The 8th BEAR PGR Conference & Users Forum

Friday 23rd of February


Download the BEAR PGR Conference Brochure (Proceedings) PDF by clicking here


Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) are invited to submit abstracts for posters or short talks (15 mins) to the 8th BEAR PGR Conference. This cross-disciplinary conference is a chance for PGRs and early career researchers to showcase their work to the wider University community.

This year’s conference will also include the 14th BEAR User Forum; an opportunity to hear about the ongoing direction for BEAR and provide feedback in a Q&A session.

Please note the official registration is now closed. However, if you are interested in any of the talks, you are  welcome to attend. A catered lunch and hot drinks will be provided.


List of Speakers
Keynote speakers:
Karl Podesta (HPC Blackbelt, Microsoft)
Robert Hoehndorf (Ontologies, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Andrew Edmondson Research (Software Group Leader IT Services, University of Birmingham)

Provisional Venue Location

Medical School (B1 on the map)
University of Birmingham
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
B15 2TT

Presentations (Poster Display):
Arthur Thompson Hall (3rd Floor)

Lunch (Catering):
Wolfson Common

Please contact us  with any questions you might have.

Best Wishes
The BEAR PGR Conference Committee