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SICSA DemoFest 2019: Bringing Research to Life
4th November 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
4th November 2019, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
DemoFest returns to Edinburgh on 4th November for an evening of Computing and Informatics technology demonstrations, keynote talks and networking.
Attendance is free and there is still time to register: https://sicsademofest2019.eventbrite.co.uk
DemoFest is our annual showcase for Computing Science and Informatics research, organised and delivered by SICSA in partnership with ScotlandIS. It’s a great opportunity to talk with colleagues across the 14 SICSA Schools/Departments, see current research across SICSA; and meet representatives from business, Government and the public sector.
This year’s event will feature
- Welcome talk: Gillian Docherty OBE, The Data Lab
- Introductions: Jane Morrison-Ross, ScotlandIS
- Keynote talk from Dr Zoë Webster, Director of AI and Data Economy at Innovate UK – “Opportunities for Innovation in AI and the Data Economy”
- Research & Technology Showcase from 14 Scottish Universities covering key areas of research; an opportunity to collaborate and network in an informal environment with light refreshments.
We are pleased to welcome our Exhibiting Partners to the 2019 event:
- BBC Design + Engineering
- EIT Digital
- Energy Technology Partnership
- Glasgow City of Science & Innovation
- Informatics Ventures
- The School of Visualisation
- Urban Big Data Centre
15:00 – 16:00 – Exhibitor Networking Session (open to exhbitors and partners only)
16:00 – 17:00 – Keynote Session
17:00 – 19:00 – Research Showcase and Refreshments
19:00 – Event Close
The event is organised by SICSA in partnership with