BCS Edinburgh Branch
Programme of Meetings 2000-2001

BCS Edinburgh Branch meetings are held, unless otherwise stated, at 6.30pm in the Apex International Hotel, Grassmarket, Edinburgh. The hotel is marked with a red circle on this map.

A full programme of meetings is planned for the coming year, and full details are provided below.

Meetings which have already taken place are listed after meetings which have not yet happened.

Other Scottish Branch meetings are listed at BCSinScotland.


6PM 9 May 2001 Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
Professor David Hartley, CCDC
The Branch AGM will precede the lecture, and start at approximately 6:30PM
PDF poster
4 Oct 2000 Future Networking
Martin Cook, Cisco
PDF poster
1 Nov 2000 From Light-Years to Terabytes: Astronomy and Computing
Alan Bridger, UK Astronomy Technology Centre
PDF poster
Power point slides (26 Mbytes)
22 Nov 2000 Evolutionary Computing
Ben Paechter, Napier University
PDF poster
5 Dec 2000
The Classification of Single Malt Whiskies
David Wishart
Joint talk with Royal Statistical Society
17 Jan 2001 Balancing business needs with Data Protection requirements
Sheelagh Keddie, The Data Compliance Centre
PDF poster
Powerpoint presentation
15 Feb 2001
Wireless Communication --- The Martini Effect (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere!)
Anthony Harford, Mobile Communications Consultant, BT Cellnet
Thursday, refreshments from 6PM
PDF poster Powerpoint presentation
14 Mar 2001
Venue Changed to Apex European Hotel, Haymarket
Quantum Computation (the most massively parallel processor?)
Dr J.F. Snowdon, Department of Physics, Heriot-Watt University
Apex European Hotel, 90 Haymarket Terrace

PDF poster

All day 7 Apr 2001
The Sidney Michaelson Memorial Symposium
Artificial Intelligence: Feats and Frontiers
Keynote speakers:
Prof. Marvin Minsky, MIT
Prof. Mike Brady, Oxford University
Pollock Halls, Edinburgh University
PDF poster
15 Apr 2001
Royal Museum of Scotland Lecture Theatre
Edinburgh International Science Festival
Handling the Human Genome
Tim Hubbard, Sanger Centre Tickets are required.
Contact the Branch Secretary for tickets.
Royal Museum of Scotland Lecture Theatre
PDF poster