HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference
HI-TEC: Educating America's Technical Workforce
HI-TEC: Educating America's Technical Workforce

2019 Exhibitors

The following organizations exhibited at the 2019 conference in St. Louis.

AC2 Bio-Link Regional ATE Center (AC2)
3401 Webberville Road
Austin, TX 78702
www.ac2.bio-link.org

AC2 Bio-Link Regional Center is a four-year NSF-funded ATE center, focused on educational and industry-based solutions using Communities of Practice.

Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC)
201 N. Harrison St, Suite 101
Davenport, IA 52801
www.ateec.org

Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) is part of the NSF Advanced Technology Education (ATE) program. We create augmented reality modules for training water technicians.

Amatrol, Inc.
2400 Centennial Boulevard
Jefferson, IN 47130
www.amatrol.com

Amatrol is a market leader in technical education, emphasizing hands-on skills via both virtual and equipment labs. Amatrol’s learning systems in pre-engineering, project-based learning, advanced manufacturing, and technology programs include courseware for self-directed, distance, and lecture/lab programs, equipment, computerized trouble-shooting, and authentic assessment.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy
2111 7th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
www.aws.amazon.com/training/awsacademy

Amazon Web Services Academy addresses the question, where will the next generation of cloud computing professionals come from? The AWS Academy provides educational institutions with courseware and hands-on learning resources to prepare students for employment in cloud roles.

ATE Central
1210 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53706
www.atecentral.net

ATE Central is a free online portal and collection of materials and services dedicated to highlighting the work of the NSF Advanced Technological Education community.

Center for Aviation and Automotive Technological Education Using Virtual E-Schools (CA2VES)
216 S. Palmetto Boulevard
Clemson, SC 29634
www.cecas.clemson.edu/cucwd/ca2ves/

CA2VES provides research-centered resources and evidence-based leadership for community colleges and the broader ATE community by designing and developing state-of-the-art virtual reality-based modules that support automotive and aviation technician education.

Center for Nanotechnology Education (Nano-Link)
1300 145th Street E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
www.nano-link.org

Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education promotes nanotechnology education at multiple grade levels with comprehensive resources, products, and services for students, educators, and community and industry partners. Nano-Link teams with industry, programs, and schools across the United States to ensure the need for a skilled nano workforce is met.

Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education (CREATE)
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704
www.createEnergy.org

The goal of CREATE is to advance the field of renewable energy and strengthen two-year college renewable energy programs by supporting faculty, industry, and pedagogical practices.

Columbus State Community College
550 E. Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215
www.cscc.edu/community/grants/

Columbus State currently leads eight NSF ATE projects that seek to elevate technician education in automotive technology, data analytics, logistics, manufacturing, and mobile development.

CyberWatch West
237 W. Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
www.cyberwatchwest.org

CyberwatchWest links higher education and industry to strengthen our nation’s cyber security workforce. Funded by an NSF grant, CWW is administered by Whatcom Community College.

Digilent Inc., A National Instruments Company
1008 Western Avenue Suite 405
Seattle, WA 98104
www.digilent.com

Digilent Inc., a National Instruments company, is a leading electrical engineering products manufacturer serving academia and professional engineers worldwide.

Emona TIMS
78 Parramatta Road
NSW 2050, Camper Down, Australia
www.QPSK.com

Visit Emona for (i) telecom’s experiments and (ii) unique single-unit multi-user, electronics experiments—all hands-on hardware for students to learn by seeing and doing.

ETA International
5 Depot Street
Greencastle, IN 46135
www.eta-i.org

ETA® International represents electronics professionals with over 80 industry-recognized certifications. ETA accredited certifications, developed by industry experts, align with international standards and confirm both technical knowledge and hands-on skills.

Evaluation Support Center for Advanced Technological Education (EvaluATE)
1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Ellsworth Hall 4520
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
www.evalu-ate.org

EvaluATE is the evaluation support center for the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program. We provide webinars, resource materials, newsletters, workshops, and opportunities for ATE community members to engage around issues related to evaluation in the pursuit of excellence in technical education.

Fablicator 3D Printer Systems
215 N. 8th Street
Allentown, PA 18102
www.fablicator.com

Fablicator 3D Printer Systems are industrial grade additive manufacturing workstations for professionals. Design -> Slice -> 3D Print, all in one!

Famic Technologies Inc.
999 Cavendish - Suite 350
Montreal, Quebec H4M 2X5
www.famictech.com

Automation Studio™ is a unique software solution that offers intuitive design, simulation, and system analysis features for teaching hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, and automation technologies.

Festo Didactic
607 Industrial Way West
Eatontown, NJ 08751
www.festo.com

Festo Didactic is the leading provider of technical equipment and training. Festo’s educational solutions evolved from its world-class automation and engineering division and integrates the latest trends in each learning system it offers.

Florida Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence (FLATE)
10451 E. Nancy Watkins Drive
Tampa, FL 33619
www.fl-ate.org

FLATE, a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence, is a core partner of Florida’s manufacturing ecosystem and ensures that manufacturers have an innovative and best-in-class technician workforce.

Geographic Solutions
1001 Omaha Circle
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
www.geographicsolutions.com

Geographic Solutions is the leading provider of integrated software for state and local workforce agencies in over 30 states and U.S. territories.

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
18604 West Creek Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
www.g-w.com

Experts in Career and Technical Education, Goodheart-Willcox delivers authoritative content for teaching and learning success. Learn more about new digital learning solutions, textbooks, and instructor resources at our booth or visit www.g-w.com. Together, we build careers!

