On 28 October, SCS 50 Drone Experience – the finale of SCS 50th Anniversary celebrations and the anchor event for the Lifelong Learning Festival 2017 – brought together people of all ages for a day of carnival fun.
For visitors who were keen to try their hands at navigating drones, they could y Airblock drones through different obstacle courses, use micro drones to complete speci c tasks at three different game stations and steer hovercrafts on an imposing racing track.
The Splash Awards 2017, which saw 12 finalist teams pitting against one another in a Drone Challenge also drew much crowd support. There were also various interesting exhibition showcases and free talks and seminars taking place concurrently at the Devan Nair Institute of Employment and Employability.
Notably, Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Learning & Skills) graced the event and witnessed the launch of SCS Arti cial Intelligence & Robotics Special Interest Group and Certified Chief Information Security Officer Certification.
Rounding up the successful celebration, Howie Lau, SCS President, said, “Looking into SCS’ next 50 years, we see our role to be a catalyst for growth; and that can only happen if we continue to focus on people who make up the tech sector. To find innovative ways to improve our lives, homes and workplaces, we need to stay curious, connected and competent through lifelong learning.”