Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) October 05, 2012
ETA’s Education Forum, hosted on the DePauw University campus for the last three years, is a technical engagement that brings together highly accredited technicians, educators, workforce development personnel and industry professionals. This is the ideal opportunity to form valuable business relationships, participate in hands-on training workshops with industry experts, as well as to earn continuing education credits. As an added convenience, ETA certification examinations can be scheduled to be taken during the Education Forum.
Technology Forecaster Jim Brazell will deliver the keynote speech. Sessions include: Renewable Energy Integrators and the Reality Show: Part I - Freedom Field Renewable Energy as a Catalyst for Education and Economic Development, Part II - Renewable Energy Integrator Internships at Freedom Field Renewable Energy; Test and Measurement 101: ETA Technology Series 2012; Cellular Wireless, how we got where we are; Lightning Protection Installation Training; Helping Educators Get Things Done: Tech Tools to Get More out of Work and Life; Electronics Technician Careers in the Intelligent Grid of Tomorrow - Preparing Today; Antenna Testing and the Importance of PIM Testing in Wireless Networks; RF Site Safety & Construction; How to Become a Certified Service Center; Going Mobile: A Strategy to Provide Training On-Site; An Adventure: Developing a New Transformer and Developing New Magnetic Material Tests; When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine: How we got ourselves into this mess and how we are going to get out of it.
In addition to the general sessions and training workshops, attendees will enjoy the Networking Reception, Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, as well as ETA’s Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet.
Meet respected authors at ETA’s Education Forum and enjoy a free book signing. ETA International is proud to have its board chairman, Bill Woodward, FOD, co‐author of “Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber‐Optic Networking,” 4th Edition, signing the latest edition of his book at this year’s forum. Also available for book signings will be respected authors Jay Warmke, Blue Rock Station, “WHEN THE BIOMASS HITS THE WIND TURBINE: How we got ourselves into this mess, and how we are going to get out of it,” and Gary Rockis, American Technical Publishers, “ELECTRICAL MOTOR CONTROLS for Integrated Systems”.
For more information on the 2012 ETA Education Forum, including full registration, session descriptions and speaker biographies, call ETA at (800) 288-3824 or visit the website at http://www.educationforum.info
Download this press release at – http://www.eta-i.org/pr/RegisterEducationForum.pdf.
ETA® International - Founded in 1978, Electronics Technicians Association International is a not-for-profit, professional association promoting excellence in electronics technologies through certifications. The association’s initiatives are to provide a prominent certification program of competency criteria and testing benchmarks that steer international electronic standards and renowned professional electronics credentials. Today, ETA has issued over 115,000 technical certifications covering more than 70 certification programs in a variety of electronics fields. The association consists of over 5,000 members, 625 Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) serving on various Industry Advisory Committees and 1,010 Exam/Certification Administrators (CA’s). (http://www.eta-i.org)