The annual BCS Software Practice Advancement conference brings together experts and practitioners to share the latest thinking in software development.

Now in its 24rd year, our conference has a tradition of active participation. We encourage conference sessions that bring people together to work and learn and in most cases, many sessions are highly interactive, involving participants and session leaders on an equal footing. This results in a conference like no other and consistently excellent feedback from all those who attend


The Keynote Speakers:
Rachel Davies- is as a senior software engineer developing JavaScript micro-services at Tes Global
Simon Brown - is a regular speaker at international software development conferences,
Torgeir Dingsøyr - is chief scientist at the SINTEF research foundation and adjunct professor at Department of Computer Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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

For this event you will require the following equipment:

Laptops and own vga cables, extention cords will be provided at each table.

Will catering be provided?
Full 3 days including all refreshments, entry, lunches, diversions, hot evening buffets.

About the organiser:
This event is organised by the BCS The Software Practice Advancement (SPA) specialist group . The group brings together practitioners to share knowledge and experience about best and emerging practices for software development. In particular the group is concerned with good and efficient design, the positioning of new technologies, and the promotion of reflective, inclusive and balanced processes

Refund Policy:
A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received within 7 days of the booking date or by 10amon 18 June 2019, otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

Things to note:
This event may be recorded. Optional polaroid pictures will be taken upon registratin and display on board for a bit of fun and networking.

SPA 2019
Date and time
Monday 24 June, 8:30am - Wednesday 26 June, 5:00pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
1st Floor, The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
This event is sold out