Distinguished Lecture – Science, Technology and Industry, Quo Vadis? by Okyay Kaynak

University of Westminster Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street , London

This presentation discusses the profound technological changes that have taken place during the last 2 decades, the main characteristics being erosion and convergence. Okyay Kaynak received the B.Sc. degree with first class honours and Ph.D. degrees in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1969 and 1972 respectively.

2017 IEEE Greening Through ICT Summit

Opera District Paris

2017 IEEE Greening Through ICT Summit The Greening through ICT Summit (GtICT) examines opportunities both where information and communications technology (ICT) is used as a tool to improve environmental and societal functions, and improving the energy efficiency, carbon footprint and life cycle management of ICT itself. ICTs are currently transforming all spheres of human activity [...]

Webinar – Lifelong Learning in Human Activity Recognition

This webinar is designed to discuss future research trends in human activity recognition, i.e. lifelong learning – how to automatically and continuously adapt activity recognition systems to unexpected, unavoidable and constant changes in human actions, sensing technologies, and environments.

Technical Talk: Technology in Amputee Rehabilitation – Upper Limb Prosthetics

University of Reading Van Emden Theatre, Edith Morley Building, University of Reading, Reading

Prosthetic limbs are some of the oldest rehabilitation technology; Egyptian mummies have been found with prosthetic toes and hands. This talk will describe the technologies used in rehabilitation, with an emphasis on upper limb prosthetics. It will describe the solutions and point to reasons why some good ideas are not appropriate for everyday life.

The Cybernetics Society – 51st Annual Conference

Kings College London The Council Room, 152-170 Strand, London

You are invited to the Cybernetics 51st Anniversary Conference will be held on Saturday 21st September 2019 in London.

Technical Talk: What If You Could Grow Back An Amputated Hand For Pain Relief?

University of Reading Van Emden Theatre, Edith Morley Building, Whiteknights Campus, Reading

This talk will look at new ways of using robots and games and will demonstrate how strategies that aim to 'trick' the brain can have a positive impact on the recovery of cognitive and physical injuries and in reducing pain.

Webinar – Humanitarian Technologies Lecture Series: IEEE Ethics and COVID-19 related Initiatives

The Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technologies (SIGHT) in the UK & Ireland Section is pleased to announce a series of online lectures in connection with the Covid-19 related technologies. These are being organised in collaboration with the Technology Ethics SIG and the SMC Chapters. The first lecture in this series is IEEE Ethics and COVID-19 related Initiatives.

SMC Webinar | A History of Cybernetics

SMC Webinar | A History of Cybernetics by Prof Richard Mitchell, Professor of Cybernetics, University of Reading, UK Abstract In this webinar, Richard Mitchell, Professor of Cybernetics, discusses the origins of the subject - including the first human-made cybernetic system in 250 BC, influences prior to the Macy Conferences which led to Norbert Wiener’s [...]

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