Supported by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program, HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with educating America’s technical workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.
HI-TEC explores the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies including:
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Bio and Agricultural Technologies
Energy and Environmental Technologies
Information, Communications, and Geospatial Technologies
Learning, Evaluation, and Research
Micro and Nanotechnologies
Attendees have the option to choose from approximately 15 preconference workshops and industry site tours during the first two days, followed by the two-day main conference featuring keynote speakers and 60+ breakout sessions. There will also be an awards luncheon and an exhibit hall with an exhibitor reception and more!
Community College and University Educators
High School Educators
Workforce Development Advocates
HI-TEC is produced by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) community. HI-TEC producers are prominently featured at the conference. HI-TEC is supported by the National Science Foundation and contributions from corporate and industry partners.