Spring 2022 ET Forum
March 31, 2022 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM – April 1, 2022 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Broward College North Campus
Building 46 – Room 152
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066
Parking information for Broward College North Campus
When parking in front of Bldg 46 (off Perimeter Rd), there are ample spots available in the student area of Lots A and J for visitors. These are the two lots closest to the event location. (Please use visitor spots: only Broward College faculty and staff may park in their designated locations per the parking policy, and require hang tags.)
Hotel block information coming soon.
Upcoming ET Forum Tech Talks
Tech Talk # 6
An Industry 4.0 Case Study: Tool Condition Monitoring for CNC Machining
Presented by: Dr. Nancy Diaz-Elsayed, Sohan Nagaraj, and Donald McCleeary
Thursday, January 20, 2022 11AM – 12PM EST
Tech Talk # 7
Applications of Machine Learning in Smart Manufacturing
Speaker: Dr. Dazhong Wu
Friday, February 18, 2022 10AM – 11AM EST
The Florida Forum on Engineering Technology (E.T. Forum) is an important vehicle to bring together the diverse and geographically dispersed colleges with common issues and challenges. The Forum is a semiannual 2-day meeting of community college engineering technologies faculty in Florida. FLATE utilizes the Forum to strengthen its Technology Consortium; share its activities and projects; provide professional development; bring industry and academics together; engage faculty and administrators in statewide curriculum reform; and keep in touch with new and ongoing college program issues and concerns.
E.T. Forum Impacts
- Led curriculum reform for statewide associate degree programs
- Provided a foundation for strong partnerships between colleges
- Started reform and reorganization of common course numbering for relevant courses
- Unified input to Perkins IV state implementation plan
- Supported CAPE and other CTE legislation
Need More Information?
The ET Forum has met thirty-nine times since 1996 at 21 different colleges around the state. You can find ET Forum presentations and resource files on FLATE’s Wiki, filed by year.
Previous E.T. Forum Meetings:
Date: October 26, 2021 – Hybrid (Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando FL & Virtual)
Date: March 19 and March 26, 2021 – Location: Virtual
Date: April 2-3, 2020- Eastern Florida State College
Date: October 17-18, 2019 – Seminole State College, Central Florida
Date: March 28-29, 2019 – Suncoast Technical College, Sarasota, FL
Date: November 1-2, 2018 – St Petersburg College, St Petersburg, FL
April 12-13, 2018 – South Florida State College, Avon Park, FL
September 21-22, 2017 – College of Central Florida (www.cf.edu)
March 30-31, 2017 – Chipola College
Sept 22-23, 2016 – Daytona State College
Mar 31-April 1, 2016 – Lake Sumter State College
More information, presentations files, handouts, etc can be found on FLATE’s wiki filed by year behind the presentation button.