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Introducing CHIETA Robotics & AI Symposium in partnership with AlgoAtWork & uMhlathuze Municipality

25 April, Johannesburg: The Chemicals Industry Education & Training Authority, in partnership with AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy, supported by Moses Kotane Institute, City of uMhlathuze, SMG / BMW Umhlanga, cordially invites executives, managers, local leaders, and members of the media to attend an exclusive event aimed at empowering leaders in the field of robotics and AI.

The CHIETA Robotics & AI Symposium is a unique opportunity for executives, managers, and local leaders to explore the latest trends in robotics and AI and to discover the economic opportunities that exist in this field. This event is designed to create an ecosystem of support that will enable learners in the Umhlathuze region to thrive in the STEM field and achieve their full potential.

The symposium, organized by the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) and AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy, will showcase the latest advancements in robotics and AI, and explore the opportunities and applications of these technologies in industry and society. This is a rare opportunity for attendees to interact with experts in the field, participate in workshops, and see live robotics demonstrations.

The event will feature a keynote address by the Mayor of uMhlathuze, and special addresses given by the CEOs of CHIETA and the Moses Kotane Institute, Mr Yershen Pillay & Dr Thandeka Ellenson. In addition, there will be a panel discussion on "Robots And The Future," featuring uMhlathuze COO, Mrs Thembeka Khumalo-Sikhakhane, Prof MA Adigun and Dr Ngema where they will share their insights and expertise on Robotics & AI and its impact in the region.

By promoting STEM education and raising awareness about the opportunities and applications of robotics and AI, we can equip our workforce with the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century and support the growth of the robotics industry in South Africa.

This symposium will inspire the next generation of leaders and innovators in the field of robotics and AI, and we hope that it will serve as a catalyst for growth and innovation in this field.

The event will take place as follows:

Event Title: “CHIETA Robotics & AI Symposium : The Launch” in partnership with AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy

Date: 3 May 2023

Location: Premier HOTEL, The Richards, Richards Bay

Event Time: 10h00am - 13h30

Be a part of the future of robotics and artificial intelligence - reserve your seat via: for the CHIETA Robotics & AI Symposium in partnership with AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy.

We can't wait to see you there!


Issued by:

AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy: Langa Zulu; or 0638013520

CHIETA: Gloria Nyathi; or 011 628 7000



The Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act (No. 97 of 1998). CHIETA facilitates skills development in the chemical industries sector through the implementation of learning programmes, disbursement of grants and bursaries, and monitoring of education and training providers.

About AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy:

AlgoAtWork Robotics Academy is a leading robotics training and development hub in South Africa that provides hands-on training and education on robotics and artificial intelligence. The academy offers a range of courses and training programs to students, professionals, and industry leaders.


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