OP-TEC hosted the 8th annual Optics and Photonics College Network (OPCN) meeting and industry site visits during the 2016 HI‐TEC conference in Pittsburgh, July 25-28. The NSF ATE national and regional photonics centers and partner colleges joined colleagues from other high technology fields to offer several presentations and exhibits during the conference.
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 Educating America’s 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. Attendees have the option to choose from approximately 15 preconference workshops and industry site tours during the first 2 days, followed by the 2-day main conference featuring keynote speakers and 60+ breakout sessions. The conference included an awards luncheon and Technology Showcase with an exhibitor reception, door prizes, and more!
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