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Drive your wonderful Engineering Career with Cutting-edge Innovations, Trends and Skills

Join us at our offices in Midrand, South Africa on the 11th of July for an afternoon on engineering insights and networking over canapes and refreshments. This free event is designed for anyone in engineering who is looking to stay at the forefront of their field.

Gain the expertise and competencies you require – in the ever-evolving landscape of engineering – to future-proof your career.

What to Expect:

  • Key presentations: Engage with industry experts and thought leaders as they share the latest trends, innovations, and challenges in the world of engineering.
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and expand your professional circle.
  • Canapes and refreshments: Indulge in canapes while you network and discuss the latest developments in the engineering landscape.

The workshop will provide you with valuable insights and the practical know-how in a range of topics & technologies including:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Advanced Manufacturing and 3D Printing
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Smart Grids and Energy Systems
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Financial Management and Literacy

What you will learn:

Steve will kick off by revealing how you can elevate the value in your engineering career and harness the essential skills you need right now. He’ll dive into transformative technologies like AI, sustainable engineering, and space exploration, although no space suit is required! He will discuss digital literacy, interdisciplinary knowledge, and the magic of lifelong learning. Breakout sessions will spotlight AI applications and sustainable practices. These skills are your ticket to remaining ahead in your field and adapting in the dynamic engineering industry.

Steve will cover some of the 21 topics in detail during his presentation and others we will provide to you separately. He will use real-world examples and success stories to illustrate how innovative technologies are already making an impact. We will rely on you to engage with us to make this a hugely useful session.

Who should attend:

This presentation is open to everyone, whether you are a seasoned professional, starting out in your engineering career or looking to change direction. Please bring your laptop or mobile device to this workshop. Networking opportunities, including refreshments, will be organized.


Please RSVP by Friday 5th of July. Places are limited.

Venue: Unit 3, Elevation Gardens, Waterfall Office Park, Bekker Road, Midrand, South Africa

A digital Certificate of Attendance will be provided after the event, including a 50% discount to one of EIT’s Professional Certificate of Competency courses over the next 12 months.

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your engineering knowledge and expand your network.


About the presenter

EIT's dean of engineering, Dr. Steve Mackay, reflects on a dynamic 2023 and unveils 2024 plans

Dr. Steve Mackay, EIT’s Dean of Engineering

  • Founder of EIT
  • His leadership has inspired EIT’s unique and distinctive approach to engineering education.

Dr. Mackay has enjoyed a varied career in engineering, having worked in automation, data acquisition, instrumentation, data communications, and process control throughout Australia, Europe, Africa, and North America over the past 35 years. He has successfully pioneered the application of new technologies in Australia and overseas, installing industrial data communication systems and implementing live online education, (including remote laboratories), for engineering students worldwide.

Dr. Mackay has been involved in a range of industries, including power stations, mining, mineral processing, oil/gas/petrochemical plants, and platforms. He has presented courses on industrial data communications, data acquisition, instrumentation, and process control to over 30,000 engineers and technicians worldwide for clients such as NASA, Rolls Royce, and BP. He has also co-authored and edited 25 engineering books that have been published across the world. Dr. Mackay is a Fellow of Engineers Australia with a license to practice as a Chemical, Mechanical, and Electrical Chartered Professional Engineer.

As Dean of the Engineering Institute of Technology, Dr. Mackay leads the institute in providing micro-credentials and engineering qualifications to over 1500 students per year from 140 countries. He has an unswerving focus on student outcomes and on excellence in education.


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