Ada Lovelace was a mathematician and scientist who worked with, and was an inspiration to, the computer pioneer Charles Babbage.
The Lovelace Medal was established by BCS in 1998 and is administered by the Awards Committee of the BCS Academy of Computing.
The Medal is presented to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the understanding or advancement of Computing.
The Lovelace Lecture is an annual lecture where the winner of the Lovelace Medal is given an opportunity to present a public lecture on their work.
Further information can be found on the BCS Academy of Computing website.