AGM followed by An Appreciation of Alan Turing, Virtuoso and Visionary

When: 19th Oct 2017, 18:00 - 19th Oct 2017, 20:00
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS London Central Branch
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Jonathan Bowen, Emeritus Professor of Computing, London South Bank University

Jonathan will take us through the journey of Turing's life and achievements, offer an appreciation of his great contribution and growing reputation. If you are already familiar with Alan Turing this talk with enrich your understanding and bring you up to date. For those yet to appreciate the magnitude of his influence, this will be a most valuable introduction.

Jonathan P. Bowen FBCS FRSA is a joint author of recently published The Turing Guide (2017). He is Emeritus Professor of Computing at London South Bank University, where he established and headed the Centre for Applied Formal Methods. Jonathan's academic career spans Birmingham City University, the University of Reading, Oxford University Computing Laboratory's Programming Research Group and Imperial College, London. His books and publications include subjects such as Formal Methods and Electronic Visualisation. Jonathan was a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is Chairman of Museophile Limited.


6.00pm - Arrive for AGM
6.30pm - Talk
8.00pm - Close