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Next to our events, we also organise a varied range of workshops. A workshop will give you the opportunity to explore trending topics in the tech-world. You don’t need any previous experience to follow the workshops. Attending a workshop organised by Academics for Technology is an experience that will bring you more knowledge about technological topics.

Workshop 2: Explore Robotic Process Automation 

powered by Cronos Leuven

24 october 19:00 to 22:30

More and more companies use robotic process automation (RPA) to streamline and automate their enterprise operations. RPA can be used to automate mundane rules-based business processes. And by using technologies like AI and machine learning, it is able to achieve much more. This can be things like automatic answering emails, processing a transaction and manipulating data. RPA will enable business users to devote more time to serving customers and other high-value work.

Do you want to learn more about RPA and get some hands-on experience with RPA-tools? Then definitely come to our workshop on the 24th of October in HOGM 01.85. The workshop is given by RoboRana. They will tell you more about RPA-tools and guide you through a case. Afterwards, there is a networking reception with some drinks and pizza! Attending the workshop is completely free!

Make sure you bring a laptop with Windows installed on it. Don’t have a Windows-laptop? Then bring a friend with one and follow the workshop together!

Planning:

18h45 doors open

19h00 Introduction RoboRana

19h30 Tools for RPA

20h00 Short break

20h10 Hands-on experience and case

21h45 Reception

Workshop 1: Create your own Chatbot

powered by Contribute

9 October 19:00 to 21:30

Are you fascinated by services like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant? You noticed that recently, more and more companies use a chatbot on their website which you can ask questions? Are you interested in building a chatbot yourself? Then definitely come to our chatbot-workshop on the 9th of October in HOGM 00.85.

In this workshop, you will learn how to build a chatbot with Oracle Intelligent Bots. With this platform, you are able to create a bot that is able to have a conversation in a natural way with a real human person. All this is made possible by machine learning and artificial intelligence. But don’t worry! The Oracle Intelligent Bots platform makes it very easy to build an intelligent chatbot and train it without being an AI-specialist or skilled programmer.

The workshop is given by Filip Huysmans from Contribute, one of the most prominent companies in Belgium that builds business solutions with Oracle, Java and Javascript technologies. Afterwards, there is a networking reception with some drinks and snacks. Attending the workshop is completely free! The only thing you have to do is register here.

Also, do not forget to bring your own laptop!