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
What happens when the global population puts our cities at breaking point and how can we be ready for the explosion in demand? Matt will explore how state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and the smart devices we use daily can solve some of these huge problems. From frontline policing and government intelligence to social networking and marketing, we will see how the analysis of personal data is fundamentally changing the way our world works.
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.