Conferences on Quality and e-learning

The BCS Quality and the BCS e-Learning Specialist Groups' Annual International INSPIRE Conference will be held on Tuesday 15th April 2014 at Southampton Solent University, Hampshire, UK.

This 19th Annual INSPIRE conference, organised in conjunction with Southampton Solent University, addresses software process improvement related to teaching, training and research whilst SQM addresses issues relevant to business and industry.

Two kinds of submission are invited:

A formal paper on a case study or of a research nature from industrial and/or academic authors

A management summary from practitioner authors

One page abstracts required as soon as possible to

Full papers are required by in the New Year, in camera ready form in Word, directions to be sent to authors of accepted abstracts. The papers will be reviewed by at least three referees. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings that will be available to delegates. Presentations can be made in person or remotely.

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Delegates can attend either or both events.


Authors can attend either or both events or remotely.

Conference Chairs

Geoff Staples, BCS Quality SG Chair

James Uhomoibhi, BCS e-Learning SG Chair

Safia Barikzai, London South Bank University

Conference Director

Professor Margaret Ross,
Southampton Solent University,
Faculty of Technology, East Park Terrace
Southampton, Hampshire SO14 6RD, UK