Conference and AGM 2017

The 2017 Conference  is due to be held on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 April 2017 at Microsoft UK HQ, Reading.

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CPHC Programme

CPHC Agenda

09.30-12.00 New Heads Workshop – Dr Iain Phillips

10:30-12.00 Athena Swan – Professor Carron Shankland

12:00 Arrival Registration – Lunch is served

13:00 Welcome by host – Liam Kelly, Microsoft

13:10 Conference Introduction by Chair of CPHC – Professor Carsten Maple

13:20 UK Computing Science Skills and Employability – Sandy Grom, DCMS

14:15 REF 2021 – Professor Anthony Cohn

14:45 BCS Accreditation Update – Dr Bill Mitchell, BCS

15.15 Coffee Break

15.45 HEFCE and the Institute of Coding – Nicola Turner, MBE, HEFCE

16.30 Research and Innovation in the UK – Dr David Bott

17:00 CPHC Annual General Meeting Accounts & Elections (Chair, Vice Chair Treasurer, Secretary & Committee Members)

17:30 Summary and Close

19:00 Drinks Reception & Dinner at Reading Museum & Town Hall – After Dinner Presentation – Dr Simon Singh, MBE

TUESDAY  

9:15 Arrival Registration / Coffee

9:45 Welcome Maggie Philbin, CPHC Patron

10:00 The Future of UK STEM outside the EU – Dr Sarah Main, CaSE

10.45 CPHC Shadbolt Implementation Update CPHC Working Groups

11:00 Coffee Break

11:15 EPSRC ICT Strategy and Priorities – Dr Renee van de Locht, EPSRC,

11.45 Graduate Employability Community for Computing – Professor Sally Fincher

12.30 Lunch, including GECCO poster session

13:30 Close