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The ATMAE Annual Conference offers over 100 presentations, with peer-reviewed papers, representing the technology, and applied engineering community in a variety of disciplines. The educational breakout sessions and interactive workshops provide a unique opportunity for professionals and students to learn, and exchange ideas in an informal setting.

In addition to outstanding programming the ATMAE Student Division sponsors an Annual Robotics Competition featuring teams from student chapters across the country that compete with robots built on their own campuses. Other conference activities are also organized that are geared to prepare students or to demonstrate their capabilities for the competitive technologist and applied engineering workforce.

2019 Highlighted Activities:

  • Daimler Trucks North America (Freightliner) Plant Tour
  • Safety Workshop on Human Performance and Human Error
  • Opening Keynote on The Future of Work: Business & Technology Luminaries on the Next 20 Years
  • Gaston College - Center for Advanced Manufacturing Facility Tour
  • Central Piedmont Community College - Advanced Technology Center Facility Tour
  • Accreditation Self-Study Workshops
  • New Student Activity: Career Roundtables


The 2019 Annual Conference Committee is working on delivering exceptional programming, additional plant tours, interactive workshops, and other memorable networking activities for Charlotte. Visit the Conference Programming page often for updates.


2019 Conference Committee:                 

Amy Frank Conference Chair, East Carolina University
Dr. Eli Aba Pittsburg State University
Cindi Albrightson Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Dr. Rendong Bai Eastern Kentucky University
Dr. Ulan Dakeev Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Mrs. RaeJean Griffin University of Texas at Tyler
Dr. Cynthia Horta University of Central Missouri
Dr. Armen Ilikchyan  Utah Valley University 
Dr. Tarek Mahfouz Ball State University
Dr. John Martin Appalachian State University
Dr. Mark Miller University of Texas at Tyler
Dr. Richmond Nettey Kent State University
Dr. Ravindra Thamma Connecticut State University
Dr. Yuqiu You Ohio University