2012 PICTFOR Calendar of Events

We are pleased to present our calendar of events for 2012. For further information please contact admin@pictfor.org.uk.

Search Neutrality?

A panel discussion open to PICTFOR  members and the public

Monday 6th February


Shivaun Raff, CEO, Foundem

Alec Muffett, Computer Security specialist, consultant and writer

Mark Margaretten, University of Bedfordshire


Eric Joyce MP, PICTFOR

18.30-20.00 hrs, followed by reception

The Grand Committee Room,

Westminster Hall, The House of Commons

What Should Be in the March Budget To Promote Growth and Technology?

Tuesday 21st February


Sue Daley, UK & Ireland Government Affairs Manager, Symantec

Lord Richard Allan, Director of Policy in Europe, Facebook


Stephen Mosley MP, PICTFOR

Date: Tuesday 21st February

Event: 6.30pm-7.30pm, followed by a drinks reception

Venue: The Grand Committee Room, Westminster Hall, House of Commons

Reception: From 7:30pm guests will be invited for networking drinks in Committee Room G, House of Lords

Hargreaves Review: The Rights of Consumers and Creators Under UK Copyright Law

Tuesday 13th March

A panel discussion with PICTFOR, Consumer Focus, and the Creators Rights Alliance


Saskia Walzel, Senior Policy, Consumer Focus

Mike Holderness, Chair, Creators’ Rights Alliance

Gwen Thomas, Consultant, Ass. of Photographers

Simon Indelicate, Musician, The Indelicates


Alun Michael MP, PICTFOR

6pm to 7.30pm, followed by a reception

The Grand Committee Room

Westminster Hall, The House of Commons

Annual UK Internet Governance Forum

Thursday 22nd March

 A PICTFOR panel discussion with the support of Nominet

 Day’s Events: 8.45am to 7pm

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

An ICT Revolution? Introducing Computer Science in Schools: The Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday 18th April

 A PICTFOR and Next Generation Skills event


Alex Hope, CEO, Double Negative VFX firm

Dr Peter Dickman, Engineering Lead, Google UK

Dr Mike Short, President, IET

Dr Jo Twist, Chief Executive, UKIE

Dr Eben Upton, Founder of Raspberry Pi, Technical Director at Broadcom Europe

Hannah Broadbent, Policy and Research Officer, Childnet


Andrew Miller MP, PICTFOR

 6.30pm to 7.30pm, followed by a reception

Macmillan Room

House of Commons

Annual National Schools Awards

A PICTFOR event with the support of Nominet Trust, E-Skills and the IET

Tuesday 19th June

Make IT Happy 2012


 4pm to 6pm

Members Dining Room

The House of Commons

RSVP: admin@pictfor.org.uk.


Summer Reception

Tuesday 26th June

 Cholmondeley Room &

The House of Lords Terrace

7.15pm to 10pm


“The Cost of E-Crime to the UK 
and Public and Private Sector Responses”

PICTFOR in cooperation with the Digital Policy Alliance
invite you to a reception
with Prof. Michael Levi

Research sponsorship provided by

Following the introduction of the report,
there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion and an informal drinks reception


Prof. Michael Levi, Cardiff University School of Social Sciences
Stephen Mosley MP, Co-Chair of PICTFOR
Chi Onwurah MP, Co-Chair of PICTFOR
The Earl of Erroll, Chairman of the Digital Policy Alliance
Rt Hon. Alun Michael MP, Chair of the UK Internet Governance Forum

Date: Monday 10th September 2012
Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm
Venue: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House
RSVP: Please email admin@pictfor.org.uk to reserve your place.

Please note, places will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Further details to follow.
Entrance via Portcullis House Main Entrance, please allow 20 minutes for security checks
Map of the Parliamentary Estate

The Parliament and Internet Conference 2012

25th October 2012


Portcullis House


 The House of Commons

RSVP: admin@pictfor.org.uk.


Annual Dinner

Tuesday 27th November

 Cholmondeley Room &

The House of Lords Terrace

7.15pm to 10pm


CEO Forum Series

Subscription Only

Monday 30th January

 A roundtable dinner to consider:

 What should be included in the 21st March budget to promote UK technology?

Monday 5th March

 A roundtable dinner to consider:

 The Communications Bill

Monday 14th May

 A roundtable dinner to consider:

Privacy and Defamation

Monday 9th July

A roundtable dinner to consider:

 Topic to be confirmed

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