Ongoing Impact of CoronaVirus

BCS HQ advice is to continue with virtual meetings at least until the end of the year. While we are struggling to provide you with our usual 8 open events this year, we have successfully arranged that our first 3 will be webinars. As you know, 2021 is Coventry City…

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Coronavirus – COVID-19 – Impact

Following the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Branch must ensure that we have appropriate guidance and support to protect you and us from infection. The BCS staff team are engaged in monitoring government advice and how it impacts the organisation and members. As the situation evolves, they will issue…

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Please can you help us to help you?

Are you getting value from your BCS membership? Please will you take a few minutes to think about what Coventry Branch means to you, how your committee runs it, and – more importantly for your Branch Secretrary – is he still providing value after 22 years in the post? What…

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Can batteries drive us to a greener future?

Our Christmas lecture asked “Can batteries transport us to a greener future”, the answer is “Yes”, however… At the moment the internal combustion engine provides a power-dense, and often over-specified, drive source for motor vehicles. It is a mature technology, and can be manufactured for a low cost-point (if you…

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Would you like email Reminders?

Do you like our meetings? Would you like to be kept informed/reminded of upcoming meetings, but you are not a BCS member? Simply email coventrynonmem@lists.bcs.org.uk with with join in the subject line, and you will then get emails from Branch Secretary about future meetings, and occasionally hot news from the…

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Geek Zone – where the sky is just the beginning

Our first meeting of the 2019-2020 season kicked off with James Geddes of Geek.Zone/01 (the first instance of Geek.Zone in Coventry) postulating of Geek.Zone/∞, i.e. this was one of many Geek Zones. The meeting was very interactive with us providing input through our phones to several questionaires and surveys, an…

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Looking back at my ‘Golden Ticket’

As you may know in 2017 was the sixty year anniversary for the founding of BCS. As part of the year-long celebrations member groups were invited to nominate individuals to attend a special lunch at St James’s Palace, hosted by HRH The Duke of Kent. I was nominated by my…

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User Experience is teamwork

Talk Cancelled due to speaker illness.   On the 21st of February we’re delighted to have Mariana Morris give a talk about how User Experience is teamwork.   This talk provides practical UX techniques and tools to integrate UX in the product development and get everyone in the project team contributing to…

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GDPR Event added to March programme

BCS Coventry are delighted to announce an additional event to this years programme.  On the 7th of March, we’ll have a talk by Carol Long on the upcoming changes to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).   More information is available on the Programme 2017-18 pages.

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