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Expanding Michigan’s Microelectronic Talent Pipeline

Join us for a discussion on bolstering the microelectronics industry in Michigan, including new workforce development programs and the CHIPS Act and its potential impact. Learn about the SEMI Foundation’s efforts in partnership with the MEDC to create customized training for semiconductor companies and help Michigan workers join this growing industry. We will also explore workforce development aspects of CHIPS and how it can support Michigan as a leader in the tech and manufacturing sectors.




8:00 AM Registration and Check-in
9:00 AM Welcome
9:05 AM Keynote
9:25 AM Introduction to Michigan SCAN
The SEMI Career and Apprenticeship Network (SCAN) is a program created to meet the needs of Michigan’s growing semiconductor and microelectronics industry. SCAN focuses on earn-and-learn training models that teach the foundational and specialized skills needed for the well-paid, high-demand jobs in the industry, but also connects trainees with critical wrap-around services and community resources
9:40 AM Panel Discussion
CHIPS in Michigan: Benefits of the CHIPS Act and Resources to Build a Talent Pipeline
10:15 AM “Chip In” Screening
Road Trip Nation Documentary
10:20 AM Closing Remarks
10:25 AM Networking and Refreshments

Attend the Chips in Michigan Forum

Join fellow industry employers, workforce and economic development professionals, stakeholders, and other experts at the CHIPS in Michigan Forum to learn about initiatives already available to grow Michigan’s semiconductor workforce, and what’s coming next.

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