My Future 4.0 coming to Cape Town

Summer Jacobs with robot Pepper.

My Future 4.0, a digital skills and career summit, will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from Thursday March 19 to Saturday March 21.

The summit highlights the impact the 4th Industrial Revolution will have on industries and career choices. It focuses on the jobs of tomorrow and the skills needed for those jobs.

It will introduce visitors to VirtuoCITY, the smart city of tomorrow, where technology and talent, skill and science, coding and careers, money and manufacturing all have a place on the streets.

VirtuoCITY will feature career options a smart city will need, from aeronautics, artificial intelligence, automation and arts and culture to city planning, communication and construction.

Industry leaders in environmental affairs, finance, information technology, investing, research and science and technology will showcase the skills needed to be a part of the cities of the future as well as the companies currently embracing the 4th Industrial Revolution.

The summit will showcase the South Africans who are leading the way with innovative thinking, inventions and solutions for uniquely South African problems.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet Pepper, the summit’s official humanoid robot brand ambassador, who will be on hand to show how “human” robots can really be by giving hugs, high 5’s or posing for selfies. Tickets to My Future 4.0 cost R100 and allow for multiple entries over each day of the summit. Block bookings for schools, universities, foundations and graduate programmes are also available.

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