FutureScot’s Digital Cities 2017 series of events is kicking off this week in Dundee on Tuesday September the 5th and continuing in Edinburgh the next day.
The events will discuss and debate the unique successes, challenges and opportunities of digital technology within each of Scotland’s city regions. The outcome from the five events will be published in an independent supplement to be distributed with The Sunday Times Scotland on September 24.
There’s still a couple of tickets left for our Tay Cities and Edinburgh events, so book yours today before it’s too late!
05 September 2017 | RRS Discovery Dundee
The Tay Cities region is a bright light on Scotland’s digital map. Hear from those leading the local digital revolution and gain a deeper understanding of what is already happening, how is it contributing to the development of the city region and what needs to happen next to make the most of technological change.
Speakers include: Alison Henderson – Chief Executive Officer, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce // Catriona Macaulay – Head of User Research and Engagement, Digital Directorate, The Scottish Government // Steven Kyle – Programme for the Future Manager, Dundee City Council // Dr Tom Flanagan BEng(Hons) PhD CEng MICE MCIHT – Interim Head of Economic Development Perth and Kinross Council
06 September 2017 | Edinburgh City Chambers
It’s an exciting time for Edinburgh’s growing tech sector. Edinburgh is an expert advocate for local startups and effectively leverages its community of innovators to make the city a better place for all. Hear from those leading the local digital revolution and gain a deeper understanding of what is already happening, how is it contributing to the development of the city region and what needs to happen next to make the most of technological change.
Speakers include: Colin Cook – Director Digital, The Scottish Government // Cllr Gavin Barrie – Convener of the Economy Committee City of Edinburgh Council // Sally Kerr – Digital Innovation Manager, City of Edinburgh Council // Liz McAreavey – Chief Executive Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce
There are also a few tickets left for the other three events in our series, coming to:
Tue 12 Sept: Aberdeen – BOOK NOW
Wed 13 Sept: Stirling – BOOK NOW
Thu 14 Sept: Glasgow – BOOK NOW