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  • Richard French, BCS Director of Educational Policy visited the global headquarters of ECDL Foundation in Dublin to meet ECDL Foundation Chief Executive Damien O’Sullivan to discuss the ongoing success of ECDL in the UK which has recently seen 71% more learners complete ECDL Essentials this year compared to last.
  • The Society for Computers and Law 40th anniversary lecture, Big and open - the new data frontiers, will be given by Professor Nigel Shadbolt on 21 March in London.
  • BCS is encouraging companies to take part in the employer ownership of skills pilot being run by The UK commission for employment and skills.
  • Richard French (Director of Educational Policy) visited ESSA Academy in Bolton to see how they have embraced digital skills with their recent move to provide every student and member of staff with a tablet device while removing traditional learning materials from the Academy.
  • EdMix.com is running a ‘Startup Pavilion’ and calling for entries for its technology pitching competition: ‘PitchFest’.
  • Cranfield Defence Security (CDS), one of the four schools of Cranfield University located in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire is running a research student program on the topic of ‘establishing the potential forensic artefacts recoverable from a Raspberry Pi device.’
  • The pressure on you to secure your company’s and client’s data has never been greater and all indications are that hacker attacks will continue to increase. The only way to address this growing risk is to take control and stay abreast of the latest trends and technologies.
  • Cloud Expo Europe will be 2013’s interpretative cloud computing event.
  • BCS listens to member feedback and is reducing the number of email newsletters to one a week from December 2012.
  • The 2013 CAS/CADE Conference will be on 8 - 10 April at the Watershed, Bristol. In preparation for the conference the organisers are requesting proposals for papers.