Notice of AGM

The Institution’s 2016 AGM will be on Saturday, 15th October, at Boundary House, Boston Road, Hanwell W7 2QE, starting at 1.00 pm.

The AGM is usually a short meeting, its purpose being merely to fulfill a requirement of the Companies Acts, but all members of the Institution are welcome to attend.

Those wishing to do so are advised to inform the office, so that we can ensure you are admitted to the building.

 

Agenda

 

  1. Receive minutes of the 2015 AGM
  2. Matters arising
  3. Receive President’s overview of the past year
  4. Receive the accounts of the Institution for the year ended 31st May 2016
  5. Reappointment of retiring Council members (Graham Fenton, Michael Khan)

 

Better Encryption?

As software to encrypt data gets better on PC’s and Mobile devices, it seems the Israelis can crack just about anything.

This article shows how they can hack your phone. If they can hack a phone, they can sure hack your encrypted files on your PC.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37441109

Cloud Computing May Help With Medicine

Having recently attended the Computing ‘Cloud & Infrastructure Summit’ in London, I could not help but be drawn t o its uses in Medicine. Having  a rare medical condition; does focus the mind, but this article shows that data is now the biggest asset the world has and it is sharing that data that may unlock the future of medicine.

https://raremark.com/editorial/precision-medicine-the-next-step-for-rare-disease–128