HI-TEC 2024 will be held at the Sheraton Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 29–Aug 1 (Mon–Thur). Preconference events will be held July 29–30 (Mon–Tue). This year’s venue is located near the shops, restaurants, and entertainment of Crown Center and has a direct connection to Kansas City’s historic Union Station. Visit this site often for the latest information.

HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference

Supported by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program, 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 preparing America’s skilled 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.

What We Do

HI-TEC explores the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies including:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Bio and Agricultural Technologies
  • Energy and Environmental Technologies
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Information, Communications, and Geospatial Technologies
  • Learning, Evaluation, and Research
  • Micro and Nanotechnologies
  • Security Technologies
  • Workforce Diversity and Inclusion
  • Emerging Technologies

Who Should Attend

  • Community College and University Educators
  • High School Educators
  • Workforce Development Advocates
  • Trade Organizations
  • Industry Professionals
  • Technicians

Volume Discount Registrations

HI-TEC attendance is largely made up of volume registrations. Volume registration discounts/pricing available HERE.