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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 […]

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 […]

High Speed Automated Inspection of Railway Track

We are pleased to welcome Iain King to our meeting on Monday 19th November to talk about “High Speed Automated Inspection of Railway”. 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 of the Physical Sciences building. There […]

AGM and Surveillance event

On Wednesday 24th October, the BCS Mid-Wales AGM for 2017-2018 will be held at Aberystwyth University. The meeting will start at 6.20pm.  Immediately following the AGM there will be a session with a series of short talks about Surveillance from all angles. The meeting is free and open to everyone. AGM Details The AGM notice, […]

Show and Tell – April 2018

The next BCS Mid-Wales event is Show and Tell. This is on Friday 20th April from 6pm. It will take place at Aberystwyth University in the Physical Sciences building in room MP-0.15 (Physics Main). See the location on Open Street Map. The format is similar to those that we have run before. We will start […]

Bletchley Park, Hitler’s secret messages and the birth of Colossus

By TedColes – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link We are pleased to welcome Phil Hayes to talk about how Bletchley Park were able to read Hitler’s secret messages, and the birth of the first electronic computer. Phil is the Chief Engineer engaged in the Colossus rebuild, from the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley. […]