Programming Contest

Programming Contest

We are pleased to announce the first online BCS Mid-Wales Programming Contest. This is open to BCS Mid-Wales members, university students, and other interested parties. When: This will be held 11am – 3 pm, Saturday June 13th 2020  Where: Entirely online What: This is a timed event where participants solve puzzle like problems through coding. We will have […]

It’s a change initiative, Jim, but not as we know it!

Brendan D’Cruz We are pleased to welcome Dr Brendan D’Cruz to talk at the next BCS Mid-Wales session. This will be an online session, at 6:30pm on Tuesday 26th May 2020. The event is free and open to everyone. To register for the event, go to Eventbrite. Details of the event link will be emailed […]

Recreating the Polish Bomba, Predecessor to the Turing-Welchman Bombe

We are pleased to welcome Jerry McCarthy to talk about ‘Recreating the Polish Bomba’. The talk will be on Monday 24th February 2020, in the Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University (see map). Room to be confirmed. The talk will start at 6.15pm. There will be drinks and light refreshments outside in the foyer of […]

Building the Ethical Hacking Capability

We are pleased to welcome Mark Jones from the DVLA to talk about work on building a Ethical Hacking Team. This will be on Monday 25th November 2019, starting at 6pm. It will be held in the room MP-0.11 in the Physical Sciences building (see map for location). There will be light refreshments available from […]

Virtual and Augmented Reality at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

BCS Mid-Wales is pleased to invite Gary Smith and Cerys Middle to talk about the work on Virtual and Augmented Reality at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water. The event starts at 6pm in MP-0.15 in the Physical Sciences building, Aberystwyth University (AccessAble information for MP-0.15 is available). There will be light refreshments in the foyer outside the […]

AGM 2019 and Talks on AI

AGM 2019 and Talks on AI

Our next meeting will be on Monday 28th October 2019. The meeting will begin with our Annual General Meeting for 2019 and continues with a set of talks on the theme of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Our speakers are lecturers and students in the Computer Science Department at Aberystwyth University.  Approximately Right is better than Precisely […]

Enriching Pathway Models Using Text Mining

We are pleased to welcome Sophia Ananiadou, a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Manchester, to talk about “Enriching Pathway Models Using Text Mining”. The meeting will talk will start at 6pm on Thursday 9th May in MP-0.11 in the Physical Sciences building. Details are below.  This is a free event, open to everyone. There […]

Behind the scenes with some Cash Machines

Our next meeting is on Monday 11th February. We are pleased to welcome Dr Nick Pringle to talk about “Behind the scenes with some Cash Machines.” The talk starts at 6.00pm in MP-0.11 in the Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University (Map). Abstract Did you recently see that the FBI unusually issued a global warning […]

Cloud Security Myths and Considerations

We are pleased to welcome Rob Clark to speak to the next branch meeting on  Monday 10th December. The talk will be at Aberystwyth University in room MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences Building (Map) Cloud Security Myths and Considerations Cloud computing has the potential to allow developers to move faster, to focus on […]

Bots, burnout and blame: How to use IT to build better organisations

We are pleased to welcome Matthew Bellringer to our meeting on Thursday 22nd November to talk about “Bots, burnout and blame: How to use IT to build better organisations”. This will be at 18.00 in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences Building at Aberystwyth University. There will be light refreshments from 5.30 in the foyer […]