Grand Challenges to be debated in Glasgow

 15 February 2006

Grand Challenges Poster Delegates at the next Grand Challenges conference on 22-24 March will hear about long-term initiatives to advance computing research and education.

Research topics discussed will include ubiquitous computing, modelling the mind, and non-standard models; education topics will include a better mix of courses, improving the public image of computing and support for career-long education.

As well as looking at the progress of existing research programmes, delegates will discuss possible new projects.

The conference will consist of presentations and workshop activities. The first keynote address will be delivered by Irving Wladawsky-Berger of IBM, who is responsible for identifying emerging technologies and marketplace developments critical to the future of the IT industry.

The conference is primarily intended for people in universities and research establishments, including members of The Conference of Professors and Heads of Computing and UK Computing Research Committee.

More about the Conference.