Keynote Speakers

Preconference Workshop

Hotel & Transportation

Industry Tour

Wednesday Evening Networking Event

Keynote Speakers



"The Digital Manufacturing Technician"

Lyman Tschanz, Vice President of Manufacturing

Rockwell Automation



"Foxconn creating a Smart Ecosystem in Wisconsin:





"The Future of Work"

Todd McLees, CEO and Founder

Pendio Group, Inc.

Workshop Details

Preconference Workshop


"Building an Education & Industry Ecosystem"

(Wednesday, June 10, 2020, Noon to 4:00 p.m.)

Gateway Technical College SC Johnson iMET Center – M. Kopper Auditorium Room 102

Participants will engage in a comprehensive exploration of how Gateway Technical College has built an entire ecosystem around Industry 4.0 starting at the kindergarten grades all the way through postsecondary education. Areas of exploration include elementary Kids Labs, Middle School Robotics, High School Dual enrollment, Industry certifications, branding the college environment, and industry partnerships. This session is designed to provide you with the essential elements of the "Gateway Experience"

Speakers Include:

Bryan Albrecht, President, Gateway Technical college

Matt Janisin, VP Business & Workforce Solutions, Gateway Technical College

Stephanie Sklba, VP Community & Government Relations, Gateway Technical College

Katie Graf, Director High School Partnerships, Gateway Technical College

Sam Duczak, Dual Credit Manager, Gateway Technical College

Angie Anderson, KTEC, Kenosha Unified School District

Cheryl Kothe, CTE Coordinator, Kenosha Unified School District

Chris Neff, Director of Academies of Racine, Racine Unified School District

Lindsey Schmidt, REAL School, Racine Unified School District

Travis Wetzel, CTE Coordinator, Union Grove High School

Industry Tour


Evinrude, part of the BRP Marine Group, is a global manufacturer of outboard marine engines. A model of innovation, Evinrude developed the first commercially viable outboard engine in 1909. Celebrating 110 years of innovation in 2019, Evinrude’s engine line up, from 3.5 to 300 HP, offers customers superior value across a full range of applications while meeting all global emissions standards. For nearly 110 years, Evinrude has led years of invention, re-invention and innovation of outboard engine manufacturing. Leveraging BRP’s state-of-the-art manufacturing know-how and tradition of innovation will allow us to continue our development of innovative technology and production of user-friendly, fuel efficient, and environmentally friendly outboard engines.

Sponsorship Opportunities


 Would you like to be a sponsor of the 2020 NCATC Summer Workshop? 

Wednesday Evening Networking Event



Join us for an evening of fun and baseball history.  The Kenosha Kingfish of the Northern League play their home games on historic Simmons Field. This is the same field as the former Kenosha Twins of the Minnesota Twins and  Kenosha Comets of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. You will be entertained by King Elvis and all the extra activities of a minor league baseball game. Ticket price includes First Base group seating, unlimited food concessions and three drink coupons. Limited tickets have been reserved so order yours today. 

 Transportation to/from the game is included and will depart from the hotel around 5:30pm for the NCATC Night Out with the Kingfish which starts at 6:05pm 

Cost is $32 to cover the event and transportation.

Workshop Hotel



7111 Washington Avenue

Racine, WI  53406
NCATC has a block of rooms at Delta Hotels Racine

  • Special conference rate of $139 per night plus 13.1% tax (rates good for June 9, 2020 - June 12, 2020 Same rate for single or double occupancy / King Suite
  • Complimentary in-room Internet
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Make your hotel reservations online or by calling 800.228.9290 or 262.886.6100

Special rate is good through Saturday, May 23, 2020.   



The workshop hotel is within easy driving distance of Mitchell International Airport (MKE) (20 miles) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) (60 miles). 

The hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

Visit the airport websites for information on transportation options. Transportation will be provided between the hotel, iMET Center, industry tour, and other workshop events.

Registration Fees


Sponsorship Opportunities

Would you like to be a sponsor of the 2020 NCATC Summer Workshop?