Mar
23
5:30 PM17:30

Gala Awards Dinner

The top three Finalist Teams will be invited to attend the CME Manufacturing Week, Gala Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Teams will be presented with their trophy by a Deputy Minister. Up to two teachers and the full registered team (5 – 8 students) will be invited to attend free of charge.

Additional registered teachers, parents and/or administrators are welcome to attend at a cost of $80 +GST per plate. Confirmation of attendance is required no later than 9:00 am on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017.

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Mar
21
9:30 AM09:30

Discovery Program | Final Competition

The Final Competition is a full day of excitement, presentations, learning and fun held at the RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg running parallel to our Dare to Compete Conference.  The top 12 teams return to present their updated Business Plan to a panel of industry and education judges, test their completed hovercraft on a maneuverability and drag race track, and tour a local college or university! This is a fantastic time to connect with your peers. It is strongly encouraged that you watch other teams compete, discuss problem solving with teachers and network during the tours. Testing stations will be available for all students to allow for preparation and final testing before your presentation.

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Mar
14
to Mar 16

Career Discovery

  • RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Career Discovery is a hands-on activity centre that simulates the manufacturing cycle and showcases a variety of workplace technologies and high demand careers available in the modern world of manufacturing in Manitoba.  Each activity station simulates a step in the manufacturing cycle that begins with design, the building process and what it takes to complete a project in the final assembly phase.

For more discovery tools check out, careersymposium.ca

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Jan
1
to Jan 31

Discovery Program | Semi Final Competition

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

The Semi-Final Competition is a full day of excitement, presentations, learning and fun! All teams will present their Business Plan to a panel of industry and education judges, test their completed hovercraft on a maneuverability and drag race track, and tour a local college or university! This is a fantastic time to connect with your peers. It is strongly encouraged that you watch other teams compete, discuss problem solving with teachers and network during the tours. Testing stations will be available for all students to allow for preparation and final testing before your presentation.

The top 12 Finalist teams will be announced before closing of the Semi-Final Competition. The Finalist Teams are selected by the highest point score. Finalists will be given a packet with additional information, attendance at the Final Competition on March 22nd, 2016 will be mandatory for all finalist teams.

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Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

Youth in Manufacturing

  • Red River College (Notre Dame Campus – South Gym) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Students in Grades 9 and 10 will have the opportunity to tour an exciting, innovative local industry learning about their manufacturing processes which allow them to compete in the global marketplace. The students will spend the remainder of the day at Red River College touring areas key to manufacturing. They will then create a special project using the information and insight that they have gained throughout the day.

REGISTER at www.skillsmanitoba.ca

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Oct
5
9:30 AM09:30

Rock Discovery Day

  • Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

This year, to give students an advantage of gaining their knowledge at the beginning of their Discovery Program our mentor sessions have combined into one big day! All team members, supervising teachers and program parents are welcome to attend a full day learning forum including breakout sessions, prizes and a key note speaker. There is something for everyone!

All those planning to attending must register in advance, as this exciting day also includes lunch and snacks!  

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