CESMII 1ST WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION WORKSHOP BRINGS TOGETHER OVER 100 ATTENDEES
Los Angeles, CA – The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) held their first Workforce Development and Education Workshop on April 18-19, 2018. This workshop brought together both CESMII members and non-members from industry, academia and government organizations with a focus on the development of curricula and other educational programs to promote STEM education from K-12 through college level coursework and to educate the next workforce generation as Smart Manufacturing (SM) practices redefine manufacturing processes. Over 100 participants from approximately 65 distinct organizations participated in this two-day workshop. This national workshop was held using video conferencing, allowing the workshop to host four separate breakout groups for each of the three sessions held over the course of the two days.