucrative career as manufacturers are looking for more Mastercam programmers than any other CAM system. Click to learn more: mastercam.com
Find out if parts pass or fail inspection! Learn to operate a ZEISS DuraMax coordinate measuring machine and run the CNC measurement program. Click to learn more: zeiss.com
Explore the physics of rocket flight by making a 3D printed rocket. Choose from an assortment of pre-printed rocket parts: nose cone, body, and tail fins. Use challenge.rippl3d.com
software and MakerGear 3D printers to create custom tail fins that you’ll add to a pre-printed rocket nose and body. All student are invited to test their rockets in our one-of-akind
special air power test tower. Click to learn more: rippl3d.com
The Gene Haas Foundation has made $25,000 in scholarships available to schools who attend the EASTEC Student Innovation Tour. On day of Event, Check-in with EASTEC Student Registration & Haas Scholarship
Booth to confirm school attendance. One week following EASTEC, qualifying schools will be notified by Haas of scholarship award.
Click to learn more: ghaasfoundation.org
Haas focuses on Education with a full line of CNC machines as well as curriculum and support materials exclusively for education. Haas Automation has created the MiniMill-EDU, an industry-standard CNC machine starting at $18,995, specifically targeted to the Education community. Please visit our booth to learn more. Click to learn more: htecnetwork.org
Manufacturing creates new solutions for medical, aerospace, automotive and consumer needs every day. Discover how you can shape the world by designing, developing and creating the products we
depend on everyday—now and in the future—through a manufacturing career. Click to learn more: sandvik.coromant.com
Attendees will learn how to align NIMS credentials with school programs and how to build quality apprenticeship programs. Sample prints and parts from NIMS machining credentials will be displayed. Students will have an opportunity to build a “NIMS” part based on a provided print. Prizes will be awarded to students who complete the NIMS part in under two minutes.
Click to learn more: nims-skills.org