Membership Information

February 2019

Membership of the BCS Fortran Specialist Group is open to anyone having an interest in the Fortran language, its applications, and its evolution.

See below for ways to join the Group.

To obtain further information about membership of the Group contact our Membership Secretary or come along to one of our meetings.

Membership of the Fortran Specialist Group brings several benefits, including:

  • a web based discussion area and e-mail list as part of the BCS Connect service for the use of members of the Specialist Group to discuss matters of common interest and to publicise matters concerning the Group,
  • the opportunity to provide input to, and receive feedback from, the BSI's Fortran Panel, which is responsible for determining UK policy in the area of Fortran standardization.

In addition membership of BCS brings the following benefits:

  • Networking opportunities through membership of 50+ other SGs and 40+ local BCS Branches or 15 International Sections,
  • The BCS Online Library - Free access to relevant IT related information whenever you need it. Members get access to EBSCO databases - a range of journals and magazines on the subjects of IT, Science and Technology. Two new Forrester IT related research reports each month as well as access to a range of 200 IT related eBooks from Books24x7,
  • Career Development Services - Free access to SFIAplus3 the most accepted and widely adopted IT skills, training and development model. SFIAplus3 allows you to identify career paths and plan training and development,
  • Information Services - Free subscription to "ITNOW", the BCS membership magazine, and "eBCS", our weekly IT e-mail newsletter. Member also benefit from discounts of up to 25% on the popular range of topical BCS books that span the boundaries of IT and management,
  • Events, Lectures and Seminars - BCS Affiliates have access to an extensive range of local and national events organised by BCS Member Groups and external organisations that ensure members stay up to date with the latest IT developments,

In addition to the wide range of Specialist Groups on offer, BCS Membership brings a wealth of other member services and benefits.

If you would like further information, please telephone Customer Service on 0845 300 4417 (UK) or +44 1793 417424. To email us visit

How to join the Fortran Specialist Group

Group activities are open to all and communication is handled though our low-volume mailing lists which keep members of the Group up-to-date with any group activities and other interesting Fortran-related developments.

If you are already a BCS member, login to MyBCS and visit our Fortran group page.

If you are not a current member of the BCS you can join the Group by sending a blank email to


To unsubscribe please email with 'unsubscribe from' in the subject area.

Comments on this or any other of the Group's pages should be sent by email to the FSG Web Editor.
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