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Bristol Girl Geek Dinner #7
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 6:00 PM (GMT)
Bristol, United Kingdom
I am very glad to announce the 7th edition of Bristol Girl Geek Dinners and also our 1 year of existence!
The Merchant Venturers School of Engineering of the University of Bristol is hosting and sponsoring our evening, Wednesday 23rd of March. The evening will start at 6pm and the talk at 6.30pm.
We are very lucky to have Professor Ann Blandford from UCL has our guest speaker. She will be giving a talk on Designing to faciliate serendipity.
As usual, men are welcome to the event as long as they are invited by one of our female participants.
The event is free. Please register before Monday 21st of March.
Ann Blandford is Professor of Human–Computer Interaction in the Department of Computer Science at University College London, and Director of UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC). She has a first degree in Maths (from Cambridge) and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence (from the Open University). She started her career in industry, as a software engineer, but soon moved back into academia, where she developed a focus on the use and usability of computer systems. Ann leads research projects on human error and on interacting with information, with a focus on modelling situated interactions. She has over 150 publications in international, peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. She has been technical programme chair for several conferences, the most recent being NordiCHI 2010, and is currently Chair of the BCS/CPHC Distinguished Dissertations Committee.