2021 ATE Conference: Broadening Impact through Innovation
October 18-22, 2021


The virtual platform including access to all session recordings, chat transcripts,
ATE Connects materials, and student posters is open to registered participants until April 22, 2022.  

To access the virtual event platform, please click here.

The American Association of Community Colleges, with the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), hosted the 28th National ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference on October 18-22, 2021 as a virtual event.

The conference brought together more than 850 NSF ATE grantees and their project partners to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education. Key people working on ATE projects across the country will participate in the hybrid event. Conference participants represent community colleges, business and industry, secondary school systems, and four-year colleges covering projects in a wide variety of areas, such as information technology, engineering technology, micro- and nanotechnologies, chemical technology, biotechnology, and others.

The 2021 Virtual ATE Conference consisted of more than 40 sessions over five days including pre-conference workshops; plenary, concurrent, spotlight and demonstration sessions; student posters; and an ATE Connects session featuring highlights of 300 ATE projects and centers across the U.S. and the ability to engage with community college leaders in STEM technician education. To view the 2021 ATE Conference Program please click here

Please Save the Date for next year’s ATE Conference to be held October 26-28, 2022 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

For questions please contact ate@aacc.nche.edu.