"New Beginnings" next chapter - 5th Nov 2019

The second in our trilogy of new beginning events, takes place at BCS London's new premises.

The second in our trilogy of new beginning events takes place at BCS London's new premises.  The event invites volunteers to share progress made against the manifesto, contribute to ongoing workstreams and begin the next stage of the journey as we consider the capability of the community to meet our purpose.
The event is focussed at senior committee members, a maximum of two from each committee (although additional members can be considered by email request to  To help with communicating developments with the New Beginnings programme, we have a web page:

10:00 - Welcome, Dr Kevin Chalmers, Community Board & Programme, Practice and Policy (PPP) Committee
10:05 - New Beginnings: Part two – From ideas to implementation
11:15 - Growing our membership – Fireside chat with Holly Porter, Director of Membership
11:45 - Bring the manifesto to life - Claire Macmanus, BCS Northern Ireland 
12.40 - Lunch
13:15 - Workshop 1 - Who am I? Understanding our people
14:45 - Break
15:00 - Workshop 2 - Building a community that supports me
16:00 - Closing thoughts and where next…
16:30-18:00  - Networking Reception hosted by BCS CEO, Paul Fletcher and the Computer Arts Society

Previous Conventions:

Member Groups Convention - Thursday 15 March 2018

Presentations are available below...

Paul Fletcher
David Evans
Max Mazonowicz 
Martyn Cox 


Role Based Convention - ​2nd November 2017

​Presentations are now available below...

Joanne Lamb -- GDPR Presentation
​Chantilly Cole - AV Refurbishment and Venue Upgrade
​Naseer Ahmad - Member Support Networks
​Laura Bartle - Student Chapters
​Helen Fletcher - Policy Comittee
​Oliver Humi - BCS Sales, learning & Development
Mark Sear - BCS Canada
Chairs Stream
Treasurers Stream