Festival of Ideas 2022

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Gwyddoniaeth a Pheirianneg - Faculty of Science and Engineering

This event is part of the Computational Foundry Events series

Speaker

Colin MacLachlan
Professor Lisa Short
Professor Tavi Murray - Swansea University
Stuart Macdonald and CYTREC - Swansea University

Speaker's Biography

Colin MacLachlan
A respectable military veteran, Colin served an impressive 18 years for The Royal Scots and the 22 SAS unit. He has lived to tell the tale of many incredible and dangerous experiences, from being kidnapped to hunting down guerrilla gangs and hijacked planes. Since retiring from the forces, he has provided high-level security to the likes of the Saudi Royal Family, was named a Sunday Times Bestseller, and found recent fame on the hit show, SAS: Who Dares Wins.

Professor Lisa Short
Professor Lisa Short is a preeminent authority and thought leader in frontier digital technology systems, design thinking, behavioural economics, education, transformational change, blockchain and crypto. She is an internationally renowned and highly regarded innovator with vast international experience founding and managing multiple companies and developing Patents for significant cutting-edge digital technology and value chain improvement projects, across different industry segments, and global markets including UK, APAC, Africa, Singapore and Europe.

From: 22 Sep 2022, 9:30 a.m.
To: 23 Sep 2022, 2 p.m.
Location: Computational Foundry, Bay Campus

We are delighted to see the return of the Festival of Ideas and look forward to welcoming you all to the Computational Foundry.

This year's Festival is being organised by the Computational Foundry and students from the Centre for Doctoral Training in Enhancing Human Interactions and Collaborations with Data and Intelligence Driven Systems.

Full agenda to be confirmed soon.

Our Centre’s community aspires to have a high degree of diversity of perspective. This is embedded within the Festival. Our aim is to appeal to a multi-disciplinary audience; provoking thought, inspiration and excitement, whilst learning, networking and having fun!

The Festival wants to give postgraduates from any University, across disciplines the opportunity to share their ideas. This will be achieved in one of two ways:

Via a 3 minute ‘Why My Research Matters’ talk and/or
A poster

Prizes will be given for the best entries!

To learn more about this event and the previous Festival of Ideas please visit our website (link below).

Any queries please email: computationalfoundry@swansea.ac.uk


Contact: Ellie Carpenter (Email: e.a.carpenter@swansea.ac.uk)

Website: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/computational-foundry/festival-of-ideas/

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