The following public events were organised or supported by the Learned Society of Wales in the Society Year 2011-12:
- A lecture on ‘Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery’ by Professor Ben Shneiderman, Professor for Computer Science at the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland. 4.00pm Monday 11 June, 2012 Taliesin Theatre, Swansea University. For further details see here.
- A one day symposium ‘Dillwyn Day: Science, Culture, Society’, considering the pivotal role of the Dillwyn dynasty in nineteenth century life, Friday 22 June 2012, 10.00-17.00, National Waterfront Museum Swansea
- A lecture on ‘Mapping the Miracle: Gerard Manley Hopkins’ Pscychocartography of Welsh Space’ by Professor Damian Walford Davies, Aberystwyth Univeristy, Thursday 28 June 2012, 18.30.
- A Welsh language lecture by Professor Tudur Hallam (Academi Hywel Teifi Edwards, Swansea University) on Saunders Lewis, at the National Library of Wales, Thursday 10 May 2012, 7.30pm
- The Society was a co-organiser of the ‘Reforming European Economic Governance: Implications for the United Kingdom and Wales’ series of events.
- A lecture on ‘The Prince of Welsh Romantics: Iolo Morganwg and his legacy’ by Professor Geraint H. Jenkins FLSW FBA at St. Donat’s Arts Centre, Friday 20 April 2012.
- A lecture on ‘The spectral point of view on Geometry and Physics‘ by Alain Connes (College de France), Member of French Academy of Sciences, awards include the Fields Medal, and the Crafoord Prize, on Wednesday 18 April 19.15, Cardiff University
- A lecture on ‘Back to the Big Bang, the Large Hadron Collider‘ by Professor Lyn Evans CBE FInstP FLSW FRS, Former Project Leader, Large Hadron collider, CERN, on Tuesday 17 April 2012, at 18.00, Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Cardiff University
- The 52nd SWIEET Wiliam Menelaus Memorial Lecture, ‘From Here to Infinity’, by Professor The Lord Rees of Ludlow OM FRS FREng(Hon), The Astronomer Royal. Monday 26 March 2012
- Dylunio’r BLOODHOUND SSC’/ Designing the BLOODHOUND SSC’ A Welsh-language lecture (with simultaneous transation) by Professor Kenneth Morgan FLSW (Swansea University) on the Bloodhound supersonic car, Wednesday 7 March 2012 in Bangor
- A lecture by Sir John Meurig Thomas FLSW on ‘William Grove? Wales’s Most Famous Scientist?‘, held in Swansea, 2 December 2011
- A lecture by Sir John Meurig Thomas FLSW on ‘The Genius of Michael Faraday’, held in Cardiff, 1 December 2011
- A lecture by Professor Brian Randell on ‘Forty Years of Software Engineering’ held in Swansea, 1 November 2012
- A lecture by Lord May of Oxford on ‘Stability and Complexity in Model Banking Systems‘, held in Cardiff, 27 October 2011
- A three-day conference on ‘Writing Welsh History, 1850-1950: Contexts and Comparisons, A Conference to Mark the Centenary of J.E Lloyd’s History of Wales (1911)’, held in Bangor on 20-22 July 2011
- A lecture on ‘Gravitational Waves: Listening to the True Music of the Spheres!’, held in Cardiff on 13 July 2011
- An Anniversaries lecture on ‘The Coldest March of Robert Falcon Scott’, held in Cardiff on 7 June 2011
- A one-day conference on ‘Ancient Britons, Europe and Wales: New Research in Genetics, Archaeology and Linguistics’ held in Cardiff on 4 June 2011