The consortium organize regional career expo conferences each year. The location of the conferences will be rotated in the 5 regions the consortium serves (South Texas, Texas capital, Texas Alamo, Gulf Coast, Commonwealth of Virginia, and DC). The activities of each of the expos will include:
- Innovation demos, videos and special talks about defense manufacturing provided by students and faculty teams, engineers and scientist from industry partners and defense labs.
- Exhibits and Booths
- Additive manufacturing/3D printing
- Advanced materials
- Design-led innovation
- Networking with R&D experts from industry and universities