BCS Oxfordshire Branch Nov 2007 Extra

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November 2007 - extra

Dear Branch member,

In this extra issue: news about our special Nov 7th Open Evening at Science Oxford and details about our Christmas lecture on Identity Theft.

We've been working hard to lay on a very enjoyable and useful evening next Wednesday and hope to see you there.

next Wednesday 7 November: BCS Open Evening at Science OxfordOpen Evening Poster

This evening is a chance for you to have some fun, win prizes, enjoy some specially chosen snacks and drinks, find out what you can gain from the BCS, tell the branch committee what you think of them, and meet fellow members and potential members. We are especially eager to meet current or potential members of the Young Professionals Group (YPG): our aim is to find out what you'd like from the BCS now and in the future. We have exclusive use of the exhibition space and "Hands on" exhibition area at Science Oxford, where there'll be raffles and mini quizzes during the evening with various prizes.

See the poster and event description for more details..


events Identity Fraud - From Criminals to Consumers

In our special Christmas lecture, Tom Ilube will explore the rapidly emerging wave of identity theft hitting Britain, and the impact on individual consumers. Tom is CEO of Garlik (www.garlik.com), a new company helping people take control over their personal information, and whose advisors include Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Garlik's first product, Data Patrol, is aimed at reducing the risk of identity theft, and Tom will explain how and why Garlik are using semantic web technologies.


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Coming Events etc

7 November: BCS Oxfordshire Open Evening at Science Oxford

13 November: BCS 2007 Needham lecture: Evolving the Internet: Challenges, Opportunities and Consequences

28 November: Oxford Geek Night 4

29 November: BCS Oxfordshire: Identity Fraud - From Criminals to Consumers

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