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FAME’s Annual Event:

Career Exploration and Reality Redesigned


March 20, 2018 – 4:00pm-6:30pm

Monroe Community College
R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center
Monroe A & B



The Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise is pleased to present Mr. Jeremy Bout of Edge Factor for a return engagement and Reality Redesigned program update on March 20, 2018 at Monroe Community College!  Mark your calendars today to hear the latest progress on bringing this phenomenal competition to the Finger Lakes region!


Jeremy Bout leads the Edge Factor team in producing inspiring films and accompanying interactive resources to inspire the next generation of makers. As a critically acclaimed filmmaker, public speaker and entrepreneur, Jeremy  continues to turn ideas into reality to equip leaders to impact their communities. Edge Factor productions merge Hollywood visuals with cinematic storytelling, to highlight innovation, teach career pathways and manufacturing, and make science, technology, engineering, art and math relevant in today’s world. With stories and interactive resources, Edge Factor challenges perceptions and spotlights the amazing people and technology, that are changing lives and pushing back the edge of what’s possible.  To see their latest video, click HERE.


Event Schedule:

  • 3:30-4:00pm – Registration
  • 4:00-4:30pm – FAME Welcome/Update
  • 4:30-5:15pm – Keynote Presentation: Jeremy Bout, Edge Factor
  • 5:15-6:00pm – Middle Skills Career Exploration Panel
    • Jeremy Bout, Edge Factor
    • Dolores Kruchten, Eastman Kodak/Business Park
    • Jim McGaffin, NYMAT
    • Todd Oldham, Monroe Community College
    • Rick Wetzel, OrthoClinical Diagnostics
  • 6:00pm – FAME STAR Award Presentation
  • 6:15pm – Closing Remarks
  • 6:30-7:00pm – Networking


Event pricing:

FAME/RTMA members:  $25.00 per company (up to 5 attendees)

Non-FAME/RTMA members:  $25.00 per person

Educators:  FREE (must pre-register; includes teachers/counselors/administrators)

Click HERE to register today!


Interested in sponsoring this event?  Please click HERE!



Contact: Michele Stolberg, FAME Facilitator


This event is being hosted by the Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise (FAME), Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB), Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), Finger Lakes Community College, and Monroe Community College.


Thank you to our event sponsors!
















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