15 Predictions for 2022: Tech Trends To Have On Your Radar

We’re preparing to see some major disruptions in 2022, in education, in the workforce, in our economic models, and certainly in technology. We’ve compiled all this data into 15 predictions to help you as you strategically plan your year.

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Dr. Bill Pink: Relevance & Responsiveness in Higher Education

Higher Education: Are you paying attention to the needs of your community? We had an incredible conversation with Dr. Bill Pink, President of Grand Rapids Community College, on the future of work and the vital role technical and community colleges play in it.

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Matt Kirchner: The Group That’s Totally Missing the Industry 4.0 Train

Industry 4.0 is like a freight train coming rapidly down the tracks…and there’s one group who’s at risk for missing it altogether. Matt Kirchner talks about who’s missing the train, how to get on it, and the consequences of missing it altogether.

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Mike Cicco: Why Schools Should Teach Industrial Robotics & Automation

Our world is becoming more automated, and we need a workforce trained to program and operate industrial robots, cobots, CNC machines and controls. FANUC America CEO Mike Cicco talks all about the future of automation in industry and education.

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BMO Financial Group: How Digitization is Disrupting the Financial Sector

Digitization is causing major disruption to how we manage finances – both commercially and as individual consumers. Leaders from BMO Financial Group talk done. with us about how Industry 4.0 is changing the way banking is done.

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Todd Wanek: Technology and Talent in an Industry 4.0 Workforce

Todd Wanek, CEO of Ashley Furniture, discusses how Industry 4.0 necessitates a total transformation of manufacturing technology, processes, how we train and reskill employees, and what we’re teaching in CTE programs.

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Morna Foy: How the WTCS is Strengthening Wisconsin’s Economy

Dr. Morna Foy, President of the Wisconsin Technical College System, sits with us to discuss how the state’s colleges are aligned on a singular mission to strengthen the economy through hands-on learning, apprenticeships, strong employer relationships, credentials and dual credits, and more.

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Blake Moret: Leading the Smart Manufacturing Revolution

Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation, discusses Rockwell’s investment in emerging industrial technologies, developing workforce training programs and building education partnerships.

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Nick Pinchuk: Heroes of our Time – Restoring the Dignity of Work in America

Nick Pinchuk, Chairman and CEO of Snap-on, talks about restoring the dignity of work in our culture, especially in manufacturing and the skilled trades. Manufacturers are the heroes of our time, and tech ed students will be the heroes of tomorrow.

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Ron Wanek: From Farm to Forbes 400

Ron Wanek’s life story embodies the American Dream. From humble beginnings on a family farm in rural Minnesota, Ron grew the largest furniture manufacturer in the world: Ashley Furniture Industries.

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