SAP Workshop a Great Success

SAP Workshop 2011The Business Informatics Groupin conjunction with the SAP University Alliance,  hosted a SAP Introductory Workshop from May 16th - 20th at Dublin City University.  SAP Introductory Workshops are for a faculty that are beginning to use the software in teaching and research and need to understand the fundamentals of using SAP, or for those who would like a refresher course before commencing teaching.  The workshop ran for 5 days in the School of Computing and was a great succes.  Well done to Dr. Markus Helfert who co-ordinated the event.  For further information contact markus.helfert@computing.dcu.ie

Final Year Project Expo 2011

FYP Expo Logo 2011Dublin City University Faculty of Engineering and Computing, will host their Final Year Projects Expo 2011on Tuesday 31stMay 2011 in the Helix

For over 20 years the Schoolof Computing in DCU have run this event to promote and celebrate their final year graduates on the BSc in Computer Applications course. This year we are also delighted to promote our final year graduates from the School of Electronic Engineering. The event will take place on Tuesday morning 31stMay at 8.00am in the Helix with a breakfast and proceedings will be opened by our DCU President Prof. Brian McCraith, joined by guest speaker Liam Ryan, Managing Director from SAP Ireland.

ECIR 2011- 18-21st April 2011

ERIC 2011 LogoThe 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2011) will be held in Dublin from the 18th to the 21st of April 2011. ECIR will bring together leaders in the field of web search and information retrieval for a comprehensive overview of latest developments and the presentation of new research results in the field of Information Retrieval; which is the field of research that brought us Search Engines and lead to the development of companies such as Google and Yahoo! ECIR is the second largest Information Retrieval worldwide annually and this year, Dr Cathal Gurrin (CLARITY, DCU) brings ECIR to Ireland for the first time in April 2011.

IBM Smarter Planet Tour visits DCU

ibm smarter planet truck

On 15 March, the DCU School of Computing welcomed IBM's Smarter Planet Tour to DCU. The 32 tonne skills truck showcased the very latest in computer technology to a steady stream of students throughout the day, with a mixture of demos, talks and hands-on opportunities in the gamezone, jobzone and many others. IBM experts also held a number of talks on how to become part of a Smarter Planet and as a result be more competitive in tomorrow's work environment.

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