One day event, cost of £15 plus VAT @20%, includes refreshments and lunch
Who is it for?
FAIRS'19 at AI-2019 will allow doctoral and MRes/MPhil students working on AI related projects to discuss their research and PhD experiences with senior academics in the field and with other Forum attendees. Students eligible to apply include those who have either completed a Master's degree in an AI field and who are interested in progressing to a PhD, or are current doctoral or research Masters students. The event will give students the opportunity to receive feedback in addition to the supervisory arrangements at their own institution.
Overview of Agenda
10.30 Arrival, registration and coffee
11.00 Small group discussions. Setting expectations for the day.
11.30 'Getting a PhD (in Computer Science) - Doing Good Research'. Dr. Frans Coenen from the University of Liverpool
Taken together at the University and covered by the event registration fee.
14.00 Student discussion groups.
Parallel streams, for students at different stages of the PhD. Discussion of issues and problems experienced by PhD students. All encouraged to share and get involved!
14.45 Break, tea and coffee
15.00 Panel session
Focus: doing a PhD
Question and answer session with a panel comprising recent PhD graduates, AI academics, industrial representative and PhD recruiters.
15.45 Panel session
Focus: careers and employment
16.30 Break, tea and coffee
17.00 'Examining a Higher Degree: The View from the Other Side'. Presentation by Professor Max Bramer. Followed by discussion.
About the organiser: This event is organised by BCS SGAI: The Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence.
Find out more about the group at http://www.bcs-sgai.org/
If you wish to receive information about the Group's future activities and are not an SGAI member please register on this link firstname.lastname@example.org
A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received by 9 December 2019, otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.
Things to note:
- This event may be recorded and pictures taken.
- The programme will begin at 11.00 a.m. to reduce the need for attendees to stay in Cambridge on Sunday night.
- Registration for the Forum will open at 10.30 a.m. on Monday, but participants who cannot arrive before the 11.00 a.m. start are encouraged to come straight to the Forum venue.
- The timings and programme content are provisional and subject to change without notice
For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters or visa requirements.