Events Programme for 2006-2007

All meetings, unless otherwise stated on the details page, are held on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at: The Royal Scots Club Hepburn Suite, 30 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE - map and direction. Please note: this is a change of venue from the previous few years.

All meetings are free of charge and no reservation is required, except for the 11th April lecture where advance purchase of tickets will be required.

Non members are welcome to all meetings.

All meetings qualify for BCS CPD credit.

Date Event
4th October 2006 The Agile Web Engineering (AWE) Process
25th October 2006 An Introduction to AJAX
15th November 2006 An Introduction to Geospatial Technology and how to exploit it
6th December 2006 Perspective - the WiKi documentation tool
Presentation from the meeting (pdf)
10th January 2007 Open Source - the legal and commercial implications
Presentation from the meeting (pdf)
31st January 2007 An Uphill struggle: IT in extreme environments
12th February 2007 New event: YPG SkillCentre Masterclass - Negotiation for Business and Personal Success
Venue: Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor. Time: 6:00 - 9:30pm. Booking required.
21st February 2007 Transportation Planning and Modelling Software
28th February 2007 New event: Agile Washes Whiter. Booking required, though free of charge.
14th March 2007 How Secure Are Your Systems? Understanding Internet Threats
11th April 2007, 6 pm

TiVo – Creating a Revolution in Home Entertainment
(The Sidney Michaelson Memorial Lecture)
In partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival.
Venue: National Museum of Scotland. Tickets required.

16th May 2007 BCS Edinburgh Branch Annual General Meeting (at 6:15 pm)
16th May 2007 Codemakers versus Codebreakers: Who Wins

See also: other events in and around Edinburgh that may be of interest to Information Systems Professionals.

A list of BCS Edinburgh Branch events from previous years may be found here.