April 17, 2015
BITRI hosted its inaugural Media Brief on Tuesday 16th April 2015. The purpose of the Brief was to induct the media on the Mandate of BITRI, its Strategic Objectives as well as to give an overview of the key projects the organisation is currently undertaking. The Brief was done by the BITRI Chief Executive Officer, Professor Nelson Torto, with Executive Management and key Research personnel facilitating Discussions on specific topics and focus areas.
Amongst the initiatives that the media was appraised on are the ICTAssociate@BITRI, the Solar Based Safety System for Open Roads, the Coal To Liquid Project, Solar Based Intelligent Traffic Lights Control System, Kgalagadi Sand Building Block/ Brick (KSBB) Technology, Seding Light, and the Climate Change Decision Support Simulation Tools.
Various media houses attended the event and were engaged in publicising the work of BITRI.