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March 3, 2017
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Nominations are Open | Tech Nite 17 | May 3, 2017
First Tuesday Tech Meetup (3/7)
GENEDGE Workshops (3/21, 3/23, 4/11)
Job Opening: Associate Instructor of Technical Studies
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First Tuesday Tech Meetup
March 7th |5:30pm-7:30pm | Ruby's Arcade

Looking to connect and network with fellow techies? Join Rocktown Tech for their First Tuesday Tech Meetup, hosted by Chiedo.

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Wildlife Center of Virginia

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is one of the world's leading teaching and research hospitals for wildlife and conservation medicine. The Center uses an impressive array of cutting edge technology and social media tools to provide state-of-the art veterinary care to injured wildlife, professional training to veterinary and conservation professionals from more than 40 countries, and environmental education to the audiences worldwide, all in pursuit of its mission, "teaching the world to care about and care for wildlife and the environment."

GENEDGE Workshops
March 21st | March 23rd | April 11th

  • ISO 9001:2015 Transition * March 21 * Waynesboro, Va.This workshop is intended for companies who have ISO 9001:2008 registration and need a strategy for migrating to ISO 9001:2015. This course is valuable for any individuals directly involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining or auditing of an ISO 9001 QMS. Participants will receive: ISO 9001:2015 Guidebook (not the standard itself), Revised quality manual template, and a Certificate of Completion.For more information, click here.
  • Enterprise Development Growth Engine (EDGE) Program Introductory Workshop * March 23 * HarrisonburgLearn more about the Enterprise Development Growth Engine (EDGE) Program.
    For more information, click here .
  • Introduction to Lean Manufacturing * April 11 * BRCC / Weyers CaveLearn the Principles of Lean Manufacturing and how to apply them. During the simulation exercises - as a member of the production team of Buzz Electronics - you will apply Lean concepts such as standardized work, visual signals, batch-size reduction, pull systems, and more. Experience first hand how Lean improves quality, reduces cycle time, improves delivery performance, reduces Work-in-Process, and creates higher profits. For more information, click here
Job Openings: 
Associate Instructor of Technical Studies
From: Lord Fairfax Community College

This position will provide leadership for the applied trades and manufacturing certificates and programs in the Division of Business, Education, and Technology. Specific duties include coordinating various existing trades programs such as Electrical, HVAC, and Welding.  The position, in collaboration with engineering faculty, will also lead the development of new courses and programs relevant to a multi-craft/manufacturing technician program.   This instructor will coordinate high school "Trades Academy" programs and will lead the development of a trades academy for the Luray-Page County center location. This position may teach at off-site locations within the LFCC service region.  Fostering relationships with business and industry leaders, secondary partners, and the offices of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education (WSCE) is important for the position.  

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