Siemens Provides Free Hands-On Workshop for Educators

Published 07.15.2010

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology
Automated Manufacturing & Machining

Three-day workshop offers hands-on instruction on some of Siemens' latest automation equipment Participants in a Technology Leadership Workshop held at Penn College by Siemens Penn College was the site recently of a Technology Leadership Workshop, presented free to educators through Siemens Industry Inc.'s Siemens Cooperates With Education program. The event attracted 15 educators from such local institutions as Bucknell University and Williamsport Area School District, as well as from colleges and universities in North Dakota, Michigan and Ohio. Among participants was Randall L. Moser, instructor of electronics and computer engineering technology at Penn College. The three-day, hands-on workshop gave the educators an opportunity to explore the next generation of automation technologies from Siemens. Following the session, each participant received a complimentary S7-1200 trainer package. The course was taught by Dennis Maginas, senior technical instructor at Siemens Industry Inc. It is the second of five Technology Leadership Workshops scheduled around the United States this summer.