High school "Gimnazija 'dr. Mustafa Kamarić'" in Gračanica, hosted the first Outreach Programme Arduino Workshop on Saturday, October 12th, which was organized by our scholars Denis Muratović and Haris Hadžić. They both had the honor to be the lecturers at this workshop and based on the feedback from the students of the workshop - they did a great job! The workshop has been a great start for a big project of our Foundation and its Outreach Team and it is going to provide experience and knowledge to students in a way they, unfortunately, cannot get in their formal education.
Our young leaders are already well known as persons who use each second of their time and every possible chance to inspire the youngsters. One of them is our scholar and volunteer Adna Čosić. Adna is a Mechanical engineering student at the University of Zenica which has a traditional ceremony for welcoming new students at the beginning of each academic year.
How far are we from from completely autonomous vehicles? What is the future of artificial intelligence ? What is the biggest challenge we face regarding AI?
On Monday morning scholars from Bosnia & Herzegovina Futures Foundation and LANACO had the pleasure of joining Erik David Johnson for our now traditional “Breakfast & Chat”. Erik is in Banja Luka to present on emerging trends in AI at the TechHosted Conference and with pleasure took up our offer to have breakfast and meet our amazing youth.
If you are motivated, proactive, energetic, enthusiastic, enjoy personal growth and development, and able to work in complex environments, we want to encourage you to apply for a Mentoring Program Project Manager position.
Last week, our scholars Milan Kusmuk, Nevena Kisin, Haris Arnautovic, Ali Mokayes, Selma Aličić and Momčilo Amović led by the Foundation founder Eddie Custovic, visited Sweden. They had a unique opportunity to visit Götheborg and Stockholm and enjoy multiple opportunities to present their and Foundation’s work, attend networking events, presentations and visit some great companies such as Google, Spotify, MatchAds, Sigrid Therapeutics, and Softhouse Consulting.
Last week, a historic first Congress of geneticists in Bosnia and Herzegovina was organised, drawing in experts from various fields of biology from all across the globe. We are immensely proud to be partners and sponsors of this historical event. A warm welcome in the Holiday Inn Hotel from the Congress organisers welcomed guests and the spirit of science was palpable in every corner of the lightly lit conference hall.
Common goal of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Futures Foundation and MarketMakers project is to implement mentors program which will include five different cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mentors program is made to demystify IT/STEM industry, to motivate young persons to develop their own skills and also to connect them with potential employers.
As the global population grows, food demand continues to rise. Robotics and artificial intelligence inevitably have to take part in land cultivation to allow farmers to be more efficient and productive when managing crops. Our scholars Emina, Milan, and Momcilo together with Eddie Custovic, chair of our Foundation witnessed the design & manufacture process of these systems at Photon Systems Instruments in Brno, Czech Republic.
Rather than just sign a piece of paper, both foundations have already started collaborating. Together with IEEE, they are delivering the largest innovation competition in the country. Over 40 teams have applied for the IEEE innovation Nation competition from all major cities in the country.
In order for me to be closer to Vildana and some other BH Futures Foundation members, and work together on the last preparation phase of the Futures Makerspace, I went back to spend my last two Bosnian weeks in Banja Luka, where I was comfortably hosted by a Foundation scholar, Damir Bajramović and his friendly flatmate Andrej Bucalo.