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HIT 10th Anniversary Celebrations Reaches Crescendo

Harare Institute of Technology’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations continued with several public workshops from the 24th through to the 26th of August 2015 on various technologies by the Schools of Information Science and Technology, Industrial Science and Technology, Business & Management Sciences and Engineering & Technology.

A Food Inspection Seminar was held on Monday 24th August 26, 2015 exploring various technologies on food technology. The seminar covered issues concerning food regulations and inspections, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and risk-based food inspections, violation identification, citation and documentation as well communication and foodborne illness investigations.

On Tuesday 25th August 26, 2015, the School of Information Science and Technology held a workshop under the theme- Emerging Technologies in ICTs, covering issues of cloud computing and security, data warehousing, big data and security, detection of malware using machine learning techniques, virtual firewall security on virtual machines in cloud environments, scanning tool for the detection of images embedded with malicious programmes and android mobile forensics analyser for stegno data.

Running concurrently was the School of Industrial Sciences and Technology’s workshop dubbed – Sustainable Technologies covering topics such as perspectives on value addition of food, the future of food technologies in Zimbabwe, commercialistion of Zimbabwean medicinal seed-bearing plants, challenges and opportunities in the local pharmaceutical industry, biofertilisers and prospects for Bavar 2 biofertiliser, conversion of abattoir waste into biofertiliser and the use of tissue culture and virus elimination for poverty eradication and ensuring food security for small scale farmers.

The workshops are being conducted by various members invited from Industry and Commerce and the university to share and discuss the subject areas.  Summarily, it is an interface with the public on the technology matters both taught at the university and those that are affecting Zimbabwe in general.