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Welcome to BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT,Isle of Man Section website. Our section was created on the 7th of July 2004 as an international section of the BCS as per other jurisdictions such as Jersey, Guernsey, Switzerland and Hong Kong.
Our Section holds either a professional or social event each month from September to June. There may also be impromptu social events in July and August. Our events are normally open to non-members.
Our forthcoming events are published on our web site and if you happen to be on the Isle of Man at a time coinciding with an open event please join us. If you are a BCS member and regular visitor to the island or would like to register with the Section anyway, then please update your details held by the BCS.
The next BCS event is the Annual General Meeting of the Isle of Man International Section of the BCS, as well as the Annual Meeting of its associated company BCS (IoM) Limited, both to be held at the Sanderson Suite, Claremont Hotel, Douglas on Friday evening, 20th November 2015, starting at 17:45, with the usual networking opportunity and complimentary light refreshments, etc, from 17:15.
Formal documentation and more details about the AGM can be found here: AGM 2015
Immediately following the AGM, at or a little after 18:00, we will be hosting a presentation:
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With 18 years of technical experience Nick has worked with brands such as the BBC, Vodafone, Channel 4, Courvoisier, RSPCA, Publicis, Fixnetix and the NHS, innovating and game-changing along the way.