Present Around The Campus October

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Present Around The Campus October
Subevent of QUESTS Present Around The Campus
Type of Conference
Start 31/10/11
Location
Venue: TBC
City: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
Costs
Min Cost: Free for QUESTS Members
Max Cost: 5
Important dates
Workshops due: 24/10/11
Tutorial due: 24/10/11
Abstracts due: 24/10/11
Papers due: 24/10/11
Posters due: 24/10/11
Demos due: 24/10/11
Submissions due: 24/10/11
Camera ready due: Yes

Present your work or anything you're interested in to the QUESTS Present Around The Campus (PATCests, as in Pat Cests).

Presentations to be fun, interactive, and just a little crazy, and be 5-20minutes long.

Dual-projectors will be available, and presentations can be videotaped at the presenters discretion.

To submit, either add your title and abstract below, with your name and a contact email, or email quests@qub.ac.uk

Confirmed Abstracts[edit]

Piracy - A Study of Pirates and Their Influence on Pop Culture[edit]

Speaker: Matt Collins

Misleading titles are fun.

I did this years ago in a comedy club. May update it slightly or just reuse what Ive already got.


Potential Talks[edit]

The Below Talks May Not Appear at This Event but will be Cycled to the next event or at the speakers discretion

Hello Computer[edit]

Speaker: Niall McLaughlin

Not really an abstract but here's some ideas. I'm nearing the end of my PhD now, so I could probably give a talk on some of my research. I don't know if would be as interesting to other people as to me...

During my PhD I've been working on robust biometrics - speaker recognition that's robust to substantial background noise and facial recognition, robust to severe lighting variation. While my research itself is probably not suitable for a general audience, I could give a talk on the generalities of how, for example, facial recognition works - hopefully without getting bogged down into too much maths!