The 3rd HEdIS summer school will take place from the 24th of November to the 4th of December 2019. Applications for acceptance into the summer school are open to interested participants. All applications should be made through the application form provided. The closing date forapplications is the 1 st of August 2019.
The theme for this summer school is “Digital Transformation for Sustainability in Smart Cities”. The objective of the summer school is to introduce students to technologies that have been used in achieving sustainability in smart cities in South Africa. Some of these technologies include machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science.
The summer school will be in the form of a “road trip” with visits to companies and organisations that are active in the smart city space. These visits will include presentations from experts, workshops and facility tours that will give participants a view of real-world application of these technologies. Students will be required to produce reports analysing and reflecting on their experience at the end of the summer school.
Successful applicants will be notified by the 30th of September 2019.