The Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI) will host the 2nd Tampa Bay ARM Regional Workshop at the Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center Fab Lab, at 2149 University Square Mall, Tampa 33612, on January 22, starting at 6pm.
The free workshop, designed for small and medium sized manufacturers, and related suppliers, educational, networking and advocacy organizations, will be led by ARM institute staff and provide an overview of ARM member priorities along with the ARMs Education & Workforce Investment Strategy. We'll have light foods and refreshments, opportunities for networking and discussion and an overview and tour of AMRoC. Attendees will also be able to share more about their needs and concerns to help strengthen the Tampa Bay industry network and improve resource availability for small to medium sized manufacturers. Full program will be available soon.
When and Where
The workshop is on January 22, starting at 6pm, at AMRoC Fab Lab at 2149 University Square Mall in Tampa, and will include light foods and refreshments, opportunities for networking and discussion and an overview and tour of AMRoC. *Please RSVP by January 15.*
About ARM (arminstitute.org)
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) is the nation’s leading collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, we accelerate the advancement of transformative robotic technologies and education to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness.
About AMRoC Fab Lab (AMRoCTampaBay.com)
The Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center (AMRoC) Fab Lab, a program of the Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FFCDI.org), aims to bridge the manufacturing and industry talent gap through robust project-based engineering education and training. We’re happy to announce that AMRoC has a permanent home at University Mall, near the University of South Florida, as part of the new mixed use, city center redevelopment plans for the Mall.
At AMRoC, people of all ages will explore science, technology, engineering, manufacturing and related education and career training and certification opportunities, with access to tools like CNC machines, laser cutters, 3D printers, hand and power tools, and more. Youth in FIRST robotics teams and other STEM competition programs can design, build, practice and meet at AMRoC Fab Lab and local entrepreneurs can access rapid prototyping and small scale manufacturing.
FCDI is a member of the ARM, Urban Manufacturing Alliance, DigiFab Alliance, and the Fab Lab Network.