Join us at the Moorhead High School Career Academy August 8-9, 2023, for the second annual  Minnesota Manufactured Technical Education Conference (2MTEC)

August 8-9, 2023, Moorhead, MN

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What is the 2MTEC?

The goal of this conference is to upskill technical educators, link manufacturing, manufacturing stakeholders, and education, to share best practices, learn about the latest technologies, and establish lasting relationships and partnerships. Educators will be better equipped to prepare students, who may pursue careers in advanced manufacturing. This year we will be at the Moorhead High School Career Academy, 2800 27th Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560.

This event will provide cutting-edge industry knowledge and educational best practices for teaching in-demand CTE skills across multiple conference tracks, including Mechatronics, Welding, Machining, Quality in Manufacturing, and Employability Skills. There will be multiple breakout sessions and hands-workshops focused on these topics, dynamic and engaging keynote speakers, manufacturing tours, exhibitor opportunities, and multiple networking opportunities.


The primary target audience is Secondary and Post-Secondary educators, but anyone interested in learning more about manufacturing careers and technical education is welcome to attend. You won’t find any canned curriculum here. Instead, educators can participate in hands-on activities in the different topic areas. In addition, you can expect several opportunities for networking, collaboration, and skill enhancement.

  • Explore best practices in education
  • Network with peers
  • Encounter new vendors and suppliers
  • Tour manufacturers
  • Position yourself as an expert
  • Have fun

The manufacturing industry is at a critical crossroads with workforce development efforts and the workforce shortage. Therefore, your input and expertise in the manufacturing industry are essential to shaping future employees’ education. Manufacturers should consider being a presenter at the conference. We need industry input on topics like:

  • Which credentials do students need to be industry-ready
  • Emerging trends in the industry
  • Partnerships to create opportunities for students
  • Access to industry information
  • Advanced manufacturing technologies in use today
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2MTEC Sponsors


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North Dakota State College of Science

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2MTEC Sponsors


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Hutchinson Manufacturing Holdings, LLC

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Paul Bunyan Communications

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