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Manufacturing and Technical Education Seminar to be Held in June


The Human Resource Management Association of Arkansas will be hosting a manufacturing-focused event on June 13 in Little Rock.

Entitled “Developing World-Class Technical Talent,” the program will allow manufacturers and other technical companies to explain how they are creating work/study education programs to fill the pipeline for qualified workers.

During the program, there will be multiple experts who will be discussing technical education and manufacturing. Dennis Dio Parker, of Toyota North America, will be giving a talk entitled “Launching the FAME Success Story.” Gardner Carrick, of the Manufacturing Institute, will be talking about “Developing a National Footprint.” Tony Davis, of LAFAME-GeauxFAME Chapter, will discuss how to start and sustain a FAME chapter. Christopher Clark, of Lockheed Martin, will focus on how to bring FAME to Arkansas.

FAME, or the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, is an organization dedicated to developing technical talent for the manufacturing industry as well as other technical sectors. According to the FAME website, the organization is a “conduit between industry and education.”

Early registration for 1-3 attendees is $149 per attendee through May 29 and $129 per attendee for four or more attendees. Regular registration is $169 per attendee for 1-3 participants and $149 for 4 or more attendees. The regular registration runs from May 30-June 10.

The event will be held Thursday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Little Rock – Airport Conference Center.

To register, click here.

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