Instructor/Trainer Skills Conference

Join us at the Instructor/Trainer Skills Conference at the San Luis in Galveston, Nov. 8-9, 2023, for a 2-day conference and expo packed with actionable sessions, impactful forum interaction, valuable best-practice sharing, powerful networking & the latest in industry trends & expectations!

Who should attend? Process Technology Learning Professionals, including:

  • Industry Trainers
  • Industry Managers
  • College Decision Makers
  • Process Technology Instructors

The Instructor/Trainer track includes interactive sessions on essential topics including:

  • Project-based Learning for Technical Competency
  • Process Equipment Nomenclature/Distillation Basics
  • Teaching Methods & Skills for the Classroom and Lab
  • Lesson Plan Creation with Hands-On Activities
  • Soft Skill Development & Implementation
  • Establishing Culture -How is it established? Who is responsible?
  • Layering & Application of Knowledge
  • Process Safety Management
  • Using Simulators Productively to Teach & Train
  • Encouraging Student Success

The Industry Management/College Decision Makers track includes collaborative interaction on key focus areas including:

  • Industry/Education Partnership – What Good Looks Like
  • Staffing & Retention – Who Do You Hire? How Do You Train Them? How Do You Fill Knowledge Gaps?
  • Setting Expectations for Staff/Students & Encouraging Student Success
  • Establishing Culture – How is it established? Who is responsible?
  • Importance & Application of Leadership in a College Setting
  • Externships in Industry for Instructors

Group Forum topics will include:

  • 8 Core PTEC Courses: Good-to-Know/Need-to-Know
  • Brainstorming Session on Knowledge Gaps: Where are We Missing the Ball?
  • Industry Panel on Trends with Recent PTEC graduates & Important Skills/Qualities
  • How Do You Measure Success (Outcomes)?