Past Turing Lectures

YearSpeakerLecture titleMedia
2014 Dr Bernard S. Meyerson
IBM Fellow & Vice President, Innovation
Beyond silicon: cognition and much, much more IET.tv
 2013 Suranga Chandratillake
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of blinkx plc
What they didn't teach me: building a technology company and taking it to market Interview video
IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
2012 Professor Ray Dolan
Mary Kinross Professor of Neuropsychiatry, and Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, at UCL
From cryptanalysis to cognitive neuroscience - a hidden legacy of Alan Turing IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
2011 Professor Don Knuth
Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University
An evening with Don Knuth - All questions answered IET.tv (London)
IET.tv (Manchester)
Flyer (PDF)
2010 Professor Christopher Bishop 
Chief Research Scientist, Microsoft Research Cambridge
Embracing Uncertainty: The new machine intelligence IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)
2009 Professor Sir Michael Brady FRS, FREng, FMedSci, FIET, FInstP, FBCS
BP Professor of Information Engineering, University of Oxford
Information Engineering and its Future IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
2008 Dr James Martin
Author, Business Leader and Social Entrepreneur
Target Earth IET.tv
2007 Grady Booch
IBM
The Promise, the Limits and the Beauty of Software IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
2006 Dr Chris Mairs
Director, Data Connection plc & Senior Vice President, Product Management & Business Development, MetaSwitch
Lifestyle Access for the Disabled – Adding Positive Drift to the Random Walk with Technology IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
2005 Professor Fred Brooks Jr, FREng Dist. FBCS
Founding Kenan Professor of Computer Science University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Collaboration and Telecollaboration in Design IET.tv
2004 Professor Fred Piper
Director of Information Security Group, Professor of Mathematics, Royal Holoway, University of London
Cyberspace Security, The Good, The Bad & The Ugly IET.tv
2003 Dr Carol Kovac
General Manager, IBM Life Sciences
Computing in the Age of the Genome IET.tv
2002 Professor Mark E Welland
Professor of Nanotechnology, University of Cambridge
Smaller, Faster, Better – but is it Nanotechnology  
2001 Nick Donofrio
Senior Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing - IBM Corporation
Technology Innovation and the New Economy Script (PDF)
2000 Professor Brian Randell
University of Newcastle
Facing up to Faults  
1999 Professor Samson Abramsky From Computation to Interaction – Towards a Science of Information Slides (PDF)

Media from previous lectures is kindly hosted by the IET.

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