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BCS and you: how joining BCS can accelerate your career and how you can help shape the BCS.


Gillian Arnold, BCS Deputy President


6:00pm - Presentation and discussions
8:00pm - Event ends


Joining BCS is about being recognised as a competent, ethical and accountable professional who’s using tech for good in today’s society. It’s about developing your skills and keeping up to date with the latest digital thinking, growing your professional network, and being respected for your place in the industry. In this talk aimed at both current members and those considering membership we will discuss how the BCS can help you plan and progress your career, how BCS can help you become a chartered professional and recognise your expertise. We will also discuss how you can contribute to the BCS and help IT be good for Society.

About the speaker

Gillian Arnold is the BCS Deputy President, a Past Chair of the BCS Women Specialist Group, spent 11 years as a non-executive director of WISE and currently sits on the Diversity and Inclusion Board for the Institute of Coding. In 2015, she was identified as the 9th Most Influential Women in UK IT 2015, by Computer Weekly.

Gillian is the managing director of Tectre, an IT recruitment and training company focussed on supporting women in technical roles.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

BCS is a membership organisation. If you enjoy this event, please consider joining BCS. You’ll be very welcome. You’ll receive access to many exclusive career development tools, an introduction to a thriving professional community and also help us Make IT Good For Society. Join BCS today

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


BCS is following government guidelines and we would ask attendees to continue to also follow these guidelines. Please go to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ for more information, advice, and instructions.

This event is brought to you by: BCS Manchester branch

How joining BCS can accelerate your career and how you can help shape BCS
Date and time
Thursday 26 January, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Manchester Metropolitan University
John Dalton Building Room JD E005
M1 5GD
This event is sold out