February 13, 2018 – College of Lake County – Manufacturing the Future, Where we are and Where we can go – Save the Date – Registration will be posted soon!


Networking & Registration: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Program , Presentation, Q&A and continued Networking : 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Networking between CLC Students and Staff and SAME Members with pizza and salad food service

Special Guest Speaker:

Dr. Sciammarella will discuss the current and future state of advanced manufacturing in the US and the importance of STEM education in order to meet our future demands. Dr. Sciammarella is the Interim Chair for Mechanical Engineering Department at Northern Illinois University’s College of Engineering & Engineering Technology where his research is focused on laser enabled manufacturing. As the Director of the Advanced Research of Materials and Manufacturing Laboratory, the current focus is on Additive Manufacturing (AM) /3D Printing. He recently finished a $2.4 Million NIST Measurement Science in Additive Manufacturing award entitled “Development and Validation of Physics-Based Additive Manufacturing Models For Process Control and Quality Assurance” that was a successful collaboration with QCML, Northwestern University, IMEC, FMA, and ASM. They developed a solid foundation for processing control and modeling in metal 3D printing. In 2011 he served as the competency area manager for the Laser Materials Processing Group that is part of the National Laser Centre at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Dr. Sciammarella was previously technical chair for the RAPDASA in 2012. He also participated with South Africa’s first technology implementation roadmap for AM. He currently serves on the America Makes Roadmap Advisory Group for AM. This group is providing the vision and direction to America Makes stakeholders and partners in order to accelerate AM technologies and amplify our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness.

Additional information will be posted soon.

2018 Seabee Ball for Naval Station Great Lakes & Area – Saturday, March 3, 2018 – All are welcome. Wadsworth Banquet North Shore, Wadsworth, IL (Midlane Golf Course)We are writing to invite you to the 2018 Seabee Ball on March 3, 2018 in Wadsworth, IL.  Please come and join us as we celebrate our military and civilian sailors serving in the world’s finest Navy.

Please encourage widest dissemination of this email/information to encourage maximum participation, while considering OPSEC concerns. We’d love to see you all there.

What:     2018 Seabee Ball for Naval Station Great Lakes & Area

When:    Saturday, March 3, 2018 @ 1800

Who:      Seabees and Friends, All are welcome

Where:  Wadsworth Banquet North Shore, Wadsworth, IL (Midlane Golf Course)

Why:      Because the proud Navy Seabees and Civil Engineer Corps history demands we celebrate it annually. This year our guest speaker will be Mayor Thomas Schneider of Florissant, Missouri. Mayor Schneider is a proud Veteran of NMCB 74 who served two tours in Vietnam, later in Guantanimo Bay, and later commissioned in the CEC Reserves.

Tickets:   Registration and Ticket Sales at https://www.eventzilla.net/events  or https://goo.gl/TU62BU

Note: Ticket prices have increased by $5/ticket from last year, but beer/wine/soda will be complimentary for the duration of the evening. All attendees must plan ahead for a safe ride home!

With questions, please contact LT John Parizek at john.parizek@navy.mil

CLICK HERE to view the flyer.