ATE National Principal Investigators Conference
Technicians in the Green Economy
October 21-23, 2009
Omni Shoreham Hotel
The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation held the sixteenth national ATE Principal Investigators Conference, "Technicians in the Green Economy" at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference brought together approximately 800 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE projects across the country participated in the conference. Conference attendees represented community colleges, business and industry, secondary school systems, four-year colleges, and research and development centers covering projects in a wide variety of areas such as: information technology, engineering technology, micro- and nanotechnologies, chemical technology, biotechnology, and others.