8:30AM – 9:30AM
Linda Moholt, Tualitan Chamber of Commerce
Mike Snell, Lam Research
David Perry, Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program (ORTOP)
Aaron Fox, OMEP
The Tualatin Mobile Makerspace will be set up at the news conference. The “do it yourself” space provides hands-on learning experiences and critical thinking opportunities for youth interested in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). To date, more than 5,000 students in the Tigard-Tualatin School District have benefited from the makerspace.
Additionally, students who are part of the FIRST® robotics teams at Wilsonville High School and Glencoe High School will be showcasing their robots built through the program. For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology and engineering.
Oregon MFG Day Presenting Sponsor Lam Research supplies advanced wafer fabrication equipment to semiconductor manufacturers. More than 60 manufacturers in the Portland-Vancouver Metro Area will participate in MFG Day tours and events by opening their doors to local high school students.
“Lam Research believes in the spirit of Manufacturing Day to get students excited about the advanced manufacturing companies in our community,” said Mike Snell, Managing Director, Tualatin Manufacturing at Lam Research. “We celebrate that effort not just today but year-round, with partnerships that support K-12 STEM education and career technical education, to strengthen the talent pipeline for our industry.”
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