On the same day, Chinhoyi University Of Technology was holding a separate annual event dubbed ICT day, the third time since its commencement.
The Guest of Honor, Dr. K.P. Kuipa (Pro Vice Chancellor) opened the ICT Day with a keynote address, edging industry to be active participators in the curriculum development as they advance critical and productive eyesight
The event was graced by stakeholders in technology including government officials from the ministry of ICT represented by the principal director of ICT Mr. Cosmas Chigwamba.
The Computer Society of Zimbabwe, Vice President , was also present,and delivered a precise presentation on the membership issue and gave a full skeletal of what constitute computer society of Zimbabwe.
Techtools, an authorized Apple Reseller in Zimbabwe, for 5yrs represented by Mr. Walter Wanyanya, came in with a talk, dubbed, “Entreprenual Motivational Talk.” C complimented by Techbrand, to fulfill the missing link in our curricular.
National I.T. Services being a company that deals in networking infrastructure, I.T. Services, Security & Control, came in as well on the industry side to demonstrate the importance of ensuring practical modules are given precedence as they set a mark from performers and those who merely theorize concepts, Kenneth Kanyenze and Njabulo Mapundu helped to hammer some points home to the students.
At the end of the event Eng. Manyumbu and Mr.Chigwamba awarded some students for the best project presentation which were scooped by:
Clive Mawoko-Use of digital technology in teaching native languages: Case of Shona.
Trust Dhliwayo-Development and Adoption of an E-voting system at CUT.
Collen Gumborinotaya-Genetic Programming in Temporary Data Mining.
The Chairperson of Department of ICT & Electronics Mrs D. Musiyandaka and Mr A.M. GAMUNDANI were commended for the success of such an event.