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Making the world a safer place one byte at a time
Wed 26 April 2017, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
Inaugural lecture by Jim Briggs, Professor of Informatics, University of Portsmouth
Professor Jim Briggs will talk about his career as a computer scientist: solving tricky real-world problems and helping to improve the ways people use information technology. One of the recurring themes of Professor Briggs’ career is how technology (and in particular information technology) can help make the world safer for people to live and work in. His inaugural lecture will cover various aspects of safety, from that of an individual to that of whole nations in disciplines ranging from sports to aerospace and the defence industry to healthcare.
Date: Wednesday 26 April 2017
Time: 6-7pm, followed by a drinks reception
Venue: Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH