Convention 2021-2022

We have several events that make up the programme year for our community volunteers.

Cancelled: Spring Convention: Building your BCS volunteer Network

We have had a lower-than-expected interest in this event and so have taken the decision to approach the purpose of this session slightly differently to previous year.

Utilising the plans submitted by member groups as part of the budget process we intend to publish an analysis along with the raw data in our new community volunteer space at (Log in using your MyBCS credentials) enabling volunteers to connect 1:1 and discuss publicly areas to collaborate.

We will be inviting committee members to participate in this activity towards the end of May.

Date: 11 May 2022
Time: 12:30-14:30 or 18:00-19:30 (Same session run twice)
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Past Sessions:

Community Kick Off 2021-22
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Tuesday 28 September 2021
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We invite all member group committee members to join us for an online 2021/22 kick-off event to learn about the BCS, Chartered Institute for IT, strategy and objectives for the year ahead.

As part of the kick-off event, you will have the opportunity to hear about the overarching BCS strategy and zoom in on the objectives of the Institute. We will also be setting some homework for groups to identify how they contribute to BCS achieving its objectives.

We will also be running sessions during the week to provide updates on the Member Group Working Group and Communications Working Group activities.

Member Group Working Group - Fringe Event
Tuesday 28 September 2021
18:00 - 20:00
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Communications Working Group - Fringe Event
Thursday 28 October 2021
17:00 - 18:00
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Strategic Pillar Briefing 'Inspiration'
Wednesday 15 December 2021
13:00 - 14:00
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Strategic Pillar Briefing 'Influence'
Wednesday 22 December 2021
13:00 - 14:00
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Winter Convention: Sharing Practice and Working together to achieve the BCS strategy
Date: 17 and 19 January 2022
Time: 13:00-14:30 (17 Jan only) and 18:00-19:30 (17 and 19 Jan)
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Video: (17th January, 13:00 session)

At out Winter Convention we will be catching up on the performance to date against the BCS strategy, launching the online community, launching new budget processes aligned to our strategy and focusing on two best practice topics - hybrid events and committee recruitment.

Budget Training 2022
Date: 17 February 2022
Time: 13:00-14:00 or 18:00-19:00 (Same session run twice)
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