Dr. Liz Bacon - Annual International Conference on Computer

Prof. Liz Bacon BSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, CITP, FBCS, FHEA, MACM
Member, GSTF Board of Governors
President of BCS, UK
Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Greenwich, UK
Professor Liz Bacon BSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, CITP, FBCS, FHEA, MACM is President of the BCS, The
Chartered Institute for IT, and a Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich in London,
with a University wide remit leading the development of technology enhanced learning. She is a past
Chair of the BCS Academy of Computing, and the CPHC (Council of Professors and Heads of Computing)
national committee. Liz is a Professor of Software Engineering with over a hundred publications and a
Co-Director of the eCentre research group. She is an experienced journal and conference reviewer,
editorial board member, and PhD supervisor, and has been involved in several EU research projects,
including being Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator for two EU FP7 projects in the past four
years. She is an experienced systems designer and developer and has applied her research in technology
enhanced learning, software engineering, artificial intelligence and cyberterrorism to a range of
application areas such as crisis management and health. Within technology enhanced learning her
research has focussed on the following areas: smart games-based learning environments; metacognition
and learning strategies; and adaptable, adaptive and personalised systems. Liz has been involved in
many professional activities during her career which include working with e-skills UK, the Science
Council, Parliamentary IT Committee (PITCOM), EQANIE (European Quality Assurance Network for
Informatics Education), the National HE STEM programme, EKKA (Estonian Quality Assurance Agency),
and the University of Cambridge as an ICT Thought Leader for their International Examinations. She also
researches, publishes, and is a regular international speaker, on the supply and demand of e-skills to the
IT industry.