The SME Education Foundation Student Summit event series delivers student-centric programming, hands-on challenges and competitions, technology demonstrations, and guided show floor tours at SME conferences and trade shows across the country.
Student Summit Event Series
Inspiring high school students to pursue manufacturing and engineering careers.
Student Challenges and Competitions
Students engage in challenges and competitions designed to teach them about manufacturing technologies while gaining hands-on experience and using different skills to achieve desired outcomes.
Guided Show Floor Tour
Students and educators discover new manufacturing technologies, processes, innovations and educational opportunities through a guided show floor tour interacting with manufacturing exhibitors.
Student-Centric Industry Experts
Students gain perspectives on manufacturing technologies, career pathways and the industry from notable industry speakers during each opening session of the Student Summit Event Series.
Upcoming Student Summits
place Long Beach, CA
Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2019
place Toronto, Ontario
place Greenville, SC
Student Summit Highlights
Learn why our Student Summit Event Series at SME events across the country inspire students to pursue manufacturing and engineering careers.
“My students really enjoyed the interaction with the drone building time and they were taken back by all the vendors and their willingness to talk to them about the trade. ”