Drone & IoT programme calls for applications from young people in Dublin 8
Millennia Aviation and The Digital Hub have teamed up to deliver a fun and creative programme about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and IoT technologies.
The Millenia Aviator Programme (MAP) Junior is a STEM education programme designed for secondary school students, aimed to immerse them into the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technology, aka drones, through a fun and creative hands-on class environment.
The programme combines theory, code building, gaming and quizzing.
- Building and flying a drone safely
- Learning how to access the relevant information for conducting a safe flight
- Exploring big ideas about the global and future vision of the UAV technology
- Developing competencies in creative thinking, communication and collaboration
When & Where
The free to attend programme will be delivered over two in-class one-day workshops, that will be held at The Digital Hub campus in Dublin 8 on Saturday, 18th September (Workshop focus: Drones) and Saturday 13th November (Workshop focus: IoT) from 9 am to 5 pm.
Eligibility & Application
Interested applicants must be aged 13 – 17 years old, and from the Dublin 8 area. To find out more and register your interest please email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP, as places are limited due to class size.
*Please note the September and November workshops will be held in line with Government guidance on Covid-19 and gatherings of people.
About Millennia Aviation
Millennia Aviation is an international non-profit organisation with the vision of inspiring a new generation of aviation leaders to build the safe sky of tomorrow. They aim to better inform and educate the public about the exciting and fast evolving technology, and more importantly, prepare society and young people on how to understand, interact and use the technology safely and ethically.
About The Digital Hub
The Digital Hub Development Agency is the Irish state agency that manages The Digital Hub project in the historic Liberties area of Dublin 8. The Digital Hub is the largest cluster of digital media, technology and internet businesses in Ireland, providing a space for indigenous enterprises to scale and grow alongside major global companies.
The Digital Hub is a supportive partner of the local community, by running several learning initiatives for people of all ages, such as the Future Creators Cadets, delivered by H2 Learning and supported by National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and The Liber8 Music Project, run with BIMM Institute Dublin. The Digital Hub also works with community groups and organisations such as the Robert Emmet Community Development Project and Pocket Forests amongst others. The Digital Hub is one of three lead partners on the Smart D8 initiative which aims to improve and sustain the health and wellbeing of Dublin 8 citizens through innovation and collaboration.