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Staff, Alumni and Friends Event: ‘Computer Science: Then and Now’ June 19th 2018 June 14

Professor Carol O’Sullivan

Head of School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin 


alumni, staff and friends to:

Computer Science: Then and Now

Date: Tuesday 19th June, 2018

Time: 5.30pm - 8.00pm

Venue: The O'Reilly Institute

This event is free but registration is essential.  


The evening will formally open with a tribute to Professor John Byrne by Professor Jane Grimson, Fellow Emeritus and Pro-Chancellor of the University. 

Affectionately remembered as ‘Prof Byrne, the father of computing in Ireland’ we will hear about his pioneering work in introducing Computer Science as an academic discipline in Ireland and how he has influenced so many world scholars and leaders.

The second part of the evening will be an address from Professor Carol O’Sullivan who will highlight the exciting activities within the School and the cutting-edge research and associated spin-offs.  She will also look at the future of computing and ways that Alumni can get involved in shaping that future.              

Registration, coffee/tea from 5.30 p.m.

Wine and nibbles will be served to close the evening. 

Please circulate this invitation through your networks and social media channels.




Posted by:  Catherine O'Connor, Head of External Relations, School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin

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