The BCS Edinburgh Branch provides a forum for BCS members located in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Over 1,800 of the 70,000 BCS members are affiliated to the Edinburgh Branch.

The main responsibilities of the Branch are to provide services for local members and to promote the mission and objectives of the society to the IT profession and the public at large.

The main activities of the branch are the hosting of a programme of talks and social events, the arrangement of short professional development courses and the provision of support for the continuing professional development of members.

Both members and non-members are welcome to all meetings which are normally free of charge. The branch makes a charge for courses but offers a discount to BCS members.

The branch is run by a committee of volunteers who organise the branch's various events. The branch's activities are funded by an allocation from BCS headquarters.


Branch Events

Branch Meetings

  BCS Edinburgh Branch Meetings are support by NCR.

Wednesday 4th February 2015, 18:30
Microservices and the one true way
Speaker: James A. Lewis
Venue: Room 4.31, University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB

Presentations from previous Branch Meetings

3rd December 2014
Public Procurement of ICT, Challenges, Approaches and Changes a-foot (pdf)

5th November 2014
TDD for Business Strategy: Developing Agile Business Strategies Test-First (pdf)

BCS Groups in Scotland


Aberdeen Branch
Glasgow Branch
Inverness Sub-Branch
Tayside and Fife Branch

BCSWomen Scotland
Health Informatics (Scotland)
Scottish Testing Group

IT Can Help (Scotland)

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