Branch AGM followed by Windows 10: Everything you need to know

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Light buffet from 6.00pm, AGM 6.15pm - 6.45pm, Talk 6.45pm - 8.30pm

Room E0.05, John Dalton East, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD


6.15pm - 6.45pm Branch AGM Agenda:

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Apologies for absence
  • Minutes of the previous AGM
  • Matters arising from the minutes
  • A report from the Chair 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 2014/15, and an explanation of the 2015/16 budget request
  • Election of Chair, Treasurer and committee members (more details to follow)
  • Any other business.

6.45pm - 8.30pm

Mike Halsey MVP (Windows Experience)

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Windows 10 has generated a significant buzz ever since it was first announced to the world last year, but what is it really and what can it do for you? Cutting through the confusion of features, upgrades and platforms, Mike Halsey MVP will answer your questions in this extended Q&A with live demos. Whether you're using your PC at home, study or for work in a small business or in the enterprise, there's something new and exciting waiting for you. This in-depth look at what's new and improved will provide you with the honest information and answers you've been seeking.

The Speaker

Mike Halsey is a five year Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) awardee and the author of many Windows books including 'Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out', 'Troubleshoot and Optimize Windows 8 Inside Out', 'Windows 8: Out of the Box', 'Beginning Windows 8', 'Windows 10 Primer', 'Beginning Windows 10' and the forthcoming 'Windows 10 Troubleshooting'.