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Event DetailsFacility Tour / Presentation
October 7, 2014 9:00am - 12:30pm
110 8th Street Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Troy, NY 12180
On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the Third Annual National Manufacturing Day endeavor will be kicked off at Rensselaer’s Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) by Jeremy Bout, host of the EdgeFactor television series. Jeremy Bout has hosted both live and virtual events to tens of thousands of educators, industry leaders and students across North America. Jeremy's enthusiasm and media rich presentations inspire the manufacturing leaders of today and recruit the leaders of tomorrow. This presentation will be available for a live audience, as well as streamed live to surrounding school districts with the technical support of NERIC. As part of his presentation, Jeremy Bout will moderate a panel discussion with recent graduates of RPI who are working in manufacturing. Students attending the presentation in person will have the chance to take guided tours of select labs on Rensselaer's campus.
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Rensselaer educates the leaders of tomorrow for technologically based careers. We celebrate discovery and the responsible application of technology to create knowledge and global prosperity. Rensselaer's mission is to achieve prominence in the 21st century as a top-tier world-class technological research university, with global reach and global impact. We believe strongly in supporting K-12 STEM education and contributing towards the development of future engineers.