2020 CPHC Conference

The 2020 CPHC Conference is due to be held on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd April 2020 at the University of Salford, Media City Building, B4, Orange Tower, Salford Quays, Salford M50 2HE

The event is due to start with parallel Workshops on the morning of Wednesday 22nd April:

10:30-12:00 New & Aspiring Heads Workshop – Dr Atif Waraich (Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr Nick Savage (University of Portsmouth)

10.30-12:00 Well-being (TBC)

The main Conference start time is 12:00 and will close at approximately 15:30 on Thursday 23rd April following a further Workshop:

13:30-15:30 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The main Conference programme includes:
The changing landscape of graduate skills – an Industry perspective, developing Computer Science Strategy for 2025 – 2030, updates from related bodies, Ethics and AI, Access & Participation Plan (APP) and a Learning & Development Group (LDG) Update.

Speakers confirmed are from: Office for AI, UKRI, WonkHE, IBM, Barclays, Ada Lovelace Institute, Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, Centre for LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education, Manchester Digital and AWS.

The current Conference programme may be found here.  Keep an eye on this page for updates.

As with previous Conferences there will also be a Conference Dinner on the evening of Wednesday 22nd April to be held at The Lowry. You will be able to indicate on the booking system whether you wish to bring a guest. Please complete all of the necessary sections so that we can arrange adequate catering requirements.

The costs are as follows

Days 1 & 2 (inc the Conference and Dinner) £130
Day 1 only (no Dinner) £55
Dinner guest £50
Day 2 only £55

Bookings may be made at cphcconf2020.eventbrite.co.uk 

Information on hotels near to the Conference venue may be found here.

The 2020 CPHC Annual General Meeting will be held at the end of the first day of the Conference, at which the election of CPHC Committee Members will be held.  Further information on the nominees is available from cphc@bcs.uk.

Additional location information

MediaCity map

Campus map