Making the world a safer place one byte at a time

Professor Jim Briggs

Date/Time: Wednesday 26 April, 2017 - 6:00pm

Date/Time End: Wednesday 26 April, 2017 - 7:00pm

Venue: Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH

Presenter: Professor Jim Briggs

Inaugural lecture by Jim Briggs, Professor of Informatics, University of Portsmouth

Professor Jim Briggs will talk about his career as a computer scientist: solving tricky real-world problems and helping to improve the ways people use information technology. One of the recurring themes of Professor Briggs’ career is how technology (and in particular information technology) can help make the world safer for people to live and work in. His inaugural lecture will cover various aspects of safety, from that of an individual to that of whole nations in disciplines ranging from sports to aerospace and the defence industry to healthcare.

Admission is free, but please book a place on Eventbrite.

To Book

Email: events@port.ac.uk

https://jimbriggs26apr2017.eventbrite.co.uk

Contact details for more information

Name: Maricar Jagger

Email: maricar.jagger@port.ac.uk

Extension: 3757

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