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Fall Conference -
November 2, 2018


Will be held at Mott Community College




November 2, 2018
Fall Conference at Mott Community College



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To encourage and foster communication, networking, and partnerships among design and manufacturing industry companies, their professional associations, government, and all educators across Southeast Michigan.

The DMA supports educational networking with design and manufacturing organizations, their professional associations, and government offices to ensure accurate career information is available to educators and students. Additionally, that academic programs and curricula are developed that are appropriate to the skills required for the jobs that do (and will) exist in these industries in the future.

The DMA encourages and arranges design and manufacturing opportunities, e.g. tours, internships, co-ops and job shadowing for educators and students.

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) is critical to filling the number of openings in today’s growing economy. A CTE experience prepares students for opportunities in all the various career pathways.

On November 2, 2018, the Michigan Design and Manufacturing Alliance (DMA) will host a conference titled,“Technical Career Pathways and Options – Putting the ‘T’ in STEM” at Mott Community College in Flint.

The conference will feature CTE success stories and highlight currently available best practices. The keynote speaker for the event is Mandi Damman, Chief Engineer for Autonomous Vehicles, General Motors. Other speakers will discuss Michigan’s Marshall Plan for Talent, the MI Bright Future program and best STEM practices in Genesee County. The event will also feature an area-wide student panel.

The DMA conference is free, but registration is required.s.



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