Date: Thursday 8 September 2011, 6pm - 9pm

BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA | Map

Elizabeth Harrin


Elizabeth Harrin, an active contributor to the forum and author of the award-winning blog; A Girl's Guide to Project Management (, and books on PM and Social Media for Project Managers. Elizabeth will be talking about Impostor Syndrome which Wikipedia defines as follows;

a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments......Despite external evidence of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving others into thinking they are more intelligent and competent than they believe themselves to be.

Does that sound like you???? This is going to be an excellent session and should have very salient learning points for all of us.

The agenda for the evening is as follows:

  • 18:15 - Welcome and Introductions
  • 18:30 - Elizabeth Harrin - The Impostor Syndrome
  • 19:10 - Break for supper and networking
  • 19:45 - Official Business to include
    • Apologies for absence
    • Minutes of the previous AGM
    • Matters arising from the minutes
    • A report from the Chair, Karen Petrie) on the year’s activities
    • A report from the Treasurer, including a review of income and expenditure against the budget agreed with BCS HQ for the past year and an explanation of next year’s budget request.
    • Outline plans for 2011/2012
    • Election of Chair, Treasurer and committee members
  • Any other business
  • 20:45 - Close

A buffet supper and refreshments will be provided.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters.

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