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Engineering Technology Forum



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. The ET Forum has me tthirty-two times since 1996 at 19 different colleges around the state.



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


Upcoming E.T. Forum Meeting:


April 8-10, 2015

Key West Community College, Key West FL

Please join us in Key West for this very special 34th Forum.



Previous E.T. Forum Meetings:

SEPT 25-26, 2014


Hosted at Gulf Coast State College (Panama City, FL)

You can watch it here on the day of the forum.


April 3-4, 2014

Hosted by

Polk State College

Bartow Campus
Advanced Technology Center
310 Technology Drive
Bartow, FL 33830



October 3-4, 2013

Hosted by
Brandon Campus
10414 E. Columbus Dr.
Tampa, FL 33619

Administration Building- Conference Room BADM 117



April 4-5, 2013 - ST. PETERSBURG COLLEGE

The 30th Forum for Engineering Technology will be held at SPC's new Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies (CCET) in Clearwater.



Clearwater Campus

2465 Drew Street Clearwater, FL, 33765

(727) 341-4378 or (727) 791-2642

Conference Center – ES Building AGENDA Thursday, April



September 27-28, 2012 - State College of Florida

Hosted by STATE COLLEGE of FLORIDA Manatee-Sarasota
Venice Campus
8000 S. Tamiami Trail,
Venice, FL 34293



March 29-30, 2012 - Indian River State College



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September, 2011: Lake City at Florida Gateway College


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You can find all of this year's presentations on this page.