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Institution of Engineering & Technology

The IET established annual Pinkerton Lectures at the behest of LEO Computers Society to honour the achievements of John Pinkerton. The lecture series commenced in 2000. Until 2011 the lectures were held at Faraday House, London. Since that date they have been given in India by the Indian branch of the IET in Bangalore.

A full listing of the lectures 2000 to 2011, plus links to the lectures can be found by clicking on the following link:
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IET Pinkerton Lectures, Faraday House London:
  • 2000 Inaugural John Pinkerton Lecture, Sir Maurice Wilkes, AT&T Research Laboratories
  • 2001 LEO and the Computer Revolution, David Caminer OBE
  • 2002 Seizing the Moment: The Far Reaching Effects of Broadband on Economy and Society, David Cleevely, Analysis Group
  • 2004 Intellectual Property, Entrepreneurs and Company successes, Hermann Hauser, Director, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd
  • 2005 ICT Use in Rural India: Innovations Bridge the Digital Chasm, Professor Subhas Bhatnagar, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • 2006 e-Science and Cyberinfrastructure, Professor Tony Hey, VP Scientific Computing, Microsoft, USA
  • 2007 Invention to Phenomenon (Sensation?), Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium
  • 2008 Web 2.0 (Social Media to Inspire Change), Alex Balfour
  • 2009 IT: Is it on the money?, John Carey, Former Head of Business, Strategy & IT and interim CTO, Lloyds TSB
  • 2010 The relentless march of the microchip, Steve Furber
  • 2011 Internet for all - is the real barrier to reaching this vision: demand, awareness, usability or access technology?, Dr Mike Short

IET Pinkerton Lectures Bangalore, India:
  • 2012 Connecting Computers with the human brain, Prof.Kevin Warwick (University of Reading)
  • 2013 Can India create a global powerhouse?, Sir Robin Saxby, Ex Founding CEO and Chairman ARM Holdings plc
  • 2014 Internet of Things Jim Mornish, Founder and Chief Research Officer, Machina Research
  • 2015 'Re-imagining society through the Internet of Everything', Dr Robert Pepper, Vice President - Global Technology Policy, Cisco
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Institution of Engineering & Technology



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