Looking back at my ‘Golden Ticket’

As you may know in 2017 was the sixty year anniversary for the founding of BCS. As part of the year-long celebrations member groups were invited to nominate individuals to attend a special lunch at St James’s Palace, hosted by HRH The Duke of Kent. I was nominated by my…

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User Experience is teamwork

On the 21st of February we’re delighted to have Mariana Morris give a talk about how User Experience is teamwork.   This talk provides practical UX techniques and tools to integrate UX in the product development and get everyone in the project team contributing to the user experience. Mariana Morris is…

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GDPR Event added to March programme

BCS Coventry are delighted to announce an additional event to this years programme.  On the 7th of March, we’ll have a talk by Carol Long on the upcoming changes to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).   More information is available on the Programme 2017-18 pages.

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Christmas 2017

Its getting closer to Christmas and BCS Coventry, in conjunction with the IET and IMA are holding their annual Christmas Lecture.  On the 13th of December, you are invited the presentation The Influence of Perception given by Orla Murphy.  After the talk there is a buffet.  The event is free…

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Internet of Things, Context and Challenges

The next BCS Coventry meeting on the 15th of November is a joint meeting with the BCS Green IT Specialist Group.  It focuses on an initiative to raise awareness of the Internet of Things and the issues this new technology raises.  Bob Crooks will provide some background on this important…

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IET Event: Machine Learning in Computer Vision

The IET are organising an event on the 8th of November that is likely to be of interest to BCS members in this area.  Its Machine Learning in Computer Vision with Dr Bhalerao, Associate Professor in Computer Science at Warwick. His current research interests are in computer assisted medical diagnosis,…

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First meeting of the year 17/18

The first event of BCS Coventry’s new program is on Wednesday 20th of September, Dr Tom Shannon will take us on a short but highly visual journey into the world of blockbuster movies, pop videos and advertisements populated by amazing creatures, animated characters and imaginary environments. Tom will briefly describe the…

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2017-2018 BCS Coventry Programme Now Available

The full programme for BCS Coventry meetings in 2017 – 2018 is now available on the website here:  http://coventry.bcs.org/branch-programme-2017-2018/ There are a wide range of talks planned on a range of topics linking to hot topics in industry, education and social inclusion.  Meetings are held monthly and are free to…

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BCS Prizes awarded to University students

BCS Coventry awarded prizes in June 2017 to two University of Warwick, Computer Science students for their outstanding projects. Hannah ROYLANCE, was awarded the Best Third Year Project 2017, on the BSc Computer Science degree. Thomas KILMINSTER was awarded the Best Third Year Project 2017, on the MEng Computer Science…

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