CAIC, in conjunction with the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium (SMHEC), held its June Membership Meeting at the Illinois Institute of Technology. During the event, participants.....
- Toured the Idea ShopTM -- State-of-the-art rapid-prototyping lab with 3-D Printers, CNC Machines, etc., and collaborative teaming areas. This lab serves as a hub for engaging alumni and corporate & community stakeholders as a cutting edge workplace and learning space.
- Explored sponsoring an IPRO Project -- Interdisciplinary teams of IIT students working in teams to tackle complex issues that are vital to an organization’s success. Several CAIC members have already partnered with IIT on successful projects.
- Learned about the SouthWorks Maker Lab Network -- Equipment/ Expertise at a community college near you!
- Heard about the Industrial Technology and Management Program -- Through an assessment of hundreds of Chicagoland manufacturing companies, a new kind of educational program was designed to serve industry by enabling technical specialists to pursue a relevant bachelor’s degree and advance into management.