New Committee Elected

Carsten Maple (Warwick) takes over from Sally Smith (Edinburgh Napier) as Chair.  (Sally remains on the committee as Immediate Past Chair.)  Sally Fincher (Kent) takes the position of Vice Chair.  Colin Johnson (Kent) continues as Secretary and Edmund Robinson (Queen Mary) as Treasurer.

Current committee members, Balbir Barn (Middlesex), Vic Grout (Wrexham Glyndwr), Keith Miller (Manchester Metropolitan), Miltos Petredis (Brighton) and Rupert Ward (Huddersfield), are joined by new committee members, Ian Allison, (West of Scotland), Ray Farmer (Coventry) and a returning Ian Wells (Wales Trinity Saint David).

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Annual Conference Opens

The 2016 CPHC Conference and AGM, opens on Monday 25th April 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The full agenda (PDF) is available here

Speakers include our Patron, Maggie Philbin, Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Professor Steve Furber, Professor Malcolm Press, Professor Graham Cormode, Professor Sean Ryan, Dr. Bill Mitchell, Sally Smith, Liam Blackwell, Jenny Taylor, Zia Hayat, Katie Gallagher, Colin Adams, Nicola Turner, Olivia Tan and many more.

cphc16Keith Miller, Prof Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Sally Smith & Prof Malcolm Press

Topics cover employability and accreditation, strategy and priorities, employer perspectives and degree apprenticeships, entrepreneurship and the ‘start-up’ culture, CS education and funding, BCS students and The Alan Turing Institute, among others.

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Next Steps Workshop on Cybersecurity, Accreditation and Computing Science

Fresh on the heels of a UK university tour which gleaned input from 60 HEI’s, this will be an opportunity to shape priorities for the support we provide to enhance cybersecurity content within computing science degrees and meet new guidelines for accreditation. The session will review the recommendations received from the universities, and inform the development of supporting materials and resources that will be made available to the computing science community. We will cover work that universities are actively working on today, including curriculum development projects funded by the HEA, proposals to develop an online resource repository; professional development and staff training; case histories; infrastructure specifications and more.

Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road.  Tuesday April 26, 13:00 – 14:30 (following lunch at the CPHC Annual Conference)

Led by Carsten Maple, Vice-Chair CPHC and Adrian Davis, CISSP, Managing Director EMEA (ISC)2.  This session is hosted with the support of the UK Office of Cybersecurity and information Assurance.

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CPHC Annual Conference: programme now available

The 2016 CPHC Conference is on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th April 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester. M15 6BH.

Book now for the conference.

Please see the conference programme  details.

The conference starts at 09.30 on the morning of Monday 25th April with a New Heads Workshop (the main Conference start time is 12.00).

There is a parallel workshop on Monday morning at 10:30am for anyone interested in Athena Swan.

Confirmed speakers include Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Professor Steve Furber and Maggie Philbin, CEO and Founder of Teentech, and our Patron.

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2016 CPHC Conference Booking Open

The 2016 CPHC Conference is due to be held on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th April 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester. M15 6BH.

Details are currently provisional. However, the event is due to start at 09.45 on the morning of Monday 25th April with a New Heads Workshop (the main Conference start time is 12.00) and will close at approximately 12.30 on Tuesday 26th April, followed by a networking lunch for delegates. Confirmed speakers include Professor Steve Furber, ICL Professor of Computer Engineering at Manchester University and Maggie Philbin, CEO and Founder of Teentech, and our Patron.

A Conference programme is taking shape and will be available very soon

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