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Welcome to the BCS Aberdeen Branch Website

Aberdeen is one of the society’s four Scottish branches, and serves both North-East and Northern Scotland.

The role of the branch is to provide local representation for IS professionals, and help promote IS to the wider community. We achieve this through a varied annual events programme which include lectures, seminars and social events. In addition, the branch also acts a forum to enable networking between IS professionals. We also provide local support for the BCS’s nationally-managed competence and professional standards services.

Visit our events page for information on visiting speakers

Call for speakers

The Aberdeen branch of the British Computer Society is running a forum on 4th May jointly with the Digital Energy Journal, looking at how IT can support subsurface disciplines achieve competitive advantage.

"Competitive advantage" for subsurface means finding new reservoirs and reducing the uncertainty in our understanding of them, so they can be drilled with high predictability. What kind of IT would best help subsurface professionals to achieve this?

More information is available here.

Video: Computation of Emotions

Watch a recording of our “Computation of Emotions” talk by Prof Peter Robinson on Thursday, 18 February 2016.

Visit our Videos page for a list of all of our recorded events.