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19-20 OCT Drone flying, coding and building workshop

October 19 @ 09:00 - October 20 @ 17:00

- R150

OVERVIEW
Inspire Africa will offer drone flying, coding and building workshops three times per day over the two days (19th and 20th October). If you just want to pop around and give it all a try in between workshops you are most welcome. Please see the details of each activity for the workshops further below.

We will offer attendees the opportunity to take to the skies with our fun and educational drone technology workshop, guaranteed to excite and entertain. Our workshop will allow attendees to learn the basics of drone flight, coding and drone technology through a set of stations.

OVERVIEW AND PROGRAMME ITINERARY
Inspire Africa will provide attendees with an educational and entertaining drone technology activation/ workshop. The group of 24 attendees per workshop session will be divided into three smaller groups of 8 people and each group will participate in a 1-hour workshop.

The proposed schedule will be as follows:

Group 1: 10am – 11.00am
Group 2: 11.30am – 12.30pm
Group 3: 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Each group will be divided into 3 smaller groups of 8 people and they will rotate through three Drone Zone stations. Schedule as follows:

Group A: Station 1: Drone Building and Technology (20 minutes)
Group B: Station 2: Drone Coding (20 min)
Group C: Station 3: Flight Training (20 min)

A description of each station is as follows:

STATION 1: Drone Technology and Build
In this section, attendees will learn about this powerful technology in a hands-on breakdown of a drone and then learn how this technology allows drones to be so capable. Once attendees have an understanding of what makes a drone fly, they will be given the opportunity to build a basic drone and have it test flown.

STATION 2: Drone Coding
The participants will learn how to code our Tello drones to fly autonomously. Here they will learn a couple of very basic coding principles and see their coding animate a drone to fly autonomously. The coding will be done on our Droneblocks software that allows one to program the drone though an easy to use and understand interface with a Python back-end.

STATION 3: Flight Training
In this station, attendees will start off with learning the basics of flying a drone. They will first learn to take off, hover and land and then eventually move on to more complicated flight manoeuvres like figure 8’s and box circuits. Our smart drones are extremely stable and reliable and have long flight times. This gives participants the advantage of being able to learn the basics without the frustrations that come with inferior drone technology.

INTRODUCTION TO INSPIRE AFRICA
Inspire Africa uses a dynamic and interactive approach to fully demonstrate the power of drone technology and its commercial role within a variety of industries.

Inspire Africa offers educational and interactive activations that engages audiences to assist them in understanding the drone technology industry sector and the applications of this emerging commercial application. Understanding the difference between commercial drone operations and recreational drone usage is crucial to unlocking the industry’s potential and relevance in our society.

Inspire Africa’s services are represented through physical interaction as well as mental stimulation through drone simulation, facilitation of educational talks with audiences of all sizes, as well as physical interaction with flying drones.

Inspire Africa’s service is extensively mobile in nature, allowing us to offer our educational service on a large geographical scope. Inspire Africa has the ability to understand client requirements and deliver a bespoke solution enabling both the client’s marketing and business objectives to be met. We manage a fleet of recreational drones that we use to educate clients so both the theoretical and practical aspect of understanding drones is achieved.

All of our educational material is based on current market developments regarding legislation, operational requirements and limitations and relevant industry application.

A key advantage of using Inspire Africa’s services is the level of professionalism we commit to uphold when interacting with the public, delivering an educational experience that promotes a fun activity but also aligns with promoting the brand of companies we service.

Inspire Africa’s mission is to facilitate the safe integration of unmanned aerial vehicles within the manned aviation airspace through meaningful and effective educational mediums.

Details

Start:
October 19 @ 09:00
End:
October 20 @ 17:00
Cost:
R150
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Website:
https://opendesignafrika.org/festival/

Organizer

Inspire Africa
Email:
simon@inspire.africa
Website:
http://inspire.africa/

Other

Sector / Category
STEAM education
Target Audience
Public

Venue

Castle of Good Hope
Cnr. of Castle and Darling Street
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa
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Details

Start:
October 19 @ 09:00
End:
October 20 @ 17:00
Cost:
R150
Event Categories:
, , , , ,
Website:
https://opendesignafrika.org/festival/

Organizer

Inspire Africa
Email:
simon@inspire.africa
Website:
http://inspire.africa/

Other

Sector / Category
STEAM education
Target Audience
Public

Venue

Castle of Good Hope
Cnr. of Castle and Darling Street
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa
+ Google Map