MakerTEC
4004 N. Webb Road
Wichita, KS 67226
www.makertec.org

MakerTEC is a Coordination Network focused on providing resources and connections to align education with industry to help fill the workforce shortage in advanced manufacturing.

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)
901 N. Washington Street, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
www.msscusa.org

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is the nation’s leading industry-led training, assessment, and certification organization focused on the core technical competencies needed by the nation’s frontline production and material handling technicians.

Mentor-Connect: HSI ATE Hub
2715 W. Lucas Street
Florence, SC 29502
www.atecentral.net/msites/atehsihub/home

Hispanic-Serving Institution ATE Hub is the guiding force for HSI two-year college STEM faculty to increase success with NSF ATE grant funding in advanced technological education.

Mentor-Connect: South Carolina ATE Center of Excellence
2715 West Lucas Street
Florence, SC 29502
www.mentor-connect.org

Mentor-Connect provides leadership development and outreach for ATE designed to broaden the impact of the NSF ATE program through mentoring and knowledge transfer for technician education advancement among the nation’s two-year colleges.

Middle Georgia State University
100 University Parkway
Macon, GA 31206
www.mga.edu

Middle Georgia State University offers fully online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in information technology. Students can enjoy the quality, affordability, flexibility, and convenience of attending MGA’s programs.

Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence
1500 Birchmont Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
http://www.mnmfg.org

The Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence is an innovative, collaborative effort between education and industry to recruit, educate, and train workers for dynamic careers in advanced manufacturing.

MTAB USA INC.
1400 112th Avenue SE, Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98004
www.mtabusa.com

MTAB provides skills training solutions in Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, CNC, robotics, and mechatronics hardware, software, and e-learning. Ask us about sensor trainers.

Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge Network Support Center (NACK)
118 Research West Building
University Park, PA 16802
www.nano4me.org

The NACK National Support Center for Nanotechnology Workforce Development has a mission to provide assistance to existing or developing micro-nanotechnology workforce education programs at postsecondary institutions across the United States.

National Center for Supply Chain Automation (SCA)
2001 Third Street
Norco, CA 92860
www.supplychainautomation.com

Addressing an immediate and growing national demand, the National Center for Supply Chain Automation advances industry-education partnerships in the development of programs that advance supply chain automation technician education and training.

National Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA)
9000 West College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465
www.morainevalley.edu

Founded in 2003, CSSIA works with community colleges, educators, and business leaders to build successful cybersecurity programs to increase the pool of IA/cyber defense professionals.

National Center for Welding Education and Training (Weld-Ed)
1005 North Abbe Road
Elyria, OH 44035
www.weld-ed.org

Expanding Educational Opportunities for Nondestructive Testing Technicians: A dynamic partnership between Weld-Ed, American Welding Society, American Society for Nondestructive Testing, and Chattanooga State Community College.

National Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
9700 Wade Boulevard #J130
Frisco, TX 75035
www.connectedtech.org

The National Convergence Technology Center works with business leadership to support colleges in creating IT curriculum, degrees, and certificates; recruiting underserved students; and developing faculty.

National CyberWatch Center (CyberWatch)
301 Largo Road, CAT 129C
Largo, MD 20774
www.nationalcyberwatch.org

National CyberWatch is a consortium of higher education institutions, businesses, and government agencies focused on collaborative efforts to advance information security education and strengthen the national cybersecurity workforce.

National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence (GEO)
1000 Community College Drive
Louisville, KY 40272
www.geotechcenter.org

The GeoTech Center will be showing the latest development in geospatial technology, including the use of UAV and specialized sensors.

Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center (NEATEC)
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203
www.neatec.org

In partnership with local education institutions and businesses, NEATEC provides community-college and secondary-school students with extraordinary hands-on opportunities to engage in cutting-edge education and training.

Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2)
340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422
www.biomanufacturing.org

In close collaboration with industry partners, NBC2 creates curricular materials to educate and train technicians in the development, production, and analysis of biopharmaceuticals and other bioproducts.

NSF/ATE Laser, Optics & Photonics Centers (LASER-TEC)
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
www.laser-tec.org

The NSF/ATE Photonics Centers work with secondary, postsecondary, and industry partners to increase and sustain our nation’s capacity to produce laser, optics, and photonics technicians.

Regional Center for Nuclear Education and Training (RCNET)
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
www.atecenters.org/eet/rcnet/

RCNET was established to ensure the demand for skilled nuclear technicians is met in a standardized and systematic way.

Rochester Institute of Technology
52 Lomb Memorial Drive, Office 2340
Rochester, NY 14623
www.ntid.rit.edu/ics

Come and see how we are using MS Xamarin for mobile cross-platform app development. Limited free registrations and travel for the Mobile App Dev. Mini-conference in spring 2020.

Simtronics
50 Birch Avenue, Suite 100
Little River, NH 07739
www.simtronics.com

Simtronics Corporation provides operator training simulators (OTS) for the process industries and the educational institutions that train operators and technicians.

Support Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)
800 Bradbury Drive SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
www.scme-support.org

Engage and learn from the Support Center for Microsystems Education team so that you can better prepare your students for the future in micro-nano technologies.

Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students (DeafTEC)
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
www.deaftec.org

A National Center of Excellence that serves as a resource for educators and employers with the goal of increasing the number of deaf and hard-of-hearing STEM technicians.

VMware IT Academy
1155 Perimeter Center West
Atlanta, GA 30338
www.vmware.com/company/research/it-academy.html

Teach emerging technology skills in cloud computing and virtualization to build a better workforce! Visit us for an overview of the VMware IT Academy academic courses, a customized webstore, and vouchers. With the right skills, success is virtually guaranteed.