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22nd August 2013, 1.30pm
We're delighted to announce that Peter White will be the special guest speaker at TechABreak 2013. Peter is an established broadcaster, best known as the voice of Radio 4 In Touch. He is also an accomplished after dinner speaker, so we're sure the TechABreak gala dinner will be an evening to... More Peter White at TechABreak 2013
2nd August 2013, 5.00pm
We're delighted to announce an additional seminar for TechAbreak 2013. The professional zone presentation on project management will be delivered by Ricci Downard of AstraZenica. The presentation will look at the role of an IT project manager, and explore the challenges and rewards of IT project... More Professional zone at TechABreak 2013
24th July 2013, 10.00am
BCAB has withdrawn from the Voluntary Sector Forum. Interest in the Voluntary Sector Forum has diminished significantly. No meetings have taken place this year, reaching a point where we no longer feel it necessary to have representatives for this sector speaking on behalf of the Association. If... More BCAB withdraws from Voluntary Sector Forum
15th July 2013, 12.30pm
TechABreak 2013 will be held at the Apollo hotel in Birmingham, from the 11th to 13th October 2013. Priority booking for BCAB members is now open, before tickets go on general sale on 1st September 2013. With a 15% discount on all ticket prices, and the option to spread the cost over two monthly... More TechABreak 2013 priority booking open
19th June 2013, 7.45pm
The Open University Student Association (OUSA) has made information about BCAB available to all current students. The following information was included in the OUSA May newsletter: OUSA’s V P Student Support would like to bring this service to your attention. The British Computer Association of... More BCAB recommended by Open University
9th June 2013, 9.20am
Léonie Watson will represent BCAB at the Vision UK conference on 11th June. Léonie will join Nigel Lewis (AbilityNet), Ellie Southwood (RNIB) and Chris Lewis (IDC), on a panel chaired by Peter White of BBC Radio 4. The Moral Maze debate will discuss digital accessibility, and consider whether it... More BCAB joins Moral Maze debate
31st January 2013, 11.00pm
Broadcaster and well known technology fan Stephen Fry has tweeted about our Guide Cats CDs. Mr Fry has more than 5.5 million followers on the popular micro-blogging platform that allows updates of 140 characters or less. The tweet, which read "Seriously silly! Guide Cats for the Blind raise funds... More Stephen Fry supports Guide Cats
15th October 2012, 4.00pm
The BCAB Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 13th October 2012. The election of the board of trustees took place during the AGM, with a number of changes taking place. Pam Griffiths and Neana Lawson stood down from the board before the election. BCAB Chair Léonie Watson formally thanked them... More 2012 election results
19th September 2012, 12.00am
BCAB recently received an enquiry from someone trying to improve the questions to be included in tendering documents used in technology procurement contracts. The concern was that the questions currently used did not adequately cover the accessibility and usability of the technology being procured... More BCAB innovate technology procurement
13th September 2012, 1.46pm
TechABreak 2012 is set to be an incredibly popular event. With a month to go before the weekend gets under way, it's completely sold out! The weekend has a terrific line up of presenters, covering all the latest technology topics. Seminars include Android smart phones, iPhones and iPads, Windows 7... More TechABreak 2012 sold out

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