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This half-day briefing conference drills down into the core challenges facing Scottish local government. It analyses the substance and effect of each factor affecting future service delivery, bringing insight into where financial, policy and broader structural pressure is coming from - both within local government and externally - and assesses the future consequences arising from these pressures.
Tue 24th Apr 2018
Morton Fraser Lawyers
Making Housing in Scotland Affordable: Supply, Delivery Challenges and the Role of Home Energy Costs
This conference examines Scotland's core housing affordability challenges: the strategic need for the right types of housing in the right places, tackling the main structural obstacles to delivering affordable housing supply and how home energy costs can be monitored, managed and made cheaper to assist affordability.
Tue 1st May 2018
The Academy, Dunedin Canmore
Scotland’s new Lobbying Register will come into force on the 12th March 2018. From this date all regulated lobbying in Scotland, as defined in the Lobbying (Scotland) Act, must be registered on Scotland's new Lobbying Register. This conference explains the Lobbying Act, examines what can be learned from the first months of its operation and helps you prepare to be compliant before, during and after talking to any of Scotland's elected members or officials covered by the new law.
Tue 15th May 2018
Regulators, Scrutiny and Accountability in Scotland: What's next for public service providers, markets and consumers?
This conference will discuss the current and future approach in Scotland to the regulation of public services, markets and companies. It will examine how disruptive technology and data, increased powers for the Scottish Parliament, changing consumer demands and continuing public service constraint combine to affect how we deliver and respond to regulation.
Tue 5th Jun 2018
This conference examines how best to take effective action across Scotland's public and other sectors in working to prevent fraud, to prioritise and understand recurring and new threats and to intervene proactively to deter and detect these activities.
Tue 26th Jun 2018
2018 is the 11th Anniversary of ACES - Awarding and Celebrating Excellence in Scotland - the original professional development conference and awards ceremony for PAs, EAs, Office Managers and office support professionals in Scotland. Join us to recognise 11 years of celebrating and awarding PA success in Scotland.
Fri 24th Aug 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Edinburgh Airport
This conference discusses Scotland's mid-market business sector, focusing on how it can be supported and developed to contribute to Scottish economic competitiveness.
Wed 29th Aug 2018
University of Edinburgh Business School
This conference addresses the challenge of dementia in Scotland and the strategy and resources to combat it, discusses how to reduce the risks of developing dementia and focuses on living with early stage dementia for people with the condition, their carers and service providers.
Wed 12th Sep 2018
Hanover Housing Conference Centre
5th Annual Scottish Transport Conference: Powering up Transport, Growing the Economy, Strengthening Communities
The 5th Annual Scottish Transport Conference will feature speakers from across Scotland's transport industry. This year's conference focuses on the role of Scottish transport in underpinning all other activities across economic growth, community development and delivery of public services and asks: how can we best develop transport to better develop Scotland?
Thu 27th Sep 2018
The Scottish Engineering conference provides a platform for Scotland's engineering and manufacturing sector to set out its agenda for success. The conference will discuss what engineering and manufacturing needs, examine how to minimise risk and maximise opportunity in an uncertain national and international marketplace and consider how finance, funding and policy can best support success in the sector.
Thu 25th Oct 2018