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The “BCS The Chartered Society for IT” Isle of Man section is pleased to announce two BCS events on the same day, Friday 1st February, 2013.
LUNCHTIME EVENT : James Cameron, “Can IT help save the world?”
12.00pm until 1.30pm.
James Cameron, a leading green economist and international lawyer, will share some thoughts on IT and the green economy. Crowdsourced green finance? PGE online services with hydro-electric powered data hosting? Dashboard led impact investing? Live air quality and next bus mobile apps to help with chronic asthma and car journey displacement? A unique opportunity to contribute to real world answers with a Davos keynote speaker.
There will be an opportunity for a detailed Q&A session.
Complementary refreshments will be provided.
EVENING EVENT : Steven Flower, “Hackday #1: DIY Public Services”.
5.00pm to 8.30pm.
Steven Flower is a Civic Technologist and Social Entrepreneur and pushes tangible progress with rapid prototyping, hackdays, github collaboration, data visualisation and NEETs retraining bootcamps.
He will help host practical discussions on subjects such as Facebook, Twitter, licensing (e.g. Creative Commons and OGL) and distributed online project management.
The guest hosts will deliver 10 minute ignite sessions on anything from mobile apps, data cleansing and OCR to APIs, Google Analytics and online marketing results from a bakery startup!
Please note that this is not a catered event.
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