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Upcoming Student Summits

Register your class to attend or volunteer to get involved and help us inspire the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent. 

The SME Education Foundation Student Summits deliver student-centric programming designed to provide high school students with their first taste of manufacturing. Summit programming at SME conferences and events feature keynote speakers, hands-on competitions, technology demonstrations and guided show-floor tours of exhibiting manufacturing companies. 

Upcoming Student Summits

Smart Manufacturing Experience

June 4, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA

See the latest advanced manufacturing technologies and the opportunities available within the manufacturing industry. Inspire your students to consider careers in manufacturing by exposing them to transformative technology from more than 150 manufacturing companies exhibiting additive manufacturing and 3D printing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, augmented reality and virtual reality, automation and robotics, cybersecurity, data analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things during guided show-floor tours.

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Volunteers Needed

Help inspire the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent at one of our hands-on competitions at upcoming student summits near you.

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. ”
Tate Ostiguy, Bay Path is Advanced Manufacturing Instructor