15th October 2013, 12.00pm
The BCAB Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 12th October 2013. The election of the board of trustees took place during the AGM, with a number of changes taking place. Derek Naysmith stood down from the board of trustees before the election. Léonie Watson formally thanked Derek for his... More 2013 election results
10th September 2013, 2.00pm
BCAB Chair Léonie Watson joined the RNIB Insight Radio Tech Talk programme today. With news from the Apple iPhone5c/s launch still hot off the press, Léonie discussed the challenges facing blind and partially sighted people on the web and the impact of mobile devices like the iPhone. Apple... More Léonie Watson on RNIB Insight Radio
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BCAB has withdrawn from the Voluntary Sector Forum.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