ATE National Principal Investigators Conference
Teaching Tomorrow's Technicians Today:
Preparing America's Future Workforce
October 24-26, 2012
Omni Shoreham Hotel
The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation held the nineteenth national ATE Principal Investigators Conference, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference brought together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE projects across the country participate in the conference. Conference attendees represent 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.