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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Automated and Connected Vehicles

On the 17th of May, we’ll have a presentation on Automated & Connected Vehicles from Stratis Kanarachos, Senior Lecturer from Coventry University.  He’ll discuss the different levels of automation, the requirements and when automated vehicles are likely to be deployed. This meeting is free to attend, refreshments are available from…

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Driverless Cars: Safe, Secure and Robust

The first meeting of BCS Coventry in 2017 focused on the challenges of ensuring driverless cars are safe, secure and robust.  Gunwant Dhadyalla gave an engaging presentation on these challenges and the driverless car research at the University of Warwick, leading an ethical and practical debate with the audience.  The…

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Searching to Speak – Coventry Christmas Lecture

We are delighted to welcome Professor Paul Curson at this years Coventry Christmas Lecture, supported by BCS, IET and the IMA.  It takes place on the 7th of December at 7pm, at Coventry University.  Refreshments from 6.30pm, buffet afterwards. Places are free, but booking is essential:  https://coventrychristmas2016.eventbrite.co.uk Abstract: One of…

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Data Driven Dance, 7pm 19th Oct 2016

At 7pm on the 19th of October, the BCS Coventry meeting features an unusual and highly creative project, linking dance with Computer Science.  Genevieve Nunes-Smith, founder of ReadySaltedCode will share the work she has done linking classical dance with Computer Science.  The project features wearable-tech ballet shoes and costumes, incorporates…

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