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Manufacturing Fast Track Program

Date: January 1st, 2019 at 9:00 AM to OPEN ENROLLMENT! START ANYTIME!

800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport.

The Manufacturing Fast Track Program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) allows individuals to update their machining/CNC skills in as little as three months.

The customizable Manufacturing Fast Track Program provides:

  • Up to 40 hours of instruction in computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manual machining, CNC, or additive manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Additional online coursework to support the one-on-one instruction

Training is available at RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers in Huntington, Charleston or Bridgeport. Open enrollment – start anytime. Depending on employer schedules these could be a 3-4 month course. Night courses can be scheduled.

If our accelerated training schedule interests you, contact us at 800.469.RCBI (7224) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

NCDMM SUMMIT 2019

Date: May 8th, 2019 at 8:00 AM to to May 9th, 2019 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM (Reception)

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 724-539-5141

Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort & Conference Center-132 Pine Ridge Road Blairsville, PA 15717 Information: https://ncdmmsummit.org/sponsorship/

NCDMM’s premier annual event for encouraging collaboration and partnerships among manufacturers, government, industry, and academia to advance manufacturing technologies.

May 8th will be an interactive day of presentations and networking. Following the day’s presentations, there will be a reception for attendees to continue networking, gain an understanding of project displays, and build mutually beneficial partnerships. On May 9the, a Golf Outing will conclude NCDMM’s Summit 2019 event. Golfers will enjoy a great day on the links while continuing to network with fellow Summit attendees.

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Army Corps CNC & 3DP

Date: May 14th, 2019 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

​Workshop

Industry 4.0 with RCBI - Robotics: The Evolution of Automatic in Manufacturing

Date: May 22nd, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information contact Jamie Cope, 304-781-1680.

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

Join us May 22nd from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at RCBI Huntington for our continuing series of Industry 4.0 workshops – Robots.

Automation doesn’t have to be intimidating or expensive. Join us for a free presentation top learn how robot can improve efficient and our bottom lie. Featuring presentation by Hirebotics and Amtek Company, Inc.

Register Here.

Southern West Virginia Business & Adventure Expo

Date: May 31st, 2019 at 10:00 AM to June 1st, 2019 to 9:00 PM

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)- phone: 304-252-7328 fax: 304-252-7373

Crossroads Mall -5475 Robert C Byrd Dr. Mount Hope, WV 25880

Thursday May 30 – Set Up Day & Business After Hours

RESERVE YOUR EXHIBITOR SPACE

Supplier Diversity Program Launch

Date: May 31st, 2019 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Director Office of Purchasing Marshall University, at 304-696-3157

Marshall University Memorial Student Center, Shawkey Dining Room-1650 Fifth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 Marshall University's Office of Purchasing

This is a Workshop for current and potential vendors.

Register Here.

*The luncheon is a part of Marshall University’s Office of Purchasing series of upcoming events.*

3D Printing & Maker Camp, So. Charleston WV

Date: June 10th, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM daily through June 14th, 2019

For questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659

RCBI Charleston 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive South Charleston, WV 25303

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer Maker Camps in June and July. Campers from middle school to high school age will have firsthand experience in 3D design, 3D printing, assembly, coding, soldering, basic electronics, electromagnetism and hydraulics. Campers will explore careers in manufacturing and technology as they tour a local business, startup or production facility.

Engaging activities introduce an entrepreneurial mindset and, open eyes to new approaches and possibilities; building experience and confidence. A Maker Fest at the end of the week will give campers an opportunity to share their creations, and all they’ve learned, with you!

Don’t hesitate. Seating is limited, and we hope to see you and your campers right here at RCBI!

Register Here.

Raspberry Pi User Group

Date: June 11th, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), RCBI Maker Space/STEM Coordinator.

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. The regular RCBI meetups-which occur the second Tuesday of each month- assemble individuals who are familiar with digital technology to encourage and support newbies who are also interested in creative, fun projects using a combination of talent, tools and Pi technology. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

Chemical & Polymer Supply Chain Expo

Date: June 13th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1668

Valley Park Conference Center (Hurricane Wave Pool)-1 Valley Park Dr., Hurricane, WV RCBI, Advantage Valley, WV Development Office

The Robert C. Byrd Institute, along with Advantage Valley and the WV Development office, will sponsor the Chemical and Polymer Supply Chain Expo event on June 13th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Valley Park Conference Center in Hurricane, WV.

Manufacturers interested in becoming suppliers for these state industries and those who would like to expand operations are encouraged to participate in the event. There will be one-on-one networking sessions with our host companies including Kureha, Optima, MATRIC, Clearon, Rubberlite, and more. Registration for these one-on-one sessions begins at noon.

Register online for this free event at http://www.rcbi.org/go/chemicalexpo.

3D Printing & Maker Camp, Williamson, WV

Date: June 24th, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM daily through June 28th, 2019

For questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659

Southern WV Community &Technical College:1601 Co Hwy 52/27, Williamson, WV 25661

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer Maker Camps in June and July. Campers from middle school to high school age will have firsthand experience in 3D design, 3D printing, assembly, coding, soldering, basic electronics, electromagnetism and hydraulics. Campers will explore careers in manufacturing and technology as they tour a local business, startup or production facility.

Engaging activities introduce an entrepreneurial mindset and, open eyes to new approaches and possibilities; building experience and confidence. A Maker Fest at the end of the week will give campers an opportunity to share their creations, and all they’ve learned, with you!

Don’t hesitate. Seating is limited, and we hope to see you and your campers right here at RCBI!

Register Here.

3D Printing & Maker Camp, Huntington WV

Date: July 8th, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM daily through July 12th, 2019

For questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer Maker Camps in June and July. Campers from middle school to high school age will have firsthand experience in 3D design, 3D printing, assembly, coding, soldering, basic electronics, electromagnetism and hydraulics. Campers will explore careers in manufacturing and technology as they tour a local business, startup or production facility.

Engaging activities introduce an entrepreneurial mindset and, open eyes to new approaches and possibilities; building experience and confidence. A Maker Fest at the end of the week will give campers an opportunity to share their creations, and all they’ve learned, with you!

Don’t hesitate. Seating is limited, and we hope to see you and your campers right here at RCBI!

Register Here.

Raspberry Pi User Group

Date: July 9th, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), RCBI Maker Space/STEM Coordinator

RCBI Huntington 1050 4th Ave Huntington WV 25701

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. The regular RCBI meetups-which occur the second Tuesday of each month- assemble individuals who are familiar with digital technology to encourage and support newbies who are also interested in creative, fun projects using a combination of talent, tools and Pi technology. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise.

3D Printing & Maker Camp, Bridgeport, WV

Date: July 22nd, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM daily through July 26th, 2019

For questions contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 304-781-1659

RCBI Bridgeport: 2400E Benedum Industrial Dr. Bridgeport, WV 26330

The Robert C. Byrd Institute will offer Maker Camps in June and July. Campers from middle school to high school age will have firsthand experience in 3D design, 3D printing, assembly, coding, soldering, basic electronics, electromagnetism and hydraulics. Campers will explore careers in manufacturing and technology as they tour a local business, startup or production facility.

Engaging activities introduce an entrepreneurial mindset and, open eyes to new approaches and possibilities; building experience and confidence. A Maker Fest at the end of the week will give campers an opportunity to share their creations, and all they’ve learned, with you!

Don’t hesitate. Seating is limited, and we hope to see you and your campers right here at RCBI!

Register Here.