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This Week at BABC
28 January - 1 February, 2013
 
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International Women's Rugby Sevens World Series
Day: Friday 1-Feb-13 1:00 PM to Saturday 2-Feb-13 8:00 PM
Location: BBVA Compass Stadium 2200 Texas Avenue Houston, TX 77003
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Networking on Tap - Go Texan!
Day: Wednesday 20-Feb-13 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Big John's SportsBar 6150 Wilcrest Dr Houston, TX
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What Sweeter Music: The British A Cappella Tradition with Simon Carrington
Day: Saturday 2-Mar-13 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: The Church of St. John the Divine 2450 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, TX 77019
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BABC Annual General Meeting
Day: Wednesday 20-Mar-13 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: TBD
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Brilliant Lecture Series - Stephen Hawking
Day: Tuesday 26-Mar-13 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Jones Hall
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BABC Ascot Day at the Sam Houston Race Park
Day: Saturday 20-Apr-13 4:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Sam Houston Race Park 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Houston, TX 77064
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Houston Celtic Festival and Highland Games
Sponsor: Houston Highland Games Association
Day: Saturday 27-Apr-13 9:00 AM to Sunday 28-Apr-13 6:00 PM
Location: Houston Farm and Ranch Club 1 Abercrombie Houston, TX 77084
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BABC Annual Transatlantic Conference
Day: Wednesday 15-May-13 8:30 AM to Friday 17-May-13 2:00 PM
Location: International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham, England
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Hello,

Welcome to the BABC - Houston newsletter of upcoming events, articles, jobs and more from our membership.

FRIDAY IS A RUGBY DAY!  And, Saturday!  BABC will be at the International Women's Rugby 7's tournament both days. If you didn't get any of our free tickets but are still going, wander on over to section 231, Rows P, Q, R, and S and say hello to the gang.

On Saturday, BABC will have a booth in the Fan Fest area beginning at noon until 4 pm. Come by and get your red, white and blue mardi gras beads, sign up for our drawing and maybe even get some war paint for your face. Looks to be great weather this weekend. You can get tickets at the gate for as little as $10. Whether you're English or American, come out and support your national team.

 

 


Our first Networking on Tapof 2013 is scheduled for 20 February with a rodeo theme.  Dust off your cowboy duds and join us at Big John's Sports Bar for some Texas size networking.

 

Nibbles will be provide along with a cash bar. Membership in the BABC or a current Rodeo Committee badge gets you in free. All others $5.00 at the door. Be sure to register online so we get a good count for food.

 

Yee ha and see you there!
 


Member Announcements
 
Looking for 6 Nations Rugby? - Big John's Sports Bar
As a BABC Member, Big John's Sports Bar is pleased to announce that we will be open and showing ALL the 6 Nations Rugby games this year, begining this Saturday with Wales vs. Ireland at 7.30 am and England vs Scotland at 10.00 am. There will be no cover charge to watch the 6 Nations games. We will be serving a full Irish breakfast. Sunday's game between France and Italy will be shown at 9.00 am. Stay for the Super Bowl party and BBQ from noon onward. ... [More Info]
 
Updated ASME BPVC and PD 5500 Coming Soon - BSI Group
Updated ASME BPVC and PD5500 coming soon, BS EN ISO's also available. Both available at a discount in electronic format for BABC members. Contact Craig 571-442-2923 or craig.wells@bsigroup.com PD 5500:2012. Unfired fusion welded pressure vessels PD 5500:2012 is the latest specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. It covers vessels manufactured from carbon, ferritic alloy and austenitic steels, aluminium, copper and... [More Info]
 
Articles
 
UK signs up to cyber resilience partnership
The UK has joined over 70 companies and government bodies across 15 sectors and 25 countries to demonstrate their leadership and commitment to taking a responsible and collective approach to ensuring secure, resilient digital global networks. This step has been taken to enable our global economy to benefit from a digital environment which is safe yet open for all. On signing the cyber resilience principles, the Foreign Secretary said: We hope that signing the WEF... [More Info]
 
 


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