About this day
Computer Science in Action is the ultimate enrichment day for Key Stage 5 computer science students. In five lively sessions experts from academia and industry will explore relevant topics that complement the curriculum. These sessions will motivate students to excel and give them ideas about future careers. An additional talk on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive a revision guide to take home.
Programme & speakers
Smart cities Matthew Leeke, University of Warwick
Matt will explore how state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and the smart devices we use daily can solve some huge societal problems.
About Matthew Leeke
Matt is the director of undergraduate studies at the University of Warwick. His research addresses a variety of issues relating to the design of dependable systems.
Algorithms + Data Structures == Animation Jon Macey, National Centre for Computer Animation
Jon will explore the algorithms and data structures that make animation possible, introducing students to the programming and maths behind animation.
About Jon Macey
Jon Macey is a senior lecturer in Computer Animation at the prestigious National Centre for computer animation at Bournemouth University where he teaches programming.