Updates, comments and requests from the committee.
- We voted Tilo and Dan Page as our best lecturers so we’re giving them the chance to give us a lecture.On the 8th and 15th of December- Help from Best of Bristol lectures expected
- Outreach Program
- We want to set up a program where students go to their old schools/colleges to do a talk about Computer Science, take questions and maybe do a small workshop/exercise
- Training would be provided and potentially money from the department
- Sponsorship Talks
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch – 2nd November, 1pm – One soon by mubaloo
- Another talk by Bank of America to be expected – Three by Nvidia
- 2 workshops from the Bank of America involving several rooms in the MVB. A big event with many opportunities to talk to engineers – Note: BOA are not looking for traders but software designers for High Performance Computing projects – Mubaloo will be providing a number of smartphone app tutorials. Dates and times to follow
- More Talks to be held at the department – Imagination Technologies – BBC Olympics
- Getting problems with Wednesday lunchtimes due to UCAS days in MVB. Would it be best to change venue or change the day? – Smartphone Event – To be held by mubaloo -
Games Jam event
- Hoping to do this and link with outside developers – What do people think? -
- Press Officer
- We think we need it - Do you agree? - Who wants to do it?
- Radio Show
- Every Monday at 5.30 there will be a tech-based radio show co-hosted by Callum -
- Anybody interested in writing one of these? – Careers service talks on this topic to follow, aimed at 1st and 2nd years- CSS Weekly
- What do people think of this? Any suggestions? – Do you read it?! Vice-President (James)- Keeping on top of all of the above
- Sponsors this year – ICERA (now Nvidia!), BOAM, mubaloo – Lots of money, let us know what you want done with it
- Explain my involvement in organising events -How much is down to me / department
- What I can and can’t organise
- What do people want?
- Survey to follow
- Talk about future events
- Winter formal
- Alcohol optional events; bowling Sports (Alistair)-What we do at the moment with regard to sports – social football and 5-a-side league -A request for more participation
- Does anyone have an idea of other sports they’d like to do in CSS?
- New website design
- Can now use single sign on
- Going to add some guides (C, Java, SSH, maybe git). Open to suggestions on topics people would find useful – Internships and sponsors section coming soon – Hope to ultimately add stack overflow and industry RSS feeds
- Just got to make sure everybody’s informed with what’s going on with meeting minutes etc. -Help out with anything else
- We are looking for a press officer to manage the all-new CSS blog and general media management for CSS
- What do you want us to do?
- Any complaints?