Who are we?
What do we do?
How do I join?
Although everyone can attend BCS SPA meetings, those attending more than one or two are encouraged to join BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, at the appropriate grade. You'll find everything you need to know about joining SPA here.
What else is on this site?
Lists of past and planned events are here, including presentation materials and/or notes in many cases, along with newsletters and other useful materials. There used to be a wiki for discussion of related topics, but it was not used much and so the content is now offered on a read-only basis.
You can jump from here directly to the London Meeting Programme.
There are a number of friendly organisations whose goals are broadly sympathetic to those of SPA, and with whom SPA has had cross-sponsorship or other arrangements in the past.
SPA 2017 Conference
The 21st SPA2017 Conference will run in London from 26th-28th June 2017. The annual BCS Software Practice Advancement conference brings together experts and practitioners to share the latest thinking in software development. Registration is open now.
Please contact us if your organisation might be interested in sponsoring next year's conference.
Next evening meeting (London)
Tom Johnson on Failure Patterns in Java (Railway-Oriented Programming)
Wednesday 7th June 2017, 18:30 - 20:00 (sandwiches and refreshments from 6pm)
Next evening meeting (Cambridge)
The Cambridge programme is currently in abeyance. However, you can attend some Software East events free of charge.
Software East event programme