2000 kids for science festival

Titan will be on show at the festival.

Titan will be on show at the festival.

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Around 2,000 school children will be meeting the robots of the future in Derry next week.

Intelligent Systems Science Festival at the Venue will bring together over 50 exhibitions and practical demonstrations, and it’s all free to the public.

Hosted by the Intelligent Systems Research Centre at the University of Ulster’s Magee Campus in partnership with the Sunday Business post, this festival will be a must for anyone interested in cutting edge technology from around the world.

Peter Devine, Business Development Manager at the ISRC, said: “We aim to inspire, school kids, college students and the general public to get interested in science, technology and engineering.

“It will be an engaging and fun festival of science, technology and engineering – promoting STEM subjects and the excitement of computing and engineering excellence, examining challenges and opportunities for the next decade through practical demonstrations including robotics, self parking cars, consumer electronics, virtual worlds, smart vision, intelligent mobile apps and brain science to mention a few.”

He added: “Bring the family and experience the future of technology.”

Some of the things to see and do during the Science Festival include meeting the robots of the future, getting the chance to ride on a Segway, exploring the latest Intelligent Mobile Apps, and much more.

Opening times for the public are Tuesday 5pm– 8pm and Wednesday 1pm–8 pm.