Future of Mobility – 5G, IoT and more

- Transforming work environments

BCS, 5 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HA
Wednesday 3 April 2019
 Start 18:30

**This event is relevant for all interested in future telecommunications, internet and work environments **

All Welcome. Free Event. Limited Spaces

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Come to this event to learn and discuss:

  • What were the 3 big inventions of the 20th century and how will they shape our world?
  • How will high bandwidth and connectivity between vehicles, drones, smart cities, appliances, all benefit our future?
  • What skills are needed in a hyperconnected and automated world?
  • How can government promote UK leadership in this area?

  • Our presenter:

  • DR MIKE SHORT CBE – Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Trade, UK Government

    After 30 years in Telecommunications with Telefonica, Mike joined the Department for International Trade in December 2017 as its first Chief Scientific Adviser.

    Mike leads the science and engineering profession in the department and ensures its policy is informed by the best science, engineering and technical advice. He advises on technical aspects of future trade deals as DIT looks to create new arrangements following Brexit, and works with UK research, development and academic communities to boost scientific and engineering exports.

    He is currently a visiting professor at the universities of Surrey, Coventry, Leeds, Lancaster and Salford, where in recent years he has led development and collaborations in areas such as 5G smart cities, digital healthcare, cybersecurity and driverless vehicles.
    Food and drink with networking after the event.

    London Student Quiz Challenge

    BCS, 5 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HA
    17 April 2019
    18:00 for a 18:30 Quiz Start to approx. 20:30

    **This event is relevant for testing your knowledge**

    All Welcome. Free Event. Various Team and Individual Prizes

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    London Universities compete against each other in this IT, Technology and General Knowledge Quiz

    Not a student?  Didn’t make the team? You are still able to take part

    Enjoy the likes of University Challenge or Pub Quizzes?

     Why not see how your individual brainpower compares

    We have a number of Universities that have confirmed that they are submitting a team in this exciting event.

    University Team Requirements :

  • 1 team per University
  • Up to 4 undergraduate students per team
  • Team to be confirmed to organisers by 31 March 2019 (change in final team submission at the event is allowed)

    Question Subjects (alphabetically) :

  • Engineering

  • Finance

  • General Knowledge

  • Geography

  • History

  • IT
  • Languages

  • London

  • Maths

  • Science

  • Technology

  • Any questions about the event please email bcsnlb@bcs.org

    Informal networking with food and drink at this event

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