New Collar Innovation Center

Fostering Innovation in Workforce training, STEM education, entrepreneurship to create New Collar opportunities, and prototyping life-changing products!

Grand Opening
August 6 -15th 2021 

A celebration of our new facility at:
Santa Fe Higher Education Center
1950 Siringo Road
Santa Fe NM

 

Friday August 6th
Opening Ceremony with Mayor Alan Webber
3:30 -5:00pm

Opening Ceremony includes welcome from Santa Fe Community College President Becky Rowley and Santa Fe Mayor Webber Announcement of Best in 3D Printing Art Show 

Unveiling “Rosie the Riveter” 8′ tall sculpture made of over 2600 3D Printed parts crowdsourced from over 700 3D Printing enthusiasts on loan from We The Builders

All art pieces will be on exhibit at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center from August 6 – 15, 2021
during our grand opening celebration.

Facility tour, including unveiling of NEXA3D production 3D Printer.
Because SFCC is operating at 50% capacity, it is imperative to register to attend.
We have made this a small fundraiser since we can only accommodate 30 people.

Saturday August 7th 

10 am – 5 pm 
Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.  Demos, give aways for the whole family!

10 am -2 pm   Free Quadcopter Mini-Drone Demo
10 am – 2 p.m. – Job Training Fair
3 pm – 5 pm  – Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About 3D Printing workshop & New Collar Innovation Center lab tour

Sunday August 8th
10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

10 am – 2 p.m. – Job Training Fair

10 am – 12 noon  – Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About 3D Printing workshop & New Collar Innovation Center lab tour

2 pm – 4 pm – How New Collar Jobs Can Bridge the Wealth Gap 
Info session on the power of New Collar Jobs that are needed across industries

Monday August 9th

10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

10 am – noon – Job Training Fair

10 a.m. – noon. Workshop for K – 12 educators
Beyond STEM:  Using new digital tools like 3D Printing to teach across curriculum

1-2:30pm – Discussion: Why is Innovation Important?
Moderator: Sarah Boisvert, New Collar Network
Innovators:
John Rizzo, NM Innovation Triangle
Vince Kadlubek, Co-founder & Former CEO Meow Wolf
Jennifer Sinsabaugh, CEO, NM Manufacturing Extension Partnership
While this program is free, SFCC is operating at 50% capacity, so it is imperative to register here

 

Tuesday August 10th

10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

10-11am  Innovating Broadband
Overview of NM Broadband Initiatives
Kelly Schlegel, Advisor on NM State Broadband Planning
Short Range Broadband Demo – Optipulse 
While this program is free, SFCC is operating at 50% capacity, so it is imperative to register here!

4 – 5 pm Workforce Training Fair

Wednesday August 11th


10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

11 am – 1 pm Glowing Pinwheel Middle Schooler workshop 

4-5:30pm – New Mexico Chapter of Women in 3D Printing Meeting and Tours of the Facility

Thursday August 12th
10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Augmented Reality Demo, RealityX2
Demonstration and AR book, People of the New Collar Workforce, available for sale

3 – 4:30 p.m.   – Innovating Education
Workshop/Discussion led by Santa Fe Community College President Becky Rowley, Ph.D.

Friday August 13th

10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

11 am – 1 pm Innovating Entrepreneurship

3 – 5 pm Workforce Training Fair

Saturday August 14th

10 am – 5 pm – Mobile Fab Lab Rodeo from Forest CNC, Phoenix AZ
Featuring two mobile digital fabrication labs with CNC routers, 3D Printers, laser cutters & more.

10 a.m. – noon pm Glowing Pinwheel Middle Schooler workshop 

11 am – 2 pm Workforce Training Fair

PLUS Watch this space for more workshops, demos, and wildly innovative experiences!

Click below link to enter your 3D Printed designs in the 3D Printing Art Show 

New Collar Innovation Center Opening Art Show Application | New Collar Network  

Pieces will be on exhibit at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center from August 6 – 15, 2021
during our grand opening celebration. 

See the 3D Printed Rosie the Riveter sculpture on loan from We The Builders
at the New Collar Innovation Center grand opening!