High Impact Technology Exchange Conference

Preparing America's Skilled Technical Workforce

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HI-TEC 2023 will be held July 24-27 at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at the CNN Center. Visit this page often for the latest information.

HI-TEC: A National Conference on Advanced Technological Education

Many thanks to all who made the 2022 HI-TEC conference on July 25–28 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City a success! For resources pertaining to that event, see the dropdown items under "2022 Salt Lake City" in the main menu.

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