Lectures open to the public listed in the searchable Events Calendar: 'The Institute has a network of over 50 affiliated Local Societies distributed throughout the UK, covering a wide range of disciplines and running events throughout the year.'
Many "public" events are organized by local BCS branches, but BCS corporately organises 'numerous events for both its members and the public. These include lectures, dinners, forums and competitions'.
RSI Lecture | BCS/IET Turing Lecture | Lovelace Lecture & Medal | Roger Needham Award & Lecture
Organizes 'events in Bedfordshire on subjects of interest to the membership. Almost all our events are free and are open to the public'.
'We typically hold one event per week, usually on a Tuesday night ... Third Tuesday is Event Night. This is the formal one - usually a lecture or workshop lead by an external speaker.' Many events are 'public Events which are open to everyone'.
Trophy Suite, Tally Ho! Sports & Conference Centre, Pershore Road, Birmingham, B5 7RN, West Midlandsbirmingham.bcs.org
Monthly meetings, Tuesday evenings. 'Most BCS Birmingham branch meetings are free to attend, and open to BCS members and non-members alike (exceptions are noted in the event details).'
'We aim to run 8 open meetings throughout this year; they are generally scheduled for the third Wednesday of every month ... Branch open meetings are open to everyone. Not just BCS members but any member of the public who may think they will derive some entertainment or useful information from one of our talks. Yes, that includes your spouse, partner, offspring, siblings ..... and you (thanks for reading this page, by the way!) Clearly, we don't want a load of kids running around unsupervised and bored silly, but we do welcome anyone who may get something out of one of our talks. So, if your son(s), daughter(s) or student(s) is/are interested, bring them along. Please don't wait for the invite, you don't need to ask permission, bring them along. There is no charge for attending, anyone interested is very welcome and we'll even provide tea and biscuits.'
'All meetings, unless otherwise stated, are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 6.30 pm ... Refreshments are available from 6.00 pm. All meetings are free of charge and no reservation is required, except where indicated otherwise below. Non members are welcome to all meetings.'
George Moore Building, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, City of Glasgow, G4 0BE, Scotlandwww.glasgow.bcs.org/events.htm
Monthly evening meetings. 'Non members are welcome to all meetings.'
Monthly evening meetings. 'Meetings generally begin at 8.00 pm. The "doors open" at, and refreshments are available from 7.30 pm. Do come along and do some networking, or just have a chat with other Society members. Unless otherwise stated, it is NOT necessary to book a place at any Branch meeting. Guests and non-BCS members are very welcome.'
Bimonthly evening meetings: 'To register for any event, or for any further information, please email us ... Our meetings are open to non-members.'
>>> Membership >>> UK Branches >>> North Staffordshire >>> Forthcoming Events
'Meet on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm unless stated otherwise. Visitors are very welcome to attend any meeting.'
>>> Membership >>> UK Branches >>> South Wales >>> Events
Evening meetings, once or twice per month: 'Our events are open to members and the public. There is normally no need to book a place. When capacity is very limited or we have to make special arrangements to gain entry to a site, we will ask you to book in advance and there will be a booking link on the event's web page.'
Stoddart Building, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB, Yorkshire and the Humbersy.bcs.org
'The event programme runs each year consisting of eight meetings, held on the third Thursday of the month and starting in October ... Members and non-members alike are welcome at any event ... Attendance at these events is free; however we do ask that you register via the Event Details to allow us to prepare for the expected numbers.'
Category:The Medical Sciences
>>> Psychology & the Public >>> Sharing our Science
'Sharing our Science is an important part of the Society’s work. We aim to communicate psychology by providing information to the public, raising awareness and the influence of the discipline in society. We organise and promote public events to share evidence-based science in ways that are easy for people to understand. Our Annual Flagship Lecture is jointly run with the British Academy ... Many of our Divisions and Branches run public events throughout the year across the country. Why not see what’s on near you? ...'
'The Institute encourages and supports local groups of people with an interest in ergonomics. Regional Groups can be organised by any willing member living in the area. Group members may be qualified ergonomists or human factors professionals or simply have an interest in the meetings and events that a group organises. The organisers of each group welcome anyone with an interest in ergonomics and human factors from anywhere within or around their region.'
The website Events section includes the Shell London Lecture Series. These 'monthly public lectures are all held at the Geological Society's Piccadilly apartments in Burlington House ... Entry to all lectures is free to all, but by ticket only. To obtain a ticket please contact ... Please note that due to the popularity of the lecture series, tickets will be allocated on a monthly ballot basis. We will not be taking indications of interest months in advance this year, so if you would like to attend any of the talks, please email us to let us know around 3 or 4 weeks in advance of the talk date. If at any point attendees, or their guests, are unable to attend, please notify the Society as soon as possible. Most talks will be given twice on the same day, once at 3 pm and once at 6 pm – please note that if you would like to attend the talks, the 3 pm matinees generally have more availability. The talks will be exactly the same in the afternoon and evening.'
Shell London Lecture Series
Category:Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy
>>> Public Lectures
'The Vera von der Heydt Public Lecture Series is open to the general public and aimed at anyone who has an interest in depth psychology and the work of C.G. Jung. Topics range from poetry and individuation to unlocking the secret of dreams. Lectures are given by invited speakers and members of GAPS, and are held twice a year. Tickets are available in advance or on the door.'
Vera von der Heydt Public Lecture Series
Category:Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy
>>> Public Talks, Seminars, Other Events
Annual Lecture - plus other public events organized or supported by the Guild.
Category:Economics, Finance & Business
>>> Lectures and Seminars
'The Institute holds lectures throughout the year in London on key topics in the area of Islamic finance. These lectures are generally held monthly with extended lectures for visiting scholars are organised separately in honour of two leading early Muslim scholars – Ibn Rushd and Ibn Khaldun, and to highlight and nurture the intellectual capital available within the Muslim Community ... Attendance to the lectures is free though, in certain instances and for the extended lecture series, the Institute may require to make a charge.'
The Institute operates locally throughout the UK and Ireland through a network of member-led Branches. The Branch Calendar includes all events run or supported by IOP Branches, may of which can be attended by non-members of the Institute. Typically we read: 'All meetings are free to members and visitors, and light refreshments are usually provided in the half hour before the event. Most meetings are suitable for sixth-form students.'
'Free evening lectures for members and non members help you to keep up to date with the latest advances in refrigeration technology, meet leading scientists and practitioners, and network with fellow members. The downloads of papers, slides and discussion reports are free to members only ... Refreshments are offered before and after the meetings which start at 5.15 pm.' Unfortunately these lectures no longer seem to be offered (but note the Webinars).
Occasional lectures open to the public, including in the UK regional branches (see the Section Near You).
Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture
Wide range of lectures at national or local level, including The IET Prestige Lecture Series: 'Attending an IET Lecture is your opportunity to see the future of engineering. IET Lectures are free to attend ... All Network events are open to the public and most are free of charge.'
Appleton Lecture | Kelvin Lecture | Clerk Maxwell Lecture | Mountbatten Lecture | Nuffield / Mensforth Lecture | Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture | Turing Lecture
>>> Eastern >>> Anglian Coastal
'The network organises a programme of about 20 lectures, visits and lifeskills courses.' Enquire about attendance.
>>> Eastern >>> Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
Have organized wide-ranging programme: enquire about attendance.