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AGM 2017 and Is Society Ready for Driverless Cars?

The 2017 Annual General Meeting for BCS Mid-Wales will be held on Thursday 5th October. This starts at 6.15pm in MP-0.15 (Physics Main) in the Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University. A map is available. The AGM agenda is available. Immediately following the AGM, we are pleased to invite Prof. Martyn Thomas to talk about [...]

Show & Tell – September 2017

The next event will be a Show & Tell, held with the Aberystwyth Computer Science Department. This will be on Friday 29th September, from 6.15pm. These have been very popular and offer short talks and the opportunity to see some exhibits of technical projects or interesting technical ideas. The event is free and open to [...]

Creating Robots That Care – Karen Spärck Jones Lecture 2017

BCS Mid-Wales and Aberystwyth University are delighted to invite you to our Karen Spärck Jones broadcast event, in which we’ll stream the showcase lecture, Creating Robots that Care, and provide opportunity for networking before and after the event. This will be held in Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University. To honour the pioneering work of [...]

IoT – Context and Challenges

We are pleased to welcome Bob Crooks MBE to talk about ‘IoT – Context and Challenges’. This will be at a meeting on Monday 3rd April, from 6.10pm in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences building. There will be refreshments available from 5.30pm in the foyer outside the lecture room. The event is free [...]

Andrew Booth: a forgotten computer pioneer

Andrew Booth We are pleased to welcome Roger Johnson, former President of the British Computer Society, to talk about Andrew Booth, a forgotten computer pioneer. The meeting is on Thursday 30th March. This starts at 6.10pm in MP-0.10 in the Physical Sciences building. There will be light refreshments available from 5.30pm in the foyer outside [...]

2017 Turing Lecture

The 2017 Turing Lecture will take place in London, Cardiff, Dublin and Belfast on 20-23 February 2017. In Aberystwyth, we are hosting a live-stream of the London event. This meeting will be on Monday 20th February in MP-0.11 (Physics A), Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University; view this on Open Street Map. The talk starts at [...]

The Ways of the Wicked World: Five cases in computer ethics.

We are pleased to invite Olwen Morgan to present a talk entitled “The Ways of the Wicked World: Five cases in computer ethics.” This meeting will be on Monday 6th February in Physics A, Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University; view this on Open Street Map. The talk starts at 6.00pm. The event is free and open to [...]

Decoding squeaks and whistles, the secrets of digital radio systems

We are pleased to invite Colin Sauze to talk about “Decoding squeaks and whistles, the secrets of digital radio systems.” This meeting will be on Wednesday 7th December in Physics B, Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University; view this on Open Street Map. The talk starts at 6.00pm. There will be refreshments available from 5.30pm in [...]

Video link to Karen Spärck Jones Lecture for 2016

BCS Mid-Wales Branch and the Department of Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, are providing a video link to the Karen Spärck Jones Lecture for 2016. This year’s talk has the title “Mind the many skills gaps: why we keep creating unworkable security.”  The event is held in London and we will be taking a live link to [...]

The Death of Digital Literacy?

We are pleased to invite Andrew Whitworth, from Manchester Institute of Education, to speak on the topic of “The Death of Digital Literacy” on Monday February 15th, at 6pm. This will be in room A14 in the Hugh Owen building at Aberystwyth University. A map of the location is available. The event is co-hosted with the Department [...]