Welcome to BCS Northampton Website

The Northampton branch membership has grown steadily from our start in 2004 and we now have over 980 members, mainly from Northampton, Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. Our aim is to hold 5 committee meetings a year, with 4 or 5 events covering a variety of areas to provide interest for as many of our members as we can. Look at our forthcoming events page to obtain the details of our events planned for the 2014/15 season. Our AGM is held in September where we announce the winners of the Student Prizes and where you as a member are able to both stand as a committee member and vote for your choice of representative.

This years Students Prize winners are:

Winner of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT - Best Computing 1st†Year Award

  • Oloruntobi Abimbola Ayilara

  • Winner of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT Best Computing Student Performance Prize

  • William Hurer-Mackay

  • Winner of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT - Best Business Computing 1st†Year Award

  • Florin-Sebastian Ciobanu

  • Winner of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT Best Business Computing Student Performance Prize

  • Souad McFarlane

  • Winner of the HM Government Communication Centre (HMGCC) Best Dissertation Prize

  • Riyam Khalid Kareem Marjan

  • Winners of the Best Group Project Prize from HM Government Communication Centre (HMGCC)

  • Doaa Mundher Dalal Al-Midhatee
  • Gideon Awuah
  • Solomon Green
  • Ohood Hazim Sabr Sabr
  • Sana Ullah



  • BCS Northampton Events Page

    NOTE: All our events are open to members and none members, no registration is required unless otherwise stated.


    January 26th 2017 - Cyber Security Lecture

    Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint released its 2017 Cybersecurity Predictions Report last month.

    This years report examines the increasing convergence of the technological and the physical worlds and the long term implications of this new digital ecosystem on organizations and institutions worldwide.

    Cybersecurity experts from Forcepoint and Raytheon collaborated to develop these predictions.

    Scott Bullock Forcepoints Cloud Trust Officier will present a overview of the predictions along with an analysis of how well Forcepoint performed last year"

    Room NW205 Newton Building, Northampton University.

    7:00pm Doors open (Tea and Biscuits)

    7:30 pm Lecture start

    8:15 to 8:30 Lecture finish

    Discussion, and questions

    8:30 to 9:00 Finish


    February 22nd 2017 - CISSP Fireside Lecture

    Further details regarding location will follow.


    March 18th 2017 - Cyber Saturday

    Further details regarding location will follow.


    May 2017 - Connectivity Theme

    Our 2nd theme for the year is around the subject of connectivity. The event is likely to include but not limited to the following topics

    * IoT

    * M2M

    * Drones

    Further details regarding location will follow.


    July 2017 - Critical Connectivity

    This event will cover topics such as:

    * Mission

    * Financial

    * Safety

    * Security

    Further details regarding location will follow.


    Contact the Branch


    Email: HQ Contacts

    Phone: 01793 417 478

    Post: BCS Headquarters First Floor, Members Groups Department, Block D North Star House, North Star Avenue ,Swindon, UK, SN2 1FA

    Northampton @ BCS HQ

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