BCS Edinburgh Branch
Programme of Meetings 1999-2000

BCS Edinburgh Branch meetings are held, unless otherwise stated, at 6.30pm in the Apex International Hotel, Grassmarket, Edinburgh. The hotel is marked with a red circle on this map.

Meetings which have already taken place are listed after meetings which have not yet happened.

Scottish Branch meetings: Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Tayside.


7:00PM 19 Apr 2000
The Sidney Michaelson Lecture
Bletchley Park and early computer history
Tony Sale, Bletchley Park Trust
Appleton Tower, Edinburgh University (map)
6:30PM 10 May 2000 A Millenium Post Mortem
John Ivinson & Harry Small

The meeting will follow the Branch AGM

Joint meeting with the Society for Computers & Law
6 Oct 1999 Knowledge Management
Anne MacIntosh, Napier University
27 Oct 1999 Requirements Management
Richard Stevens, QSS
Powerpoint presentation
10 Nov 1999 Electronic Patient Records -- The Way Ahead
Alan Hyslop, IT Strategy Manager in NHS Scotland
8 Dec 1999 IT and the Scottish Parliament
Lesley Beddie, Director of Communications, Scottish Parliament
Empire Room, Festival Theatre
19 Jan 2000 Customer Relationship Management
Kim Robertson, Greenfield.co
27 Jan 2000
Turing Lecture
BCS & IEE Informatics Division
Facing Up to Faults
Brian Randell, University of Newcastle
Playfair Library, Edinburgh University (map)
8 Feb 2000 Multimedia at the New Museum of Scotland -- VISIT Tuesday
members only
1 Mar 2000 Outsourcing: an aspirin for your headache or a migraine in the making!
Bruce Jennings, KPMG.
22 Mar 2000 Edinburgh Virtual Environment Centre (EdVEC), Bush Estate -- VISIT Edinburgh Technopole, Bush Estate, Penicuik
9 Apr 2000
Edinburgh International Science Festival
Justin Baron & Andrew Davis, Sibelius
Tickets are required.
Contact the Branch Secretary for tickets.