Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
Organizer: Ursula Martin (Oxford)
CMI Enhancement and Partnership Program
This symposium, celebrating Ada Lovelace's 200th birthday on 10 December 2015, is aimed at a broad audience of those interested in the history and culture of mathematics and computer science, presenting current scholarship on Lovelace's life and work, and linking her ideas to contemporary thinking about mathematics, computing and artificial intelligence. Other activities include a workshop for early career researchers and a Music and Machines event.
Speakers: Valerie Barr (Union College), June Barrow-Green (Open University), Drummond Bone (Oxford), Elizabeth Bruton (Museum of the History of Science, Oxford), Muffy Calder (Glasgow), Suw Charman-Anderson (founder, Ada Lovelace Day), Imogen Forbes-Macphail (Berkeley), Vicki Hanson (Rochester Institute of Technology), Chris Hollings (Oxford), Richard Holmes (British Academy), Adrian Johnstone (Royal Holloway), Julia Markus (Hofstra), Ursula Martin (Oxford), Sydney Pauda (author, The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage), Murray Pittock (Glasgow), Cheryl E. Praeger (Western Australia), Soren Riis (Queen Mary London), Stephanie Shirley, Bernard Sufrin (Oxford), Doron Swade, Betty Toole (author, Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers), Moshe Verdi (Rice), Mike Wooldridge (Oxford), Alex Wolf (Imperial)