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Dewa to host e-Future Engineer summer camp online

DUBAI, July 4, 2020

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it is organising the eighth edition of Future Engineer summer camp online, in collaboration with Emirates Science Club. 
 
The event, which kicks off on July 5, covers several key topics such as electronics, cyber-security, robotics, 3D printing and augmented reality.
 
Around 30 Dewa staff children, in the age group of 12 and 15 years, are attending the camp, which runs untill July 26.
 
According to Dewa, the e-camp will prepare the students for a promising career by strengthening their technical skills, promoting scientific research, innovation, and creativity among the participants. 
 
It will also encourage the next generation to learn science and technology, and direct more youth towards scientific specialisations.
 
"Dewa believes that youth are the leaders of tomorrow. It strives to launch several initiatives and programmes throughout the year for school and university students to develop their skills, experiences and inspire them to innovate," remarked its MD & CEO Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.
 
This helps them keep up with rapid changes and future demands and it also enhances the UAE’s position as a global hub for the Fourth Industrial Revolution for a competitive, knowledge-based economy, he stated. 
 
Al Tayer pointed out that this summer camp was in accordance with Dewa’s objectives to consolidate an advanced environment of knowledge and science and its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. 
 
As a socially responsible organisation, we strive to develop a passion for knowledge, learning science and technology among the next generation and help them realise their potential and talents, he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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