The risks of cloud computing

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Trophy Suite, Tally Ho! Sports & Conference Centre, Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7RN


The Birmingham Branch AGM will take place on Tuesday 15 October 2013. It will be the first event of the evening and those wishing to attend should note it is 18:00 for 18:30 start. Following on from the AGM we will have Katie Wood as our guest speaker.


For the first event of our new session, Katie Wood will discuss the risks inherent in cloud computing and cloud technologies.

Tea, coffee and a buffet will be available. Both members and non-members are welcome.

About the Presenter

Katie Wood is a Senior Lecturer in Informatics at the University of Wolverhampton. She had previous worked as a Lecturer at the University of Malta and Edge Hill University. Katie’s specialist areas are around cloud computing and security. She is currently undertaking a PhD in understanding the role and challenges of misconfiguration in public clouds.

As well as publishing at conferences and international journals, Katie has been a co-organiser of several workshops within cloud and security at international conferences.

As those of you that attended will be aware, sadly Katie was not free to talk on that evening. The branch extends its warm gratitude to Rhys Sharp for presenting his experience in cloud computing in the public sector.


PDF Icon Cloud in practice - Rhys Sharp

AGM documents:

Chairman's Report for 2013 (PDF)
Treasurer's Report for 2013 (PDF)
Agenda for AGM 2013 (PDF)
Minutes for AGM 2013 (PDF)