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Turing Lecture

Beyond silicon: cognition and much, much more

February 2014




Free to attend

This lecture is free to attend for members and non-members of the IET and BCS.


Where and when

Royal Institution, London
Monday 24 February 2014


Cardiff University
Tuesday 25 February 2014


The University of Manchester
Wednesday 26 February 2014


The University of Edinburgh
Thursday 27 February 2014


Certificate of attendance

Certificate of attendance

Lecture attendees may request a certificate of attendance for use as evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) evidence. 

This year's Turing lecture was a great success and thank you for those who were able to attend and enjoy Bernard Meyerson’s lecture on Beyond silicon: cognition and much, much more.


If you missed it, not to worry you can watch it online at


Find out more about the lecture.




We are pleased to announce that Dr Robert M Pepper, Vice President of Global Technology at Cisco, will give the Turing 2015 lectures. 

The IET and the BCS don’t just celebrate the life and work of Alan Turing once in a hundred years… we do it every year! To view all the resources from the lectures go to the previous speakers page.


Also download the new history document.

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The Turing Lecture on 24 February was streamed live as a webcast and is available to view on the lecture webcast page.


Sponsoring this lecture will place your organisation in a unique position to promote your brand, your products and services and position your company as the key player within this industry sector.

If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact:

Mandy Mercer
Sponsorship Executive

Tel: +44 (0) 1438 765 571


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