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This conference examines the Scottish Government's proposals to reform the Adults with Incapacity Act of 2000. It discusses the planned changes to powers, rights and regulation which will affect how the interests of individuals with incapacity are safeguarded. The conference will assess the implications for Guardians, adults with incapacity and regulators, and for institutions and organisations delivering care and support to adults with incapacity.
Thu 28th Nov 2019
Hanover Housing Conference Centre
The 7th annual care of older people in Scotland conference focuses on the challenge of delivering excellent care. How can this be managed in the context of an older population which is growing annually, rising expectations about care quality, a wider understanding of care rights and acute pressures created by increased resource demand?
Thu 12th Dec 2019
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 any 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 the consequences of a deal or no deal Brexit for your organisation, start here.
Wed 15th Jan 2020
Morton Fraser Lawyers
12th Annual Conference and Award for Executive Secretaries and PAs in Scotland (ACES 2020): A New Decade - It's all about the cloud...
2020 will see the 12th Annual ACES Conference - Awarding and Celebrating Excellence in Scotland - the original event and award ceremony of its kind for PAs, EAS, Office Managers and office support professionals in Scotland. Join us in recognising, celebrating and awarding PA success in Scotland.
Fri 24th Jan 2020
Kimpton Charlotte Square
This conference examines the Scottish Government's plans for delivering new infrastructure and capital investment in Scotland. It discusses the implications of raising overall levels of capital expenditure by an additional £1.5 billion per year and, alongside that, the objectives of the work of the Scottish Futures Trust and the Scottish Infrastructure Commission.
Thu 30th Jan 2020
6th Annual Scottish Transport Conference: Sustainable and Smart, Joined-Up and Inclusive, Fit for Purpose and Reliable
This year's Annual Scottish Transport Conference examines how Scottish transport can meet three core challenges. How do we promote transport that is smart, supports growth and meets the severity of climate change? Which policies and projects are required to build a transport system that is joined-up, inclusive and comprehensive? What is needed to ensure Scotland's transport is reliable, safe and fit for purpose - now and in the future?
Thu 6th Feb 2020
This conference examines how the Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, Ministers and MSPs work and explains the policy and media context within which decision making in those organisations takes place. The conference is aimed at people and organisations who need to be heard in high places in order to influence policy and decision making.
Thu 5th Mar 2020
This conference examines how a Scottish tourism tax might be structured, how it could be operated, what the impact of such a tax would be and the potential benefits which may arise from the use of revenues from a tourism tax.
Thu 19th Mar 2020
Edinburgh City Chambers
This conference examines how and when the Scottish Government plans to roll out implementation of the new Planning Act, what needs to happen for the Act to meet its original objectives for planning in Scotland and which issues remain to be defined in order to give full effect to the content of the Act.
Tue 24th Mar 2020