Heinz Zemanek – computer pioneer and founding member of the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) – would have celebrated his 100th birthday on the 1st of January 2020.
To honour his anniversary, OCG is launching the event series “Zemanek Lectures”. Each year we will invite famous computer scientists who have been carrying on Zemanek’s visionary work to talk to an interested audience in Vienna.
For the opening lecture we can proudly announce that Turing Award recipient Niklaus Wirth has agreed to come from Switzerland to Vienna. In his lecture Programming Languages: 50 Years Pascal he will outline the ideas behind the development of a programming language. The event will take place on 14 January 2020 at 16:00 in TU Wien, Kuppelsaal (in German). Click the following link for programme and registration.
The first Zemanek Lecture is kindly supported by BMVIT (Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology), University of Vienna, OVE (Austrian Electrotechnical Association), TU Wien, Austrian Software Industry Association (VÖSI) and IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing).