The annual BA Festival begins today and runs for the week. The festival features: Professor Angela Sasse talking about the increased need for security, (including airports) that has furthered the cause for biometric authentification; Chris Mottershead discussing how we need to rethink our attitude to addressing climate change; Jan Davis talking about what happens when a natural or man-made disaster occurs; and the QPod car a new breed of automobile that is; good looking, safe, economical and totally recyclable.