Past events

  • Public event, Wednesday 12th July 2017 - 19:30 -21:00
    Micro Services at UTC Reading 12/07/2017

    BCS Berkshire presents a talk by Ron Arias (Senior Software Engineer, Qmee) on micro-services. Ron will explain how he and his team stream events for optimal performance and negligible wait times. The information can be applied to in-house enterprise applications as well as customer facing applications such as online shopping. He will explain the architectures […]


  • Public event, Thursday 25th May 2017 - 18:30 -21:00
    How to use Communications Media to get your message across at Oracle Customer Visit Centre 25/05/2017

    In today’s fast changing highly connected world, with people switching off from bombardment by emails, how do you get your message across. What is effective and what doesn’t work? Has your company set aside a day for “no email”? One accountancy firm did and found that it drove better client engagement… Of course different solutions […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 18th April 2017 - 19:00 -21:00
    Building High Performance Teams - Managing and Participating at Oracle Customer Visit Centre 18/04/2017

          We present a talk by Rod Willis of the Agile Group entitled: “The invisible dynamics of collaboration in high performing teams”. Collaboration and working in groups is a key skill in today’s IT workplace. Group dynamics, politics and feelings could all stop people speaking up about what is and what isn’t working. Come […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 21st March 2017 - 19:00 -21:30
    BCS Voices - Discussion forum on Education at UTC Reading 21/03/2017

    In line with the BCS policy to promote “Making IT good for Society”, BCS Berkshire & BCS Learning and Development SG will hold a joint ‘BCS Voices’ event on the topic of Education. Anyone who works in or with Education is invited to join in the conversation. This is your chance to hear from experts […]


  • Public event, Wednesday 15th March 2017 - 19:00 -21:00
    Great Debate at Palmer Building University of Reading 15/03/2017

  • Public event, Tuesday 7th March 2017 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at The Griffin 07/03/2017

  • Public event, Saturday 25th February 2017 - 10:00 -17:00
    Hackathon at UTC Reading 25/02/2017

    Code an app in 6 hours! Enter in teams of up to 6 and bring your own devices. If you are not in a team, don’t worry, we will find you one. Entry free of charge. UTCR will provide pizza and drinks. The BCS will judge each entry and award a prize to the winner. Book […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 7th February 2017 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at Fruition Partners, Bracknell 07/02/2017

  • Public event, Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 19:30 -21:00
    A Talk on Operational Intelligence at Palmer Building University of Reading 17/01/2017

    BCS Berkshire in collaboration with Reading University Computing and Engineering Society presents “Operational Intelligence and Intelligent Condition-Based Asset Management”. Speaker: Michael Gribble. Free entry. Booking is essential. Book via https://events.bcs.org/book/2290/ .


  • Public event, Tuesday 20th December 2016 - 18:30 -21:00
    BCS Berkshire Christmas Party at The Griffin 20/12/2016

    Come to our Xmas Party and experience a reality you’ve never experienced before! We are very lucky to have Jay, the mobile tech expert on hand to let you experience the HTC Vive, Google Daydeam, Gear VR and a whole lot more. He will be on hand to discuss your mobile technology needs whilst giving […]


  • Member event, Friday 16th December 2016 - 18:30 -23:00
    BCS and IET Young Professionals - Christmas party at IET London: Savoy Place 16/12/2016

    It’s Christmas Time!  The BCS Young Professionals, DevSecOps & Entrepreneurs Groups have teamed up with the IET Young Professionals to put on a joint Christmas party at the stunning IET home, Savoy Place.  Please do join in the fun and festivities as per the details below: What: Christmas Party When: 16th Dec 2016, 18:30 – […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 6th December 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at 06/12/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Public event, Tuesday 1st November 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at The Griffin 01/11/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Public event, Tuesday 11th October 2016 - 18:30 -21:00
    The Business Impact of Technology at Oracle Customer Visit Centre 11/10/2016

    BCS Elite and the Institute of Directors present: “The Business Impact of Technology”. Are you missing out on a 20% increase in sales and revenue? Businesses are seeing up to 20% growth in Sales and Revenue through using new technology and data. Can you increase your competitiveness? At the same time, the press is rife of stories […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 4th October 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at 04/10/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Member event, Wednesday 21st September 2016 - 19:00 -21:30
    Notification of Annual General Meeting & Almost VR Event at UTC Reading 21/09/2016

    Dear BCS Member NOTIFICATION OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – BCS BERKSHIRE BRANCH I have pleasure in drawing your attention to the forthcoming Annual General Meeting of BCS Berkshire Branch which will be held at UTC, Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5RQ on Wednesday 21st September 2016 commencing at 7pm. The AGM will be followed by a […]


