Seminar to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of EDSAC

As part of our Wednesday Seminar Series and the events we are holding to mark the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge, there will be a special seminar at 15:00 on Wednesday 6 May to celebrate the 60th anniversary of EDSAC.  The speakers will be Professor David Barron and Dr Doron Swade MBE and their presentation is entitled ‘Inventing the user: EDSAC in context’.  Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes will also make a contribution.

The seminar will be followed by a drinks reception at approximately 17:00 to which seminar attendees are invited. The seminar is open to all but those wishing to attend the reception are asked to notify Caroline.Matthews@cl.cam.ac.uk (or telephone 01223 334607/01223 763500) by Friday 1 May.

In the evening there will be a dinner in honour of the speakers in Clare College.  Numbers are limited and places available on a first-come first-served basis.  Further information can be obtained from Caroline Matthews as above, and places may be reserved on pre-payment of £35 per head.  Cheques made payable to the University of Cambridge should be sent to Caroline Matthews at the Computer Laboratory.

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