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The role of software in aerospace systems - BCS Edinburgh Branch

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)

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SPEAKER
Geoff Ramsay, Leonardo

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AGENDA
18:00 – Refreshments and networking
18:30 – Main presentation – Geoff Ramsay, Leonardo
20:00 – Close

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SYNOPSIS
Geoff will talk about high integrity systems and the role of software in aerospace systems, covering several key design features including frequent areas of error in systems, networks and computation issues. The lessons learnt from Boeing’s latest software disaster will also be touched on, with the final portion of the talk devoted to insights concerning future software development in the aerospace industry.
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SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY
Geoff Ramsay is a lead software engineer at Leonardo, Edinburgh. He is a design engineer with over forty years experience of real-time software and system development in the telecommunications, banking automation, medical instrumentation, marine oil exploration and aerospace industries. Responsibilities have covered the full life-cycle of large and small projects in both design and management roles.


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When & Where


University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum
Room G.03
10 Crichton Street
EH8 9AB Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)


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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

We are all responsible for ensuring technology-led change is safe and positive for everyone in society. At BCS we’re committed to meeting this responsibility under royal charter.

That’s why we set the highest standards of professionalism and best practice in the industry, share knowledge, and develop skills and capability tuned to our evolving digital world.

We’ve been supporting the technology industry since 1957 and our 73,000-strong membership spans 150 countries. Every member actively promotes IT professionalism and we provide them with career development opportunities and bring the community together to address the professional, ethical and economic challenges facing technology today.

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