Everyone Likes a Good Puzzle
In this month's newsletter, a challenge for those mathematically inclined, what's
coming up in the Oxfordshire branch calendar as well as
other events around and about the Oxfordshire area.
An Introduction to Geospatial Systems
Paul Stanton, Associate Director at Jacobs
February 18, 2010
at 7 for 7.30
During this presentation Paul will explain
geospatial systems, their key defining features and
how they can integrate with other key information
systems in the enterprise. Paul will also discuss
examples of applications, including those from
Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, and the privacy issues
they provoke, as well as future developments in the
field of geospatial systems.
to listen to what promises to be a most informative
Venue: Oxford e-Research Centre, 8
Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3QG.
A Puzzling Challenge for School Kids|
April and May BCS Oxfordshire Events will require
Booking in Advance
We have had a number of people already ask about the
booking procedure for these events.
In the next few days a new section will be added to
the BCS Oxfordshire website that will list all
events that require registration along with a
dedicated form for submitting your registration.
This new functionality is currently
undergoing testing and you may encounter a test
event when you visit the site. This will be replaced
with the actual events once testing is completed. A
notice will be posted on the home page of the
website once registrations are open.
Branch Meeting Programme
Our full meeting
programme for 2009/10 is on the
branch website. If you want a
PDF for printing, that is also available. We are
working on restoring the ability to automatically
add events to your calendar through links on the
Did you know that BCS members can join up
to five BCS Specialist Groups online? Just sign on
Members' secure area, and click on "Specialist Groups" in
the box headed "Manage your membership". You should
then be able to join several Specialist Groups.
Members of the Specialist Group in Software
Testing will be interested in our
March meeting to be held in the inspiring
offices of Sophos in Abingdon.
Oxford Geek Nights
Oxford Geek Nights offer a chance for web developers
and designers in the local area to get together,
share their skills and talk about new ideas,
techniques and technologies. To learn more please
Did you know that you do not have to live in the UK
to attend a BCS lecture or meeting? For example, the
US chapter of BCS is going from strength to
strength. If you know if any ex-pat BCS members, be
sure to let them know.
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