CAS SW Hub (Bristol) 16 October
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (BST)
Clevedon, United Kingdom
CAS SW (Bristol) Hub meeting
John Fones, Computing and ICT
Valley Road, Clevedon, BS21 6AH
16 October 2013 16.30 - 18.30
Presentation from GE Oil and Gas, Nailsea
"Computing for challenging environments"
Programming panel on "Which programming language is best for you?".
"Anything you can do I can do better. ... Oh really?"
"Classroom coding - not the same as real coding - is it?"
Light Refreshments available from 4.15
16.30 - 16.35 Introduction and Welcome - What is CAS? Benefits of joining?
16.35 - 1700 - GE Oil and Gas, Nailsea - Presentation
1700 - 18.15 "Which programming language should I teach?" Panel of experts present on their favourite language to be used in the classroom: C#, Java, Pascal, Python, Assembler
18.15 - 18.30 - General discussion and questions to the panel from the audience
18.30 - Feedback, AOB and close
We look forward to seeing you.
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