Challenge IT Final

Today is the BCS Coventry Challenge IT Final event.  This afternoon we’ll meet all the teams that have made it through to the final.  We’re celebrating their teamwork and creativity, along with British Science Week 2016.  Its going to be a lot of fun.  Thank you to all the organisations…

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Coventry City of Culture 2021

Coventry is bidding to become UK City of Culture 2021.  On the 23rd of February come along to hear Dr Geoff Willcocks, Coventry University’s Director of Arts and Culture and Michael Mogan (Fundraising Director) talk about the bid, and find out how local organisations can be part of the this…

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February planning meeting

Come along on the 17th February, 7pm to take part in the branch planning meeting, hosted by Coventry University.  If there are specific events you would like to happen in the coming year, let us know.  If you are interested in organising an event, come and share your thoughts at…

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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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