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Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM): MFG Day 2022

Disputanta, VA
10:00am - 2:00pm UTCUTC
In-person Event
CCAM will host 150 students for an MFG Day event on Friday October 7th as part of a national effort to showcase the reality of modern manufacturing careers and connect with America's future workforce - students.

CCAM will open its doors for to students, parents and community members to experience first-hand the high-tech and innovative work environments that await those who pursue careers in modern manufacturing.

WHEN: Friday, October 7th, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Opening remarks and introduction to Central Virginia FAME
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Manufacturing Careers: with speakers from Industry role models and mentors
12:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Education Networking (with Industries, Universities, and 2 year degrees)
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hands-on Robotics & Automation Demos

5520 West Quaker Road
Prince George County, VA 23842

WHO: Students from Prince George High School, Dinwiddie High School, Chesterfield Technical Center, Mecklenburg County High Schools, Central VA FAME, Southside Virginia Community College, Southern Higher Education Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, and Virginia State University, parents and counselors.

WHY: There is an increasing demand for highly skilled professionals in the manufacturing sector who can design, program and operate technology. Over the next decade, manufacturers will need to fill 4.6 million jobs. Organized by The Manufacturing Institute - the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers - MFG Day is designed to introduce young people and others in the community to the thriving manufacturing industry to change perceptions of manufacturing and highlight the high-tech and innovative companies that are solving tomorrow's challenges today.
Organization Information
Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM)
The Central Virginia Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (Central VA FAME) - Central Virginia Chapter's mission is to create a pipeline of global-best, entry-level multiskilled maintenance technicians to support manufacturers in and near Prince George County. Central Virginia FAME delivers the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program to develop and grow...
Contact Information
Betsey Odell
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5520 West Quaker Road
Disputanta, VA 23842