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IT Project Success and the Role of BCS

We are pleased to invite Ray Long to talk to us about IT Project Success and the Role of BCS. Ray says that it is a mixture of presentation and discussion and promises to be an interesting session. Ray is joining us fresh from his year as President for BCS. Abstract Drawing on his own [...]

Informal Social Event

BCS Mid Wales are coming to the end of another busy year of events. We have had 8 talks (including our most popular ever, Mark Baldwin, with around 250 attendees) and two very popular Show and Tell sessions. We have decided to round off the year with an informal social event on Thursday 8th December from 7pm. This [...]

So, what is this DevOps thing, anyway?

Craig Watson lifts the lid on one of technology’s most misunderstood buzzwords; a brave new world of cross-discipline collaboration and automation that is helping to break down walls between traditional development and operations silos, ushering in a plethora of new tools such as Docker, Terraform, CloudFormation, Fabric and Puppet and processes like stand-up meetings, retrospectives [...]

Robotics at Aberystwyth University and Cameras for ExoMars mission (including AGM)

We are pleased to invite three speakers from Aberystwyth University to talk about different aspects of Robotics and to talk about the Cameras to be used on the ExoMars mission. This will be on Monday 31st October at 6.30pm. The event will be in Physics Lecture Theatre A in the Physical Sciences Building, Aberystwyth University. [...]

Computers, Logic and Datacoms in the Broadcast Transmission Environment

We are pleased to invite Mark Edwards to talk to BCS Mid-Wales next Thursday, June 2nd. The event will start at 6pm, with light refreshments available from 5.30pm. The event will be held at Aberystwyth University. This will be in A14 in the Hugh Owen building. This is close to the entrance to the main [...]

The Codebreakers. Enigma, Bletchley Park and the Battle of the Atlantic

The Codebreakers. Enigma, Bletchley Park and the Battle of the Atlantic

  We are pleased to welcome Dr Mark Baldwin to Aberystwyth to give an illustrated presentation of the fascinating story of “The Codebreakers – Enigma, Bletchley Park & The Battle Of The Atlantic”. This is from 6pm to about 8.30pm on Wednesday 2nd March in Physics Main lecture theatre at Aberystwyth University. As part of [...]

All Quiet on the Ethical Front: Behaviour and Professionalism in Project Management

Brendan D’Cruz will be speaking at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 13th November, speaking about ‘All Quiet on the Ethical Front: Behaviour and Professionalism in Project Management.’  This will be in A14 in the Hugh Owen building at 6pm. There will be refreshments from 5.30pm. A map showing the venue is available. Alistair Godbold stated in an article entitled ‘Are You an [...]

Nobody needs more than 19Mbps broadband, do they?

We are pleased to invite Richard Brown to talk on “Nobody needs more than 19Mbps broadband, do they?“, at a new event in Newtown on Wednesday, 29th January. The talk is free and open to all. Title: Nobody needs more than 19Mbps broadband, do they? Update: Online copy of talk We tried to broadcast the [...]

Show and Tell – 3rd May

The next Show and Tell will be at 5pm on Friday 3rd May. This is a free event where you can show off your latest creations, in-progress projects or new toys. Tell us about your half-baked ideas, great experiences and favourite new website. Light refreshments will be available. You don’t have to show or tell [...]

The (nearly) International Women’s Day Pub Quiz

BCS Mid-Wales, BCSWomen and Aberystwyth University’s Computer Science department are please to host an event for International Women’s Day. The (nearly) International Women’s Day Pub Quiz Time: 7-9pm on Saturday March 9th Location: Brynamlwg, Cefn Llan, SY23 3AP Details: A fun science themed quiz, with practical, historical and theoretical rounds, open to humans of all [...]