Computers and Tea - Lyons Electronic Office

Date:
Monday 28 April 2008

Time:
6.00pm for 6.30pm to 8.00pm with a finger buffet

Speaker:
Quintin Gee, Learning Societies Lab, ECS, University of Southampton

Venue:
Southampton Solent University, The Solent Lecture Theatre in the Sir James Matthew Building, Above Bar Street; Location - building marked 1 on Map 1.

Description:
The Joe Lyons catering company had always been at the forefront of office automation, and computers were no exception. They built their own computer, LEO, which was the first for commerce in the world, eventually producing over 100, many for export.

This event is open to all (both BCS and non BCS members), free of charge, but pre-registration if possible to margaret.ross@solent.ac.uk, just with a subject line message, that you are coming would be appreciated, to assist with the refreshment arrangements.