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Generative Art, Complexity Science, and Their Cultural Implications

UPDATE: 23rd April. With regret, Philip is now unable to attend and this event has to be cancelled. If there is an opportunity to reschedule, we will announce it on this site. We are pleased to invite Philip Galanter from Texas A&M University to talk about “Generative Art, Complexity Science, and Their Cultural Implications.” This talk [...]

Show & Tell – 23rd April 2015

BCS Mid-Wales, Aberystwyth University’s Department of Computer Science, the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies and Aberystwyth BCS Student Chapter are holding a Show and Tell event at 6pm on Thursday April 23th in the Parry Williams Building, Penglais Campus: map. A free tech-related event where you can show off your latest creations, in-progress projects or new [...]

App-a-thon World Record Attempt

Design your own Android App on 13th June 2015, and take it home to show your friends and family! The BCS will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of people learning to write Android smartphone applications at the same time and you can be part of it! Individuals and [...]

Rollout and Exploitation of Superfast Broadband

We are pleased to invite Peter Williams and Michael Groves from Welsh Government to talk about the Rollout and Exploitation of Superfast Broadband. The talk will be on Monday, May 11th 2015 at 6pm. This will be held at Aberystwyth University, in A12 in the Hugh Owen Building. There will be some food and drink [...]

Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists

We are pleased to invite Dr Daniel Burgarth to talk to our next meeting on Wednesday 15th April. Daniel will be talking about Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists. The talk will start at 6pm in A12, Hugh Owen Building, Aberystwyth University. There will be drinks and food available from 5.30pm. A map shows the location [...]

Secure Coding

We are pleased to invite Dr Fred Long to talk about Secure Coding. This will be at 6pm on Monday 9th March, in A14, Hugh Owen Building, Aberystwyth University. Refreshments from 5.30pm and the talk will start at 6pm. Abstract In an attempt to try to reduce the number of security vulnerabilities in code, the [...]

Show and Tell – 20th February 2015

BCS Mid-Wales, Aberystwyth University’s Department of Computer Science and the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies are holding a Show and Tell event at 6pm on Friday February 20th in the Parry Williams Building, Penglais Campus: map. A free tech-related event where you can show off your latest creations, in-progress projects or new toys. Tell us about [...]

Health data, what could possibly go wrong?

On Thursday 27th November, Paul Cunningham, from the Welsh Audit Office will be talking about ‘Health data, what could possibly go wrong?’ This will start at 6pm, with refreshments at 5.30pm. The event will be held at Aberystwyth University, in A14 Hugh Owen Building. A map showing the venue is available. In 2012, Paul’s team in the [...]

Security in the cloud

Robert Clark, Security Architect at HP Cloud Cloud isn’t a buzzword – it’s a direct application of a series of incremental technologies to deliver a centralized, democratized and federated form of IT. In this talk Robert will walk the audience through a brief tour of Infrastructure as a Service style clouds, the inherent risks, advantages [...]

AGM and Ada Lovelace Celebration

AGM The BCS Mid-Wales AGM for 2014 will take place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 22nd October 2014. This will be held in the A14 lecture theatre in the Hugh Owen Building at Aberystwyth University; this is near to the Penbryn Halls of residence at the entrance to campus. Please note that there has been a [...]