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AGM followed by a talk on User Experience

Wed 20th Sep, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus (Poole), Create Lecture Theatre (in the Fusion Building) (Map)

The Annual General Meeting (AGM)

You can hear about what has been happening in Dorset branch since last year's AGM. It's also an excellent opportunity to help shape the direction of the branch for the coming year. There will be elections for the branch committee and an opportunity for questions and discussion. Note as with the rest of the evening it is open to both BCS members and non-members. As always this event is free of charge.

In our usual format, the evening will include a buffet and will end with a talk.

User Experience by Ru Butler, User Experience Consultant at Redweb

Our speaker is Ru Butler, User Experience Consultant at Redweb. UX consultant and manager of a talented team of web creatives. Passionate about and responsible for, UX, online branding, creative design and copywriting. Creating and implementing new, innovative user experiences using lean collaborative processes in order to successfully deliver the very best results.

Ru has worked on Projects (Prince 2 qualified) and Websites for around 20 years, the last 8 being focused on User Experience. Redweb specialise in Responsive websites, Digital strategy, User experience (UX), Web content management (Sitecore, EPiServer, Umbraco & Drupal), Content services, Digital performance optimisation, Cloud hosting, 24/7 Support services, Digital customer engagement and Innovation services.

He will be speaking about User Experience, its importance, his approach to its design, how it fits in with Website development Projects, and its resourcing. Given his considerable expertise, this will be a fascinating talk.


The Fusion Building in the centre of the campus, it's the big white building.

Parking is available and is free. All BU car parks on the Talbot Campus have no restrictions after 5pm so park in any suitable space. Enter from the front (i.e. off University Roundabout onto Fern Barrow road) and then take the first left to follow the access road to the back of the campus to find the car parks.

Like all our events this event is free.

Our Aims

  • Advancing IT science and practice
  • Bringing out the excitement of IT
  • Introducing IT to all

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Our Scope

  • Private and public sector
  • Career professionals
  • IT/Computing Students
  • Industry and commerce
  • Service industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Health provision
  • Law enforcement
  • Defence
  • Government
  • …Everything and everyone

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