[Event Summary] The Changing Face of Payments

Tim Lambertstock, Payments Consultant, was the speaker at our well-attended January meeting. Tim gave an introduction to payments and payment systems, covering both the UK and international schemes. He went on to describe how this is changing, particularly with initiatives such as the UK Faster Payments scheme and how new entrants – both new banks… Read more »

The Changing Face of Payments

Tim Lambertstock, Payments Consultant Thursday 20th January 2011 – 7:30pm Venue: Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG   Tim brings his extensive experience of payment systems to this discussion on how we will pay for things in the future as cheques, and maybe even hard cash, begin to be phased out. He… Read more »

[Event Summary] Future Technology–Christmas Lecture

Dr Chris Yapp delivered our 2010 Christmas Lecture. Chris is a technology and policy futurologist who has been in the IT industry since 1980. His roles have spanned Honeywell, ICL, HP, Microsoft and Capgemini. He has worked extensively across the public sector, in Local Government, Education, Health and Creative Industries. Chris’s interests lie in scenario… Read more »

A Message from Science Oxford

A MESSAGE FROM SCIENCE OXFORD This is a reprint of an email distributed by Science Oxford to its subscribers we thought may be of interest to other BCS Oxfordshire members. Dear Newsletter Subscriber Science Oxford (in the form of our parent charity, The Oxford Trust) has been at the heart of science and enterprise in… Read more »

Future Technology – Christmas Lecture

Chris Yapp, Technology Futurist Thursday 2nd December 2010 – 7:30pm Venue: Rewley House,Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA A special Christmas event taking a look at what the future holds in store. Chris will discuss the future implications of significant technology issues, such as cloud computing, and evaluate the hype versus reality of some past developments.… Read more »