Welding an Example of Industry 2.0
There are significant career opportunities in welding all over the nation. Our own communities have a lot of these needs. These are skilled trades that compensate well. Welding professionals are very important to many businesses, and great careers for people with those aspirations. This session is sponsored by Gateway Technical College. Industry and Education experts will host a one-hour, panel discussion on welding. The objective is to introduce the topic to people interested in Welding as a career whether they are currently in school or considering a career change. Discussions will also cover the new trends and concepts in welding that you and your company will be interested to know. The final point will be to cover the career opportunities and the education required to make that a career.
Moderated by John Zehren
What will be covered?
- Panelist Introduction and Welding Overview
- Welding and its connection to technology
- Welding Programs in Education
- Welding Careers and Possibility
- Welding as it applies to Industry and Entrepreneurship
- Panelist to answer Viewer Questions
How to attend?
There are two ways to attend the workshop.
John ZehrenFab Lab Technician at Gateway Industrial Design Fab Lab
As Fab Lab Coordinator, John establishes and deploys outreach and interdisciplinary projects for instructors. He also conducts outreach both in schools and business. His focus is the integration of digital technology in fabrication, and how it can be applied in all disciplines.
Kyle Worzalawelding instructor at the Gateway Technical Collage
Kyle is an AWS member and works as a Welding Consultant. Kyle’s accomplishments include working as a Wisconsin State Weld Test Conductor, teaching Welding at the Elkhorn Area School district, instructs at local colleges, and offers private welding consultation. Kyle’s qualifications include WI State Weld Test Conductor, Certified AWS Welder, Certified AWS Welding Inspector, Certified AWS Welding Educator.
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