Engineering & Robotics

Turing Lecture 2018

Thursday 22 February, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Suitability: 14 Yrs +

Innovation and Technology – Art or Science?

Free. Booking advisable

Join Dr Andy Harter for the 2018 Turing Lecture. In his talk, Dr Harter will examine the role of “art” in technology - including not only form and beauty but also craft, design, skill, invention and intuition.  Can we do more to appreciate and promote the importance of “art” as a feature on the interdisciplinary landscape?  
Dr Andy Harter is a distinguished innovator and entrepreneur. He was Director of Research and Engineering at the influential AT&T Cambridge Laboratory where he led many hardware and software projects through to commercial exploitation. He was responsible for VNC software and its seminal role in establishing the remote access market. The technology is on over a billion devices, is on more different kinds of computer than any other application and is an official part of the internet.  

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Belfast City Hall
Donegall Square S
Antrim BT1 5GS


BCS: The Chartered Institute for ITThe Institution of Engineering and Technology