Visit to Bletchley Park – Saturday, 17th August

17 August 2013 The Mansion, Bletchley Park We are currently busy planning our programme for the year starting in September. In the meantime, we have organised a special visit to Bletchley Park (near Milton Keynes) on Saturday, 17th August. We have a tour booked at 2.15pm but there are now plenty of other things to… Read more »

General Interest: XML Summer School 2013

The XML Summer School is running again this year at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University, between 15th and 20th September. It’s for every­one using, design­ing or imple­ment­ing solu­tions in XML and related tech­no­lo­gies. The innov­at­ive cur­riculum com­bines formal lec­tures, prac­tical hands-on exer­cises, inter­act­ive tutori­als and panel dis­cus­sions. There is a choice of courses on offer;… Read more »

What does the Turing Test actually tell us?

Thursday 20th June 2013 – 7:15pm Oxfordshire Branch Prestige Summer lecture Professor Kevin Warwick, Reading University Venue: Sophos Plc, The Pentagon, Abingdon Science Park, Abingdon OX14 3YP, United Kingdom Location map: This is the highlight event of our year and is again kindly hosted by Sophos in their global headquarters in Abingdon. As summer… Read more »

Discrete Linear Dynamical Systems

Professor Joël Ouaknine, University of Oxford Thursday 16th May 2013 – 7:30pm Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG In his talk for us last year on real-time systems, Prof. Ouaknine gave his audience a deeper understanding of a complex topic, which was very well received. For his return visit, expect more of… Read more »

[Event Summary] A Contractual Approach to Manage Security Risks When Outsourcing

The audience was pleased to welcome Dr Sam De Silva for his second visit to speak for us. He gave many interesting insights into how to negotiate a good IT outsourcing contract which is commercially a successful arrangement for both customer and outsourcing supplier. He spoke about the due diligence needed on both sides, identifying… Read more »