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									We’re looking for a few good schools!
Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education (SCE) is pleased to announce a limited opportunity to
nominate a school in your region for an in-kind donation of automation equipment and software. This donation
is intended to help jump-start or upgrade technical programs and curriculum with leading edge Siemens
automation technologies. Approximately 6-8 schools will be awarded one of the in-kind donation options
detailed below. Program requirements are as follows;


  1.   Nomination Deadline: June 1, 2009 /          Selection Date: June 15, 2009

  2.   Qualified Schools:     Universities, Colleges, Trade Schools, High Schools
                              Public institutions, not-for-profit tax status

  3.   Nomination Form: SCE-US Nomination Form – attached or from web site

  4.   Donation Awards:

                Option #1:    1)   6   SIMATIC S7-315-2 PN/DP PLC Systems
                              2)   1   STEP7 Pro Trainers Package (12 + 60 Licenses)
                              3)   6   TP177 Touch Panel Displays
                              4)   6   WinCC Flexible Trainers Package
                              5)   6   Scalence X208 Managed Switches
                              6)   2   Technical Training Class Seats
                 - or -
                Option #2:    1)   10 SIMATIC S7-224 PLC Systems
                              2)   1 MicroWin Site License
                              3)   10 Simulator Switch Modules
                              4)   10 S7-200 24v Power Supplies
                              5)    10 TP177b Micro Touch Panel Displays
                              5)   2 Technical Training Class Seats


  5.   Success Factors:        Siemens in-kind donations do not come with requirements for use or “strings
       attached” from Siemens. All donations become the exclusive property of the institution to be used at
       their sole discretion. Siemens does however, recommend nominated schools have the following success
       factors in order to best utilize the donation.
           a.   Ability to send instructors to Siemens Train-the Trainer courses
           b.   Resources to assemble, wire and connect the PLCs to simulation devices
           c.   Computers of sufficient horsepower to run donated software packages
           d.   Flexibility to integrate Siemens technologies into their curriculums
           e.   Local support from Siemens and STC staff




Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education                                        www.sea.siemens.com/training
  6.   Selection Criteria: Nominations for the 2009 SCE donation program will be reviewed and selections
       made on a number of criteria. Key factors will include but are not limited to:
           a. Geographic regions where Siemens presence needs improvement or has growth potential
           b. Institution’s current PLC activities and age of existing systems
           c. Support from local Siemens and STC teams
           d. Relationships with local industry using Siemens automation systems
           e. Willingness and ability to improve upon donated workstations, curriculum and instructional
              resources.
           f. All nominations are required to pass Siemens Compliance approvals.

  7.   Delivery & On-Boarding: Donation orders will be processed immediately after the final selection
       date and compliance approvals. Equipment deliveries are typically 4-6 weeks following ordering.
       Instructor training class participation can begin immediately after the selection and donation award.
       Instructor training will include recommended SITRAN scheduled classes at any Siemens training center.
       Support from local Siemens or STC staff for assembly consultation and post-training technical support is
       expected. A six-month and twelve-month progress summary will be requested from the school and local
       support teams. SCE-US will provide additional on-boarding support with basic curriculum materials,
       access to Siemens Service & Support resources and regular SCE program communications.

  8.   Future Opportunities:         Schools not selected in this year’s program may of course be submitted for
       2010 donation, pending SCE-US budgets. Schools are also encouraged to review and consider the large
       selection of SCE Trainers Packages which provide pricing discounts reflecting up to 90% off
       commercial suggested list prices. SCE program information and Trainer’s Packages can be found at the
       web site: www.sea.siemens.com/training >> Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education.

  9.   Education Partners: The SCE-US program provides an option for schools to become a Siemens
       Education Partner. Education Partners are schools who have made investments in their degree or
       certificate programs to include Siemens Automation technologies. Partner schools will receive access to
       additional resources, support services and discounts on Siemens automation components and software.
       Education Partners will also receive a posting to the SCE web site and referenced as;
          1) A source for local industry to find Siemens automation training
          2) A source for national industry to recruit Siemens skilled labor

  10. What Next?? Submit your nomination and check out the Siemens Automation Cooperates with
      Education Program information on the web site. It’s a great program and an exceptional opportunity to
      help your community and local industry!




Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education                                       www.sea.siemens.com/training
                    Siemens Automation Coopererates with Education (SCE - US)

                         2009 SCE Education Partner Nomination Form
Please e-mail copy of the completed form to Rob Carper – include the School Contact, Distributor
Contact and local Siemens Account Manager on the e-mail.

Robert Carper
Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.                   Fax: 770-625-5798
5300 Triangle Parkway                               Phone: 770-625-5758
Norcross, GA 30092                                  e-mail: robert.carper@siemens.com

                                        Nomination Deadline: June 1, 2009 !



Required Information
Name of Institution: ___________________________________________________________________________

Department or College: _________________________________________________________________________

Dept Head: _________________________________________________________________________________

Mailing address: ____________________________________ City:_____________________________________

Street address:___________________________________ Building No.: ______________ Room #:_____________

State: ________    ZIP:________________ Email: _________________________________________________

Day Phone:__________________________ Alt Phone:_________________________ Fax: _____________________



Primary Staff Contact: _________________________________________________________________________

Mailing address: ____________________________________ City:_____________________________________

Street address:___________________________________ Building No.: ______________ Room #:_____________

State: ________    ZIP:________________ Email: _________________________________________________

Day Phone:__________________________ Alt Phone:_________________________ Fax: _____________________



School Web Site: ___________________________________________________________________________
Dept Web Site: (if different) ___________________________________________________________________




Nominated by (Siemens staff):
 Name: ____________________________________ e-Mail: _____________________________________
 Phone: ____________________________________ Cell: _______________________________________
   Donation Option Preference (check one)           (6) SIMATIC S7-315 [ ]    (10) SIMATIC S7-200 [ ]


  Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education                                   www.sea.siemens.com/training
Statement of Use:
   1.   Local Siemens Account Manager / Partner Information:

Name:______________________________________________________________________________

Office Address: ________________________________________________________________________

Phone: _______________________________________ Cell ___________________________________



   2.   Local Siemens Distributor / Partner Information:

Distributor Partner, Name ______________________________ e-Mail______________________________

Company Name:_________________________________________________________________________

Office Address: __________________________________________________________________________

Phone: _______________________________________ Cell _____________________________________



   3.   Please describe the primary plan for the use of SCE Program hardware and software.

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

Degree, Certificate or Workforce Development Program: _________________________________________________

Approximate number of students / year using equipment: _____________

Approximate contact hours with equipment / student: ________________



   4.   Top 3 Industrial Customers using PLCs in the area (any brand PLC):

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________



   5.   Please describe existing PLC hardware and how new Siemens gear would be integrated;

________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

                    Please feel welcome to include any additional commentary on a separate document.


 Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education                                                 www.sea.siemens.com/training

								
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