We have learned that this event has been postponed by the host location. When we find out the new date we will let you know. 

The need for skilled workers with automation training and certifications continues to grow. Please join us for a lively discussion with industry leaders about how automation is changing the landscape of the manufacturing sector.

Now, employers and schools can leverage world-class robotics and CNC technologies and educational programs to deliver hands-on, skills-based learning, preparing the future manufacturing workforce to succeed in high-wage, high-demand automation careers.

Hear from industry & education experts about the challenges facing the manufacturing sector and the opportunities that funding and educational programs can offer employers, workers and students. This event is open to K-12 educators, post-secondary educators and employers. There is no cost to attend, and lunch will be provided.

Following this event, please join us for a Happy Hour sponsored by Delkor at their location, address is:
4300 Round Lake Rd W, Arden Hills, MN
55112 from 3:30 to 5:30PM.

For more details and to register for this event click HERE.


FANUC: Aligning Skills for Industry & Education

Dunwoody College of Technology, 818 Dunwoody Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55403


Agenda Summary September 26th


8:30AM - 9:00AM – Coffee & light Breakfast (Sign in)

9:00AM - 9:10AM – Cibelly Abrol - FANUC Welcome to Dunwoody College & agenda overview

9:10AM - 9:35AM – E.J. Daigle - Overview of the Robotics Program

9:35AM – 10:00AM – Joe Baldiga - Overview about FANUC history/products

10:00AM - 10:25AM – Steve Kalina - MPMA - Advanced Manufacturing, CNC & Automation resources and partnerships for schools/colleges

10:25AM - 10:45AM – HS Teacher? Robotics instructional applications for the high school classroom (how do you inspire the future of the workforce)

10:45AM -11:10AM – Delkor Speaker – how is Delkor staying ahead of workforce issues and details about their partnership with Dunwoody College

11:10AM - 12:10PM – Panel moderated by Matt Kirchner – Panelists: E.J. Daigle (Dunwoody College), Joe Baldiga (FANUC), HS Teacher?, Delkor, Graco?, Steve Kaline (MPMA) Q&A

12:10PM – 1:00PM – Lunch @ McNamara Center

1:00PM – 2:30PM – Facility Tour and Showcase of Equipment. Tour schedule below

2:30PM – 3:00PM – Reassemble for Q&A followed by final considerations.

3:30pm – 5:30PM – Tour and Social at Delkor Systems located at 4300 Round Lake Rd W, Arden Hills, MN 55112

Tour/Workshop Schedule

Time 1:00PM - 1:30PM 1:30PM - 2:00PM 2:00PM - 2:30PM
Robotics Lab Green Blue Red
Manufacturing Lab Red Green Blue
Controls Engineering Lab Blue Red Green