Technology conferences are all the rave nowadays and boy are there a lot of them. One worth noting is HI-TEC 2011. HI-TEC, or High Impact Technology Exchange Conference, is one of the biggest technological conferences of the year and takes place annually at the Hyatt regency in San Francisco from July 25 to July 28.
HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technical education where technical educators, counselors, industry professionals and technicians have a chance to meet people like them, form business relationships and increase their knowledge and skill in the technological industry.
The event, aimed at educating America's technical workforce, focuses on the preparation needed by the workforce of today as well as the workforce of the future for companies in the high-tech sectors that are vital in making our nation's economy advance and run smoothly.
There are a lot of things to explore at HI-TEC 2011. The event explores the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies like electronics, micro and nano technologies, advanced manufacturing technologies, technicians in the workplace, engineering technologies, learning and evaluation, biotechnology and chemical process technologies, information, geospatial and security technologies and the best practices in technology education.
HI-TEC is focused at attendees like faculty from universities and community colleges, industry professionals, workforce development advocates, counselors, high school teachers and technicians.
HI-TEC is also supported by the National Science Foundation. The National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program seeks to strengthen the skills of technicians whose work is essentially important to the nation's prosperity and security. Through collaborations with two-year institutions and industry, ATE centers and projects ensure that the future technical workforce receives the necessary tools and education in order to excel professionally as well as meet the needs of the ever-growing high-tech industries.
HI-TEC 2011 will be taking place from July 25, 2011 until July 28, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco, California.