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 Safety-Critical Systems Club 
 For Everyone Working in Systems Safety

The SCSC is the UK's professional network for sharing knowledge about system safety.  It bring together engineers and specialists from a range of disciplines and industries working in system safety, academics researching the arena of system safety, providers of the tools and services that are needed to develop the systems, and the regulators who oversee safety.

The SCSC provides seminars, workshops and tutorials throughout the year, with a three-day annual Safety-Critical Systems Symposium in February.

More about the SCSC

Latest news:

New: Multi- and Manycore Safety Working Group (MCWG)

It was planned to launch this new working group at the SCSC Multicore Seminar ( on 30 April 2020. Due to the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 this will not be possible. Therefore, the working group will be launched remotely, making use of WebEx facilities. If you would like to take part, please contact

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Seminar Safe Use of Multi-Core and Manycore Processors which was scheduled for April is now postponed until later in the year.  The Seminar New Safety Analysis Techniques on June 16 is expected to go ahead as planned.  We will continue to monitor the situation and update the status as required.

Coronavirus is a systems safety issue!

Read this post on our LinkedIn group

IET Code of Practice - Cyber Security and Safety

Please use the link below to register and download a copy of the draft Code of Practice. Consultation: IET Code of Practice - Cyber Security and Safety

This link can be forwarded to anyone you feel may want to comment on this document. Reviewers need to register their details and send their comments on the accompanying comments form directly to Andrew Cooney at The IET (contact details available by following the link).

The consultation closed for comments on Tuesday 31st March 2020.

Safety-Critical Systems Symposium 2020

SSS'20 was held on 11-13th Feb 2020 in York.  With an attendance of 152 people this was very successful event. Some delegate feedback:

Very good introduction and some very good presentations.  An excellent event. Great event, really enjoyed it. All keynotes excellent - really varied and interesting. Great communtity spirit.  Very good networking opportunities. Gin Experience (and the gin) great. Excellent presentations with lots of interesting content. Best ever.

The symposium proceedings are available for SCSC members at  and the papers, presentations and video of keynote addresses are linked from the programme listing at .