THE SAFETY-CRITICAL SYSTEMS CLUB, Symposium:
22nd Safety-critical Systems SymposiumTuesday 4 - Thursday 6 February, 2014 - Brighton, United Kingdom
The Safety-critical Systems Symposium is now at its 22nd event. This will comprise three days of presented papers: a final programme is now available.
The Symposium is for engineers, managers and academics working in the field of system safety, in a variety of roles, and across all industry sectors. It offers wide-ranging coverage of current safety topics, and a blend of academic research and industrial experience, including both recent developments in the field and discussion of open issues that will shape future progress.
Day 1: Tuesday 4th February 2014
The first day of the Symposium has a distinctive focus on safety standards with an opening keynote address, five other papers and a closing panel session. Delegates will receive an initial version of a guidance note prepared by an SCSC working group: Guidance for management of data where safety is an issue. The opening keynote is:
Safety standards – a new approach
John Knight, University of Virginia, USA
An evening reception with canapés and a beer tasting (plus alternative refreshments), to be held in the exhibition space.
Day 2: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Eight papers, plus a stimulating, chaired debate session, and including two keynote addresses:
Product safety in a world of services: through-life accountability
Peter Fielder, BAE Systems
Safety versus security in healthcare IT
Harold Thimbleby, Swansea University
A tools and services exhibition will run throughout the day.
The Symposium banquet with an after-dinner talk:
John Ridgway, ex quality manager and 'Safety Systems' columnist
Day 3: Thursday 6th February 2014
Eight papers, including two keynote addresses:
Aircraft System Safety Assessment – the challenge for future design and certification
Pippa Moore, UK Civil Aviation Authority
Software certification: where is confidence won and lost?
Tim Kelly, University of York
The non-residential symposium fee covers lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the reception on Tuesday evening, and a copy of the proceedings. A residential option is available which includes accommodation on Tuesday night (with evening reception, dinner and breakfast) and Wednesday night (with conference banquet and breakfast), lunches and a copy of the proceedings.
The rates listed below apply to Club members who have paid a current subscription. Non-members, members who have not paid a current subscription, and anyone wishing to renew for 2014 should pay a supplement of £95 which covers Club membership until 31 December 2014.
Bookings for partial attendance (1 or 2 day) can be accepted. Please contact the Symposium organizer (Joan.Atkinson@ncl.ac.uk) for details.
Symposium (3 days) - £750
Extra night's accommodation- £125
Symposium (3 days) - £1050
Membership Supplement - £95
Banquet tickets for guests
and non-residential delegates - £55 each
Registration and Enquiries
All enquiries to Joan Atkinson, tel +44 191 221 2222, email: Joan.Atkinson@ncl.ac.uk
Please contact Joan.Atkinson@ncl.ac.uk
Phone: +44 191 221 2222
Fax: +44 191 222 7995
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