Inventing the Future: The Oxford University/Computing at Schools conference
Posted: 17th October 2011
Oxford University and the Computing at Schools group are joining forces to offer a one-day taster session giving an insight into the fascinating innovations in Computer Science. The day is aimed at Year 12 and keen Year 11 Maths, Computing and ICT students and their teachers.
The conference which showcases future and emerging computing technology, will feature sessions including:
- Introduction to Computer Science — an Oxford University Professor explodes some myths
- Practical sessions — try our hands on activities
- Attend taster lectures
- Visit an Oxford College
- ....and many other sessions!
The day will combine lectures, demonstrations and a practical hands-on session. Speakers will include Oxford University lecturers and researchers in Computer Science, plus guest speakers currently working in industry.
The event is open to Year 12 and keen Year 11 students from UK schools and colleges and their teachers. Students should have a proven flair for Maths, Science or Computer Science. Max. 10 students per school; there is no minimum.
The conference will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from 9:15am to 4:00pm. It is free to attend but booking is essential.
Some feedback we received about last Oxford CAS Conference:
- Life-changing lectures
- Very motivating
- The best bit? All of it.