Jeremy Bout Picture 5Techfest is scheduled for December 9th and 10th at Erie’s Bayfront Convention Center. Student Day (Dec 10) includes exhibits and education sessions highlighting careers in manufacturing. The feature of the afternoon is a presentation (11:45am-12:45pm) by keynote speaker, Jeremy Bout of the Edge Factor.

As the Producer and Host of Edge Factor, Jeremy is always pushing the limits of what’s possible. With his creative vision and digital expertise, Jeremy leads the Edge Factor team as they create high impact media that tell stories of creative and innovative makers who are using manufacturing to change lives.  The mission is simple: to equip educators and business leaders with meaningful media and resources to inspire the next generation of makers. Based on these productions, Edge Factor’s content developers build unique, story-driven tools for eduFACTOR, a Netflix-style, online membership­ of multimedia resources used by educators and business leaders to impact their audiences. Using cutting edge cinematography and the power of storytelling, Edge Factor is changing the perception of manufacturing careers and engaging students with STEAM education through eduFACTOR, big stage events and TV series.

Register and see more details about TechFest Student Day, as well as Industry Day (Dec 9) for manufacturers, at


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