There will be no event this Wednesday so our first event will be *Learn
To Code* on Thursday, covering Functions and Libraries with the main
group, and Compound Data Structures with the secondary group. See below
for links to last week's material.
*Geek Night* will be on Saturday, join us for games, coding, and pizza.
We also have a notice about the interdisciplinary *IN[SCI]TE* conference
in 0th Week Trinity, with over 30 undergraduate talkers and some
exciting keynote speakers it is well worth a look. Details are below.
Finally a penultimate reminder about the *AGM* next Wednesday. If you
cannot attend but are a CompSoc member please do nominate a proxy, just
reply to this email specifying a current CompSoc member who will be
attending (any member of the current committee is a good choice).
Hope everyone is having a great week and we look forward to seeing you
at our events.
Learn To Code 4 <https://www.facebook.com/events/209576626061844/>
*Department of Computer Science - 7:30pm Thursday (5th week)*
In Session 4, we will be looking at Functions and Libraries with the
main group, and Compound Data Structures with the secondary group.
The material from previous sessions can be found at
Doors will open at 7pm, for a 7:30pm start. The session will last 2 hours.
If you are interested in helping out at Learn to Code, please get in touch!
Geek Night 5 <https://www.facebook.com/events/1515161922122969/>
*Undergraduate Social Area - 7:00pm Saturday (5th week)*
Our sixth Geek Night of 2016, with our usual selection of food, drinks,
games, chatting and coding. We would love to see some new faces, so
please do feel free to come along. Open to all members and anyone
interested in joining.
AGM & Committee Elections
*Undergraduate Social Area - 7:00pm Wednesday (6th week)*
We require 20 voters to meet quorum, so please do nominate a proxy if
you cannot attend. At our annual general meeting we will be electing our
new executive committee for the next year. The positions up for election
President: Leads the society and liaises with the senior member.
Secretary: Organises events and logistics.
Treasurer: Handles the society bank account and reimbursements.
If you have any questions about these positions, and would like to
discuss them with the current committee email us at
committee(a)ox.compsoc.net <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or talk to us
in person at any event this term.
Anyone is welcome to attend, but only CompSoc members may cast their
vote on motions or run for positions. If you are not yet a member
register this term to have your say on the future of the society. If you
are unable to attend in person you may nominate another member who is
then able to vote on your behalf. If you wish to do this please email us
at committee(a)ox.compsoc.net <mailto:email@example.com>.
External Event: IN[SCI]TE
Tickets for IN[SCI]TE 2016, the Oxford undergraduate interdisciplinary
science conference, are now on sale, and we can reveal more details
about our inaugural conference! Buy your ticket at www.inscite.co/attend
<http://www.inscite.co/attend> before they all go!
*IN[SCI]TE 2016 features*:
Over 30 undergraduate speakers, speaking on a massive range of
topics – from cosmology, through cellular machines, to computational
creativity and more
A careers panel with experts from industry and academia
Professor Gero Miesenböck FRS, a neuroscientist who pioneered
optogenetics, as one of our keynote speakers
Dr Ceri Brenner, a wonderfully enthusiastic and inspiring laser
physicist, as the other!
The conference will be on Monday and Tuesday of 0th Week Trinity term,
18-19th April, at Merton College. Tickets are £25 for the whole two days.
Find out more on our event
and get a taste of
things to come by watching Gero talk at a TED conference here:
The Oxford University Computing Society (CompSoc) aims to organise
meetings and events for our members to use and further their computing
interests. See all of our upcoming events on our Facebook Page
<https://facebook.com/oxcompsoc/> or visit our Website
<https://ox.compsoc.net> for more information about the society.
Secretary - Oxford University Computer Society