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SATN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

4TH industrial Revolution:

Role of universities

SATNCONFERENCE 2018 NEWS

CONFERENCE DOCUMENTATOIN

student conference report

Gallery

Fashion showcase

programme

BIOGRAPHIES AND PHOTO’S: SPEAKERS

BIOGRAPHIES, PHOTOS AND ABSTRACTS: PAPER PRESENTATIONS

BIOGRAPHIES, PHOTOS AND DESCRIPTION OF TECHNOLOGIES:  SHOWCASING 

OUR SPEAKERS

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Adriana Marais

Theoretical physicist, Head of Innovation at SAP Africa and aspiring extra-terrestrial

The Allure of the Unknown

"The reason I want to go to Mars is simple: The allure of the unknown is far more powerful than the comfort of the known."

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CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng

Director of the Centre for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore

Prof of Mechanical Engineering at the national University of Singapore. He is the nanotechnology and materials informatics pioneer in SIngapore.

Member of World Economic Forum Committee on future of Production-Sustainability and chairs the Circular and Economy Taskforce

Prof Chris Adendorff

Chris Adendorff is a Professor at the NMU Business School and MD of various entrepreneurial ventures in South Africa, Greece and England. He has been a business entrepreneur since 1985 and, along with his Professional Futurist Architect wife, Gillian, built up their family business to such a degree that they are currently active both nationally and internationally.  Prof. Adendorff holds 3 Doctoral degrees, a PhD he obtained from Rhodes University, a Doctoral in Business

Mr Trevor Raman

Trevor Christopher Raman was born in Durban, South Africa on 22 December 1969. After graduating from the University of Durban Westville in 1994, (BSc Hons in Mechanical Engineering) he was employed by the Aero-Systems Division of Armscor. He was seconded to Aerosud Aviation where he completed his engineer-in-training programme. He was appointed technology manager for Advanced Materials and was the founding member of the Ledger Human Capital Development programme with Tertiary Institutes. He held various programme manager positions on transport-, trainer- and fighter-aircraft as well as weapons systems, which included ILS manager for the Rooivalk Attack Helicopter and Cheetah Dual Mid Life Upgrade.

Prof Thomas Thurner

Prof Thomas Thurner

Research Chair in Innovation and Society

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)

Dr Joseph Ryan

Dr Joseph Ryan

CEO, Technological Higher Education Association, Ireland ,

Chair, EduCampus;

Deputy Chair, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

CONTACT US

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