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Upcoming conferences filtered by subject: Public Sector and Government
This conference will examine proposals for the new Consumer Scotland agency. It will look at how it could fit into the existing advisory and regulatory framework of support for consumers and examine how it will use its powers and influence to mandate and advocate for change in marketplaces. It will look at what the focus of its in-depth investigation-led activities may be on issues which are either particular to Scotland or which manifest beyond Scotland but have a unique Scottish dimension.
Tue 30th Apr 2019
The Scottish Government has stated its determination to dramatically increase expenditure on capital investment projects in Scotland and to focus that increase on growth related projects. Transport infrastructure projects sit at the centre of both capital spending and the kind of project development that drives growth. This conference examines how that project pipeline will be developed.
Thu 9th May 2019
Royal Scots Club
Children and Young People's Mental Health in Scotland: Delivering joined-up prevention, intervention and whole community support
This conference discusses the Scottish Government's strategy to transform the provision of child and adolescent mental health services in Scotland. The specific new financial commitments to service expansion and the work of its joint Task Force on Children and Young People's Mental Health - which produced interim recommendations in September 2018 - set the scene for major service and policy developments.
Tue 21st May 2019
Royal Scots Club
This conference, run in association with Morton Fraser LLP, examines the consequences of a deal or no deal between the UK and the EU. It will set out how the core elements of the deal – or an exit with no deal - will affect trade, access to EU markets and economic prospects and the impact of these changes upon labour for private and public sectors, tariffs, rules and regulations, customs and supply chains. If you want to understand what the emerging shape of a deal or no deal Brexit will mean for your organisation, start here.
Thu 20th Jun 2019
Morton Fraser Lawyers
This conference focuses on how Scotland can tackle the current challenges in the integration of health and social care and meet our wider health care reform needs reflected in those challenges. It discusses re-balancing the current primacy of hospital based services with the development of a more fit for purpose health care structure, encompassing primary and community based care and meeting the growing demand for management of longer term conditions.
Wed 26th Jun 2019
The Scottish Government's new Planning Act for Scotland aimed to ..."change planning's operation and its reputation from that of a regulator to a positive and active enabler of good quality development...". This conference explains whether it has been successful, the content and implications of the new Act and what you need to know about how the Act will affect planning and development in Scotland.
Tue 3rd Sep 2019