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Manchester Network hosts Northern heat of PATW

The IET Manchester Network Young Professionals Section recently hosted the Northern heat of the Present Around the World Competition on 26 June 2014.  Taking part in the competition were local network winners from Coventry & Warwickshire, Manchester, Mersey & Western Cheshire, North Scotland, South East Scotland, South West Scotland and Wales North.

The winner, Edward Hac from North Scotland Network went on to complete in the GB&I heat in Reading earlier this month.  The runner-up was Michael Basford from the Coventry & Warwickshire Network.

A full set of images from the event can be found on the YP Section's Facebook page.
 



The 2015 Turing Lecture in Manchester - A date for your diary

The 2015 Turing Lecture in Manchester will be held on
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 and will be delivered by
Bob Pepper, Vice-President for Global Technology Policy at Cisco.  When available, further information and registration links will be given on www.theiet.org/turing.  This will be the seventeenth annual lecture in the series. Attendance is free. IET members, colleagues, students and the general public are all welcome.

 


 

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Hi Manchester Network. I wanted to get the date for the Manchester Turing Lecture in your diary for 2015. Frankly this year we were a bit disappointed with the turnout for IBM's Bernie Meyerson in manchester. Traditionally the Turing Manchester has been a brilliant night and a brilliant turn out and we want to make sure 2015 is the same, and for that we need your help. So please put Wednesday 25 February 2015 firmly in your diary for Bob Pepper, Vice President for Global Technology Policy at Cisco. Tell your colleagues, peers and especially we want to see the University students coming out. Registration links will be up in due course on www.theiet.org/turing but until then stick it in your diary and tell people all about it. If you can help locally promote the lecture let us know too.

Thanks for listening.
  • Posted Tue 12 Aug 2014 09:22 GMT

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