London Hopper 2017
*Save the Date* – Thursday, 25 May, 2017
UCL and BCS Academy will be presenting the 13th London Hopper Colloquium on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at the BCS headquarters in London. This 1-day event will feature women speakers talking about their research, a spotlight competition open to postgraduate students, and lots of opportunities to network with other new researchers in computing.
The speakers are:
• Dr. Lynne Baillie, Heriot-Watt University – Building User Centered Rehabilitation Technologies
• Juliet Grout, IBM – Cybersecurity the billion pound problem
• Dr Anna Muszkiewicz, University of Oxford – Simulations of the human heart shed light on mechanisms underpinning atrial fibrillation
• Dr. Larissa Romualdo-Suzuki, Greater London Authority – Data as Infrastructure for Smart Cities
We are also pleased to announce that Maja Mataric’, Professor and Chan Soon-Shiong Chair of Computer Science, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics at the University of Southern California (USC) will be presenting the 7th Karen Spärck Jones Lecture, an evening event, honouring women in computing research, that will follow the London Hopper at the BCS Headquarters. Professor Mataric’ is also the Founding Director of the USC Robotics and Autonomous Systems Center, and a director of the USC Robotics Research Lab.
Both of these events are free. Please check http://academy.bcs.org/content/london-hopper-colloquium-2017 mid-March, 2017 for details on the programmes, venue and registration.
The London Hopper and Karen Spärck Jones Lecture take place at the BCS headquarters in Central London, with support from University College London, the BCS Academy and IBM.