BCS in Scotland

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About BCS

Established in 1957, the British Computer Society (BCS) is the professional body for those working in IT. The BCS is the UK's Chartered body for ICT (Information and Computing Technology) professionals. BCS membership is recognised world wide for excellence in ICT qualifications, standards and professional conduct. Chartered members are distinguished by Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and/or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng).

There are over 40 Branches and Sub-Branches throughout the UK numerous special interest groups. For an overview of the BCS, interested IT Professionals in Scotland are best advised to browse the main BCS Website then contact their nearest Branch as listed below. The Branches and specialist groups organise local events for members.

About BCS in Scotland

BCS in Scotland acts as a national focal point for Scottish Interests, Issues, News and Events. It is the voice of Scottish ICT professionals in such national bodies as the Scottish Parliament and Government, NHS Scotland and local authorities in Scotland.

The Branches and main Specialist Groups active in Scotland are listed on the right.


Forthcoming BCS Events in Scotland

21st September, 13:00 - 14:00
Diversity initiatives have never been more important
Speaker: Gillian Arnold, BCS
Online event

6th October, 18:15
BCS Edinburgh Branch AGM 2020
Online, registration required

6th October, 18:30 - 19:30
Webinar: The Known Unknowns of Rocket Launch: Safety and Reliability Assessment
Speakers: Alan Thompson and Dr Christie Maddock
Online, registration required.

BCS Groups in Scotland

Aberdeen Branch
Edinburgh Branch
Glasgow Branch
Tayside & Fife Branch

BCSWomen Scotland
BCS Health Scotland