Programme

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Provisional programme

Monday 8th December 2008

10.30

Arrival, registration and coffee

11.00

“Getting a PhD (in Computer Science) - Doing Good Research”. Presentation by Dr Frans Coenen. Followed by discussion.

12.30

Lunch
Taken together in the University Centre, to be purchased by individuals.

1.15

Student presentations and discussion groups.
Two parallel streams, for early or later stage students. Presenting students will receive feedback on their work. Discussion of issues and problems experienced by PhD students.

2.45

Break, tea and coffee

3.00

Panel session.
Question and answer session with a panel comprising recent PhD graduates, AI academics,  industrial representative and PhD recruiters.

4.30

Break, tea and coffee

4.45

“Examining a Higher Degree: The View from the Other Side”. Presentation by Professor Max Bramer. Followed by discussion.

6.15

Close

Notes:

  • The programme will begin at 11.00 a.m. to reduce the need for attendees to stay in Cambridge on Sunday night.
  • Registration for the Forum will open at 10.30 a.m. on Monday, but participants who cannot arrive before the 11.00 a.m. start are encouraged to come straight to the Forum venue
  • The timings and programme content are provisional and subject to change without notice.

Students attending FAIRS’08 will be very welcome to attend the AI-2008 conference and workshops, for which a special student rate is available. Full details are at www.bcs-sgai.org/ai2008.
 

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