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Overload 155 · February 2020 (PDF)


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  • February's Overload Journal has been published. (10.02.20)

    The February 2020 ACCU Overload journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. Overload 155 and previous issues of Overload can be accessed in Overload Online.

  • Schedule for ACCU 2020 Published (25.01.20)

    The conference programme committee is proud to announce the ACCU 2020 Schedule for the upcoming ACCU 2020 conference. We think it is a strong programme. We are happy that some speakers from years back have returned, last year speakers proposed again and that there are new speakers as well.

    We have decided to move from our home grown conference application to Firebird’s conferencing application. This system has successfully been used by our organizer Archer Yates Ltd. for other events.

    So the actual schedule is currently been published on Firebird’s system. Later we will mirror it to

    This year we have all pieces in place. But as soon as something changes we will update the page.

    People have already started registering for the pre-conference workshops and the conference itself – registering early is always good, especially for the pre-conference workshops.

    The schedule can be found on Firebird, here.

  • ACCU 2020 Registration is now Open! (19.01.20)

    Registration for the ACCU 2020 Conference at the Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel is now open.

    The conference will be held Wednesday, 25 March through Saturday, 28 March, 2020, with pre-conference tutorials on Tuesday, 24 March.

    To register, click on the ACCU 2020 logo at the top of the page (above) and continue with the link in the upper right hand corner of the conference page, or click here .

  • January's C Vu Journal has been published. (14.01.20)

    The January 2020 ACCU C Vu journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. C Vu 31-6 and previous issues of C Vu can be accessed via Journals menu (ACCU members only).

  • Best Articles 2019 (11.12.19)

    Vote for your favourite articles of 2019:

    • Best in CVu
    • Best in Overload

    Voting is open now at Survey Monkey.