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Inspiring the next generation of engineers

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Inspiring the next generation of engineers

Transafric college hosts a free event aimed at promoting the next industrial revolution to young people and their guardians.Industry 4.0 concerns the trend towards automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies and processes, which include cyber-physical systems (CPS), the internet of things (IoT), industrial internet of things (IIOT), cloud computing, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence.

Our Lecturers within the Department of Engineering says: "Technology is moving at such a pace that education is more important than ever. We want to educate and inspire families to look at the future job market and what the required skills will look like in the new era."

The event will include an interactive exhibition space with virtual reality, 3D printers and electric vehicles, while there will also be 10 workshops where both parent and child can interact together to solve a cyber security attack, code Lego and build their own Fitbit.

A ‘routes to success’ area will highlight the different career paths available within Industry 4.0 and they will be complemented by soft skills sessions.

There will also be a number of guest speakers who are experts in data science and artificial intelligence.