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30th October 2018
09:30 to 10:00 Registration and Tea & Coffee
Session 1: Setting the Scene
10:00 to 10:10 Welcome and Introduction Jane Leeks (Newton Gateway to Mathematics)
David Abrahams (Isaac Newton Institute)
10:10 to 10:20 Why New Computational Approaches are Needed? GCHQ Speaker (GCHQ)
10:20 to 10:50 Future Challenges in Computation - Energy and Performance Erol Gelenbe (Imperial College London)
Session 2: Novel Approaches - Neuromorphic Computing
10:50 to 11:20 Future Directions in Neuromorphic Computing Stephen Furber CBE FRS (University of Manchester)
11:20 to 11:40 Tea and Coffee
11:40 to 12:10 Harnessing the Power of the Brain with Metal-Oxide Themis Prodromakis (University of Southampton)
Session 3: Novel Approaches - Biologically Inspired Paradigms
12:10 to 12:40 Shannon on DNA: How to Approach the Limits of Molecular Data Storage Jossy Sayir (University of Cambridge), (European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge)
12:40 to 13:10 DNA Supremacy - The Potential of DNA-based Computation Ross King (University of Manchester)
13:10 to 14:00 Lunch and Posters
14:00 to 14:30 What can AI Contribute to Neuroscience? Caswell Barry (University College London)
Session 4: Novel Approaches - Materials for Novel Circuits (Chair: Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College London)
14:30 to 15:00 Magnonic Opportunities for Novel Computing Hardware and Software Architectures John Gregg (University of Oxford)
15:00 to 15:30 Using DNA to Assemble Molecular Electronic Devices Arzhang Ardavan (University of Oxford)
15:30 to 15:50 Tea and Coffee
Session 5: Novel Approaches - Architectures (Chair: Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College London)
15:50 to 16:20 Heterotic Computing Viv Kendon (University of Durham)
16:20 to 16:50 Communication Locality in Computation: Software, Many-core Processors and Brains Simon Moore (Cambridge Computer Laboratory)
16:50 to 17:10 Questions
17:10 to 18:00 Posters, Networking and Drinks Reception
19:00 to 21:30 Workshop Dinner (Fitzwilliam College)
31st October 2018
Session 6: Problem Owners Perspectives
09:30 to 10:00 Computational Challenges in the Security Sector Michael Groves (National Cyber Security Centre)
10:00 to 10:30 Computing Industry Challenges Tony Lewis (HP)
10:30 to 11:00 Computational Drug Discovery: Present and Future Jonny Wray (E-Therapeutics)
11:00 to 11:20 Tea and Coffee
Session 7: Break-out Groups
11:20 to 11:40 Introduction to the three discussion topics and group formation
11:40 to 13:00 Group Discussions
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch and Posters
14:00 to 15:00 Group Discussions continued
15:00 to 15:15 Tea and Coffee
15:10 to 15:45 Group Leaders feedback on groups and discussions
15:45 to 16:15 Panel Discussions - Questions, Next Steps and Wrap-Up