What does Brexit mean for you? (including 2017 AGM)

When: 9th Oct 2017, 18:00 - 9th Oct 2017, 20:30
Where: Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB
Town/City: Manchester
Organiser: BCS Manchester Branch
Price: Free to attend and open to BCS members and non-members
Further Information: Further Information

What does Brexit mean for you?

  • Do you know how many organisations in your area may be affected by Brexit?
  • How can IT professionals help organisations through Brexit?
  • How can you benefit?
  • Come to this event to learn more...

Dalim BasuDalim Basu CISA, CRISC, FBCS, CITP, BSc.(Hons.)

Chairman, BCS North London Branch, Events Director, ISACA London Chapter, Director, DSL IT Risk Management Consultancy

Dalim is an IT professional with expertise in IT Governance and Risk Management. His experience includes IT audit, compliance, controls, security, PMO and project management.

He is a Director of DSL IT Risk Management Consultancy, and has worked in the UK and other countries for major financial and business services firms such as PwC, KPMG, Chase Manhattan Bank, ITN, Lehman Brothers, Lloyds Banking Group, Mitsubishi, Mizuho Bank, Nomura, Shell and Zurich Financial Services.

As voluntary activities, for many years Dalim has been Chairman of the dynamic North London Branch (NLB) of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. At NLB he has led a small voluntary team to successfully plan, coordinate and deliver over a dozen IT-related events per year, including many on ‘hot topics’ with high-profile presenters.

He is also the Events Director of ISACA London Chapter, delivering events on IT compliance, risk management, assurance, governance, security and cybersecurity.

He is a judge of BCS/Computing ‘UK IT Industry Awards’, and chairs and presents at other events and conferences. He also mentors and guides IT students, innovators and entrepreneurs at London University and elsewhere.

Dalim is a firm believer in the high value of IT professionalism and actively encourages and promote it at many levels - including at events and conferences with various organisations in the UK and overseas.

He believes in the high value of BCS in ‘making IT good for society’ - for example his interactive presentations on ‘Brex-IT: how to do IT’ (about an IT readiness programme for SMEs) has been well received by a number of BCS Directors, Branches and Specialist Groups.

By Rail

From Manchester Victoria Train Station: Purchase a City Zone ticket and take the Metrolink connection from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.

From Manchester Piccadilly Train Station: Leave the station via the taxi rank exit, cross London Road and proceed west along Fairfield Street. Continue on to Whitworth Street until you reach Sackville Street. Turn left and proceed South on Sackville Street, we are at the end of the road on the right.

From Oxford Road Train Station: Leave the station via the station approach, cross Oxford Street and proceed east along Whitworth Street until you reach Sackville Street. Turn right and proceed South on Sackville Street, we are at the end of the road on the right.

By Park & Ride

You can park for free at any rail station or Metrolink tram stop in Greater Manchester and take a connecting rail service to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. For more information visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

By Road

If you are using sat nav our postcode is M1 3BB. From the M60 ring road exit at junction 12 and join the M602 towards the city centre. Follow the M602 onto the A57 (Regent Road) and continue on to the A57(M) (Mancunian Way). Exit the A57(M) at the Universities slip road onto Sackville Street. The Manchester Conference Centre Entrance will be on your left.

Parking

Located next to the Pendulum Hotel, on Charles Street, is an affordable multi-storey car park.

If approaching the Pendulum Hotel from the Mancunian way - drive past the entrance to the Pendulum Hotel and take the first left down Charles Street, the car park entrance will be on your right.

If approaching from Sackville Street - drive to the end of the road and follow Sackville Street on to Charles Street, the car park entrance will be on your right.

(Please note that the entrance to the Pendulum Hotel is on a one-way street and by car can only be reached via the Mancunian way.)

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