Welcome to the BCS Fortran Specialist Group Website

August 2017

Peter Crouch receiving BCS Meritorious Service Award

Peter Crouch, Chair of the Fortran SG since 2002, Chair of the Birmingham Branch from 1997 to 2002 and Membership Secretary of the Wolverhampton Branch since 2007, receives a Meritorious Service Award certificate from the new BCS Group CEO Paul Fletcher at the Member Groups Convention on Wednesday 12th November 2014 at the BCS London Office, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street WC2E 7HA.

The Group was established in 1970 to provide an open forum for Fortran users.

Its main aims are:

  • to disseminate information about Fortran and its application in various fields,
  • to provide a platform for discussion of users' needs and requirements in future versions of Fortran,
  • to encourage the development of the language in collaboration with national and international standardization bodies,
  • to promote the use of the Fortran language.

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