Forget about the "take your kid to work" days. CAD for Kids lets children of engineers actually do the kind of work their parents do. This modified version of CADKEY (www.cad.com) software intended for children between eight and 15 years old, introduces basic drafting and solid modeling, and features a teaching mouse, Doctor Walt, which helps children design products.
Siemens and Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology have achieved a faster production process based on selective laser melting for speeding up the prototyping of big, complex metal parts in gas turbine engines.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies.
You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived.
So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.