VC John Latham awarded honorary BCS Fellowship

On 25th January Coventry University’s Vice-Chancellor and CEO Professor John Latham was officially recognised by BCS the Chartered Institute for IT for his career-long services to IT, that have had lasting impact locally in Coventry and Warwickshire, but also nationally and internationally. The award was presented at Coventry University in…

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Come and join us in 2016

Come along on the 20th January 2016 to find out about the benefits of a BCS membership;  Refereshments from 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start – ECG-01 Ground Floor – Engineering and Computing Block – Coventry University People are concerned about IT because it’s so prevalent in society – they want to keep…

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Coventry Christmas Lecture 2015

For the 2015 Christmas Lecture, Abbie Hutty gave a presentation about the challenges around developing the next Mars Rover. Abbie Hutty is the 2013 IET Young Woman of the Year.  She won the Royal Academy of Engineering Rising Star Award in 2014 and also won the IMechE Young Member Visionary…

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How might the Digital World Change the Human Mind

On the 27th of October, Baroness Susan Greenfield visits Coventry to give a presentation on “How might the Digital World be Changing the Human Mind“.   The talk has been organised by the IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network in conjunction with BCS Coventry.  The event is free to attend, but booking…

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Neighbours OnLine

On the 21st of October, Mark Pickering came and gave a presentation about the Neighbours OnLine scheme.  Its a scheme setup by Mark after having taken early retirement from WMG, University of Warwick.  It aims to tackle the digital exclusion of senior citizens by creating an environment where everyone can…

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Successful Teachers Conference 2015

Thank you to all the presenters and attendees of our recent Teachers Conference, run in conjunction with the Coventry and Warwickshire Computing At School Hub and the IET on the 15th of September 2015.   The day proved to be an informative and entertaining event with useful contacts being made.…

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BCS / CAS Regional Teachers Conference

On the 15th of September, the branch will be hosting the BCS / CAS Regional Teachers Conference.  We’ve arranged an interesting mix of keynotes and workshops.  Its suitable for Teachers of Computing, IT and Digital Literacy from primary to sixth form, IT technicians, careers teacher, school governors, plus anyone else…

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