Christmas Lecture

Speaker: Professor Fred Piper, Royal Holloway, University of London Venue: Rewley House, Oxford University, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA,0.103065&iwloc=A&hl=en Thursday 3rd December 2009 – 7:00pm A special Christmas event hosted by the Oxfordshire Branch of the BCS, come along to be informed and entertained. This talk will contain something for the widest possible… Read more »

Innovative ICT in Oxfordshire

Joint meeting with Science Oxford Oxfordshire is home to a great number of innovative ICT entrepreneurs. We will hear from three or four different ICT businesses about their technology and how they are taking it to market. This event is run in collaboration with the Science Oxford Networks 4 ICT programme ( The Meetings: Unless… Read more »

Agile Project Management

Iain McKenna CSP MBCS CITP Project Success Ltd A talk subtitled “The Prince of Scrum” – An introduction to the real world application of agile project management using Scrum and how to apply Scrum in a Prince 2 Environment. The Meetings: Unless otherwise stated take place at the Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford,… Read more »

CANCELLED: Geospatial Systems – State of the Art

CANCELLED Joint meeting with BCS Geospatial Specialist Group Venue: Holiday Inn, Bridgefoot, Stratford Upon Avon CV37 6YR This is a special event based around the Association of Geographic Information (AGI) exhibition. The first part will be a presentation on the key issues and challenges for geospatial systems and data. The presentation will be followed by… Read more »

Energy in the home: are we using too much?

Neil Watson, Technical Manager, Digital Living Ltd The 26m homes in the UK account for 27% of the carbon emissions according to the 2007 Energy White Paper. Do we know where that energy is used and can we reduce it? Monitoring and automatically reducing energy usage is very topical: energy will become more expensive as… Read more »