Techno-Buzz 2019

Techno-Buzz 2019

The Program for Techno-Buzz 2019: 4-Day Program

A special invitation to all grade 11 learners with a vision of their future – come and take part in one of the most exciting opportunities of your school career – TECHNO-BUZZ 2019!

The objective of this multiple workshop and exhibition opportunity is to introduce learners to different colleges, workshops, technologies and universities with the aim of preparing them for a career in the 21st century and the 4th industrial revolution.

Dates: 18 – 21 June 2019

Time: 08h00 to 16:00

Place:  Bellville Technical High School

Lunch: Lunch will be provided

Dress Code: Civvies

  • Technology workshops where the learners could get hands-on exposure to modern technology
  • Introduction to different career and study opportunities.
  • Presented by: WCED, the Engineering Schools of Stellenbosch University, UCT School of Civil Engineering, CPUT, Northlink College, Cape Town School of Engineering (CTSE), Automation Works (AW), Festo and Festo Didactic, Siemens, VEGA Instrumentation and New Cloud (NCA) Academy
  • The Technology Winter School has been running for the past four years in Swellendam, as well as an extra one in 2018 at Northpine Technical High in Cape Town

 

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS OVER THREE DAYS

  • University of Stellenbosch: Robotics, sensors, control systems and demonstrations
  • Soldering by Northlink College
  • Automation Works Programming and Coding
  • Solid Works 3D CAD by Automation Work
  • SCADA – Factory Automation
  • Programming the Siemens Logo PLC
  • The FESTO Edutainer – a training system for Programmable Logic Controllers
  • VEGA Instrumentation for the process industry
  • NCA Laser Cutting

 

LIFE AND MOTIVATIONAL TALKS

Mr Edrich Williams – WCED Directorate FET

Mr Trevor Adams – WCED Directorate FET

Mr Wynand Kotze – Automation Works and founder of Techno-Buzz

 

CAREER, STUDY AND BURSARY OPPORTUNITIES

  • Northlink Colleges
  • Siemens
  • UCT School of Engineering
  • University of Stellenbosch School of Engineering
  • CPUT

 

COMPETITION AND PRIZES

  • UCT Aqualibrium Civil Engineering Competition
  • FESTO Group Week Project
  • Daily prizes and lucky draws
 

 

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