  • Public event, Wednesday 21st September 2016 - 19:00 -21:00
    Almost VR at UTC Reading 21/09/2016

    VR is a fascinating technology experience where unimaginable technology driven activities are made to seem real and close to life. VR technologies have been described as ubiquitous, but have you wondered how VR is used in HR activities, especially for delivering exciting training and organisational learning activities? Come and join us for the talk on “Almost VR” and find […]


  • Member event, Wednesday 31st August 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting - September at 31/08/2016

    Date Change Update: The September Committee meeting will be held on the 31st August at The Griffin The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Public event, Tuesday 2nd August 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at 02/08/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • External event, Tuesday 12th July 2016 - 19:30 -21:00
    Reading Geek Night at The Walkabout - Reading 12/07/2016

    The Reading Geek Night! A friendly and welcoming community for enthusiasts. We meet 2nd Tuesday of the month. Usual format is to gather from 7.30pm and talks commence at 8pm. Talks are 20-25 mins with breaks in between of ~15 mins for networking and beer. During the evening there is an opportunity for any short […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 5th July 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at 05/07/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Public event, Wednesday 29th June 2016 - 18:30 -21:00
    Thinking differently – Introducing the concept of the energised projects organisation at Waitrose 29/06/2016

    Introduction The essence of the talk is about the need to accept that projects are not done in isolation. They sit within a certain CONTEXT. The organisational environment and INTERFACES affect how PEOPLE act and react; ultimately affecting project DELIVERY Booking is essential. Book here – https://events.bcs.org/book/2011/ Refreshments and networking 1830 – 1930 for a 1930 […]


  • External event, Tuesday 14th June 2016 - 19:30 -21:00
    Reading Geek Night at The Walkabout - Reading 14/06/2016

    The Reading Geek Night! A friendly and welcoming community for enthusiasts. We meet 2nd Tuesday of the month. Usual format is to gather from 7.30pm and talks commence at 8pm. Talks are 20-25 mins with breaks in between of ~15 mins for networking and beer. During the evening there is an opportunity for any short […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 7th June 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at 07/06/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Public event, Tuesday 17th May 2016 - 19:00 -21:00
    360˚ Virtual Reality Films: Creating the ultimate experience at Henley Business School, Reading 17/05/2016

    Join us for a talk on  “360˚ Virtual Reality Films: Creating the ultimate experience”. A talk by Richard Cambridge on the future of Virtual Reality in the film industry. Meet at 7 pm with networking & refreshments for 7.30 pm start. Booking is essential and the link to book is at the end of this post. […]


  • Public event, Thursday 12th May 2016 - 19:00 -21:00
    Innovations in Retail IT - Tom Fuller & Gavin Jones (Waitrose) at Waitrose 12/05/2016

    NOTE: Though this event is full, please do check back in the coming days as some more seats may become available. Retail is changing, it’s no longer as simple as displaying your goods in a shop and waiting for customers to pass by. Customers increasingly expect a more convenient, relevant and joined-up experience in-store and […]


  • External event, Tuesday 10th May 2016 - 19:30 -21:00
    Reading Geek Night at The Walkabout - Reading 10/05/2016

    The Reading Geek Night! A friendly and welcoming community for enthusiasts. We meet 2nd Tuesday of the month. Usual format is to gather from 7.30pm and talks commence at 8pm. Talks are 20-25 mins with breaks in between of ~15 mins for networking and beer. During the evening there is an opportunity for any short […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 3rd May 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Committee Meeting at 03/05/2016

    The BCS Berkshire Committee Meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at one of the listed locations. Attendance is by invitation only. If you want to attend a meeting then contact the chair.


  • Public event, Wednesday 20th April 2016 - 19:30 -21:30
    Growlab tour - Open Evening and Lab tour - CANCELLED at Grow Lab 20/04/2016

    Apologies for the late notice, but due to difficulties, the Growlab tour, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 7:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. We will be organising another trip soon, so please check back in a few weeks time. ==================== GROW@GreenPark is a collaboration, incubation and co-working hub where […]


  • Public event, Tuesday 19th April 2016 - 18:30 -21:00
    Real Business Change With The Neuroscience of Leadership - Tom Flatau at UTC Reading 19/04/2016

    The internationally acclaimed seminar where you’ll discover how the latest insights from neuroscience and positive psychology are equipping business leaders across the globe with new techniques to improve their leadership practices, change management, innovation and employee engagement – with astonishing results! Is There Science Behind Leadership?   The answer is YES! Understanding how the human brain works […]