The 27th National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Conference is going virtual! The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), with the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will host the 2020 Virtual ATE Conference on October 19-23, 2020. The ATE Conference is a national professional development event for ATE project and center grantees and their project partners. The conference is by invitation only and will bring together more than 1000 attendees, representing NSF and ATE grants from the across the country, to focus on the critical issues related to STEM technician education. This webinar is designed for all attendees to serve as an orientation to the 2020 Virtual ATE Conference, and to provide an overview of the agenda, the virtual platform, and ways to network and maximize engagement in a virtual setting.