U3A/COTA Tuesday Lunchtime Forums
Forums focus on local events, politics, science, the environment & international events, and run for an hour followed by Q&A.
Sessions will be held in alternating Face-to-Face and Zoom formats on Tuesdays from May to November commencing at 12:45pm.
Pre-registration is required for both formats - see details below for how to register for individual sessions.
Face-to-Face Sessions in Main Hall, Hughes Community Centre.
- Held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month
- Limit of 80 attendees
- Entrance fee: $2 per session to be paid by cash or credit card; does not include refreshments
There is a hearing loop in the hall – people with hearing aids should adjust them to the 'T' position.
Zoom Online Sessions
- Held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month
- Limit of 100 attendees
For further details contact Alex Gosman at
Intelligence without the science fiction: demystifying neural networks
The media presents Artificial Intelligence (AI) & artificial neural networks as mysterious technologies out of the pages of a science fiction novel, but the reality is much more prosaic. This talk aims to dispel the mystery & give a conceptual overview of modern AI: how it works, & how it is being put to use.
Registration by email - including your U3A membership number - to opens at 9:00am on Tuesday 27 April.
Priorities for an incoming Immigration Minister and the latest Inter-Generational Report (2021)
Registration by email - including your U3A membership number - to opens at 9:00am on Tuesday 11 May.
The Future of Public Broadcasting
<b>Registration by email - including your U3A membership number - to opens at 9:00am on Tuesday 18 May.