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The conference gives the opportunity for the Council to report on progress in meeting coalition agreement targets. It will also provide a platform to highlight the council’s policy objectives and to engage both internal and external Edinburgh stakeholders in discussions on developing shared objectives for the City.
Mon 24th Jun 2013
Edinburgh City Chambers
Public Sector Digital Scotland: Combining web, social media and service delivery for better public access and joined-up services
This conference will give Scotland’s public sector bodies – both the social media communicators and the service deliverers – the opportunity to come together in a positive discussion on achieving first class public services for Scotland. The conference aims to bring together public sector web and social media managers with public sector policy makers and service delivery managers to focus on how services and budgets can find help from public sector social media by enabling consumers to help drive the shape of service delivery.
Tue 3rd Sep 2013
This one-day national conference will seek to explore the evolution of new technologies, their potential impact on Scotland’s children and young people, and the challenges they present to those entrusted with our children’s education, care and protection.
Wed 25th Sep 2013
Recognising that policy discussions around demographic change and ageing populations are often, quite understandably, dominated by the impact on health and social care budgets, the aim of this inaugural Scottish Productive Ageing Summit is to encourage a shift in focus - from the challenges provided by an ageing population, to the opportunities.
Thu 3rd Oct 2013
With keynote addresses from some of Scotland’s most respected public sector leaders, this one-day Summit will explore Public Sector Good Governance. What is it? What does it look like? And how can it be achieved?
Wed 9th Oct 2013
Information management across care and protective services: the leading challenges facing today's data controllers and processors
With a keynote speech from Ken Macdonald, ICO Assistant Commissioner for Scotland, this conference will seek to examine some of the leading challenges facing those charged with looking after personal information during the delivery of care and protective services and consider how they can be overcome.
Wed 13th Nov 2013
The purpose of the conference is to bring together local government and its various partners in the public, private and third sectors in Scotland to consider how the role of councils across Scotland could be developed and enhanced in delivering public services, promoting growth and strengthening communities.
Tue 19th Nov 2013