Reminder – APOMA Special Events are planned for Optifab on 10/20!

APOMA General Meeting
October 20, 2021 ∙ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, Joseph A Floreano Riverside Convention Center, Highland E/F

Items on the agenda include:
Available Training Grant Funds
New Optics Manufacturing Apprenticeship and insight about upcoming panel
Optics Quality Standard Progress
AmeriCOM authorization and status
Relevant International Trade Regulations
Proposed mentorship program

Panel Discussion on Funding and Support to Establish Registered Apprenticeships to Address Critical Workforce Shortages
October 20, 2021 ∙ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Joseph A Floreano Riverside Convention Center, Exhibition Hall

A lively panel discussion to address the needs and challenges of optics apprenticeships for the Optical Fabrication Industry. Funding is available for manufacturers that would like to participate, but the program expires in September of 2022. If you’ve been on the fence about an apprenticeship program at your facility – the time to act is NOW!