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Jeremy Bout, Edge Factor Producer/Host, to Keynote MACWIC Technical Education Conference
Conference: March 11, 2013, Worcester Technical High School
January 31, 2013 – Worcester, Massachusetts -- The Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC), an alliance of next generation manufacturers that work to identify and solve workforce-related business needs, today announced that Jeremy Bout, Edge Factor Producer/Host, will be the keynote at this year's MACWIC Technical Education Conference, March 11, 2013. Bout will address the need to generate excitement for young people – and support from parents – in choosing a career in manufacturing.
Jeremy Bout is an independent producer who focuses on new media content creation. His diverse projects have ranged from shooting on the tracks with the Joe Gibbs NASCAR team to creating videos with Grammy-winning musicians in Nashville. Bout spent twelve years in design and tool engineering. With his versatile background in film, media, and manufacturing, he is able to produce creative films that tell real life manufacturing stories and show manufacturers to be the heroes.
Currently, Bout is the Producer/Host of The Edge Factor Show, a series that highlights the importance and excitement of modern manufacturing, with a particular emphasis on CNC machining. Episodes document real-life manufacturing and metalworking challenges, spotlighting the technology, people, and businesses that routinely face these challenges.
MACWIC Technical Education Conference
The MACWIC Technical Education Conference promotes the development of vocational-technical education within the state of Massachusetts. Emphasis is placed on continued support of vocational-technical education at the secondary, post-secondary, and adult levels. In addition, partnerships are fostered with business and industry in the training and retraining of the Massachusetts workforce. The conference includes technical conference sessions and networking opportunities for manufacturing professionals.
This year's conference will take place at Worcester Technical High School, March 11, 2013. The keynote presentation is free to all registrants. Following his talk, Bout will be available for questions.
The MACWIC Technical Education Conference is sponsored by Trident Machines, Inc., Haas Factory Outlet and SME Student Chapter 25.
The Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC) is a dynamic alliance of next-generation companies that work together to identify and solve workforce-related business needs. MACWIC members:
- Solve common business and workforce problems,
- Share best practices,
- Catalyze the workforce talent pipeline,
- Make a positive and lasting impact on the future of business and of Advanced Manufacturing in Massachusetts, and
- Network with other business and industry leaders as they grow an innovative member partnership from the ground up.
For more information, visit http://www.macwic.org.
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Worcester, MA 01605
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Telesian Technology Inc.
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Worcester, MA 01604 USA
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