About the seminar
This seminar marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the ALGOL 60 report. Its significance and influence will be presented and discussed by a panel of distinguished speakers.
Contributions for this anniversary from several of the pioneers in this field will be included.
The talks will be followed by discussion - till 5pm
This is a joint meeting of the Computer Conservation Society and the BCS Advanced Programming Specialist Group.
More details of the programme will be given before the event on the website of the BCS Advanced Group - see the page for the APG January event
About the speakers
The distinguished speakers have been active in this field for many years, and have made major contributions to computing, including many publications.
For more about ALGOL 60, click here to see a comprehensive Wikipedia entry.
For more about the Advance programming Group see the APG entry on the BCS website.
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