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Register for the 2019 national conference 

"Racing Through Industry 4.0" April 3-5, hosted by Ivy Tech Community College at Crowne Plaza Union Station, Indiana.

Racing Through Industry 4.0 Conference Program and Registration--includes hotel link

ATEA 2019 National Conference Trade Show--"Racing through Industry 4.0" hosted by Ivy Tech Community College Indiana

Racing Through Industry 4.0 Sponsorships--include trade show booths

questions call ATEA office at 612-381-3315

Racing Through Industry 4.0

Conference Chair, Sue Smith

Sue Smith, Ivy Tech Community College Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied Science, invites you to attend the 2019 ATEA National Conference on Technical EducationApril 3 -5, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Union Station,Indianapolis, Indiana

This premier conference will empower you to implement the current and future changes needed in technical education to address the workforce skills sets needed in the fourth industrial revolution and beyond. Industry participants and educators will leave the conference with new ideas, strategies and a certification to train and educate in these exciting times where automation, robotics, digitization, and artificial intelligence span and unite sectors and programs.  The future is coming. Join us in Indianapolis and let's get to the future first!

The conference registration includes keynote speakers, a trade show, breakout sessions, industry tours, and an opening night reception at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.  An unforgettable dinner will be provided at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4th; home of the Indianapolis Colts.  Sue Smith

Opening Keynote

sponsored by 


Titan Gilroy is the CEO of TITANS of CNC.  He inspires and empowers educators and industry partners to build networks that employ new ways of teaching, connecting students with  workforce.  You will want to send a team to hear Titan!

Wednesday April 3, 2019

Plenary Session

James Wall,is Executive Director of Smart Automation Certification Alliance, SACA. Jim will share best practice for implementing assessments, curriculum, and acquiring equipment...  all the information you need to know to  become an Industry 4.0 certification site

Thursday April 4, 2019 

Dinner Keynote

John McDonald is the award winning CEO of ClearObject; a company named fastest growing IT company in Indiana for the past four years.  McDonald works on the cutting edge of the IT sector.  He will share his expertise on how to harness the data and skillsets necessary to meet the ever changing demands of the IT sector

Friday April 5, 2019

Closing Keynote

Dr. Randy Swearer, Vice President Learning Futures, Autodesk.  Randy brings his passion for higher education leadership and strategy to address the complex global challenges on our era.  He will transform the way you think of education and the workforce of the future.

Thank you Paul Perkins, President and CEO of Amatrol, Jeffersonville, Indiana

Platinum sponsor of "Racing Through  Industry 4.0"

Paul Perkins 

"Smart Factories"

President and CEO of Amatrol, will speak at the Lucas Oil Stadium Dinner on April 4, 2019.

Paul is an ATEA Board member and recipient of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year Award for 2018

Congratulations Paul on your service and support of technical education.  Thank you for being a platinum sponsor of the 56th ATEA national conference on technical education.

The American Technical Education Association Awards Luncheon

Award Presentation to 2019 Outstanding student, faculty, program and business 

Tribute  to ATEA Trustee, Dr. Harry Bowman, 1938-2018.   

China Education Association International Exchange CEAIE and ATEA's 

reenactment of the MOU signing on October 18, 2018 in Beijing

Tour 1: Eli Lilly and Ivy Tech Sims: Tour 2; Enderdel and Major Tool; Tour 3: Allison and Fed Ex; Tour 4: Beck's Hybrids

Tour 1

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Tour 1 

Ivy Tech Sims and anatomage table

Tour 2

EnerDel   super lithinum ion solutions and more

Tour 2

Major ToolMajor Tool & Machine

Tour 3

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Tour 3

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Tour 4 Beck's Hybrids's Hybrids

Register here for the conference and choose your tour 

Racing Through Industry 4.0 Conference Program and Registration

American Technical Education Association

premier association for the post secondary technical educator, with emphasis on professional development.

Dunwoody College of Technology
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Dr. Sandra Krebsbach, Executive Director

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