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Futurescot Events

Futurescot events are the internal combustion engine for Scotland’s public sector. It’s where like-minded professionals can meet to spark new ideas, innovation and accelerate technology adoption in our public services. Join our conferences to discover the answers to complex problems, make new connections and push forward the agenda for digital transformation and public service reform in a relaxed and cordial environment.
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All Futurescot conferences are fully CPD accredited


Upcoming Conferences


27 February, Glasgow

At Futurescot’s annual Cyber Security conference, experience the unique convergence of global expertise and local insight in cyber resilience. The event brings government, industry and academia together to discuss best practice and learn the shared lessons of defending against cyberattacks through powerful case studies, educational resources and exposure to the latest, cutting-edge industry solutions.

21 March, Glasgow

Cloud, Data & AI – Transforming Public Services serves as the pivotal meeting point between government and technology providers, offering invaluable insights into harnessing the potential of cloud, data, and AI to modernise public services. Attendees will gain global thought leadership on leveraging these technologies for increased agility, responsiveness, and intelligence in government services. With practitioner insights and strategies for securing buy-in, this conference promises to equip public sector leaders with the tools needed to lead transformative change.

16 April, Glasgow

Health & Care Transformation is the essential annual conference dedicated to charting the path towards the recovery and rejuvenation of the NHS. In the wake of the pandemic, the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges, and this event serves as a nexus for bringing together the ‘triple helix’ of government, industry, and academia to unlock the potential of technology and innovation to deliver better patient outcomes and move from an era of reactive to proactive care.

June, date and venue to be confirmed

Digital Tayside 2024 will bring together policy makers, business leaders, educators and community stakeholders to explore the opportunities and challenges of economic growth and digital transformation in Tayside. With government support through city region deal funding, civic leaders are determined to bring to bear new skills and press their economic advantages to become more productive, competitive, and ambitious to connect to global markets.

8 October, Glasgow

Digital Justice & Policing is the largest gathering for digital justice practitioners in Scotland, where stakeholders gather to hear how investment in technology is helping the police and courts to modernise frontline service delivery, from data-driven innovation and smart devices to cloud-based platforms. Join us in Glasgow as we bring together stakeholders from across the justice landscape, to work out the next steps for a system that is remaking itself in the digital age.

31 October, Glasgow

With Glasgow named as one of the UK’s three Innovation Accelerators, backed with private sector redevelopment of key infrastructure, and academic support, the tech cluster is on a significant growth trajectory and this is a must attend event that will define your organisation’s role in Glasgow’s Tech Ecosystem. Join us as we chart the next steps for the city and the wider ‘metro region’ as it looks to secure its place in the global firmament of rising tech stars.

26 November, Edinburgh

DigitalScotland is the largest annual gathering of public sector technology professionals, where global govtech leaders share technology insights and lessons in digital transformation, leadership, skills, cultural change and data-driven innovation. Join us in Edinburgh at the leading forum to hear about how digital and data are transforming the way our public services operate, and fulfil their mission to be modern, responsive and designed around the needs of citizens.


In 2023 Futurescot are delivering a series of Economic Growth and Digital Transformation Events across Scotland’s regions and cities. These high-profile industry events will bring together policymakers, business leaders, educators, and community stakeholders to explore the opportunities and challenges of economic growth and digital transformation. Each event will reflect regional conditions and growth priorities around digital and emerging sectors in an open and inclusive format with keynote speakers, productive debate and informative breakout sessions. These are unique forums designed to allow our partners to engage with the key players from central and local government, academia, and industry, lifting regional aspirations for tech-led economic transformation. We hope you can join us.

To be notified when registration opens for each event, fill in your details via this form and select which regions you wish to attend.


North East


8 June, Dundee
Abertay University

20 September, Inverness
The Kingsmill Hotel

Coming soon

10 October, Aberdeen
P&J Live

Coming soon

26 October, Glasgow
Technology & Innovation Centre

Coming soon

Edinburgh & South East

South of Scotland


Forth Valley

Date and location to be confirmed, Edinburgh

Coming soon

Date to be confirmed, Dumfries
The Crichton

Coming soon

31 August, Kilmarnock
The Park Hotel

Coming soon

Date and location to be confirmed

Coming soon

About Futurescot Conferences & Events

About Futurescot Conferences & Events
Futurescot is acknowledged as the leading public sector conference and events organiser in Scotland. Each conference and event is designed for c-suite speakers, sponsors, and attendees who are involved in digital transformation across local and central government, the NHS, education, cyber and the wider public sector.

Our editorial teams focus on the impact of technology on Scottish civic society, and how public and private sector organisations are collaborating to regenerate the Scottish economy. 

Conference and client reports are published in  Futurescot magazine, which is distributed in The Times Scotland, delivering a  unique readership of over 45,000 influencers, public sector and business leaders across Scotland, and in our own weekly newsletters and online at

Our goal simply is to help you develop a positive relationship with your targeted public sector audiences by creating the opportunity for face-to-face interaction with key stakeholders, decision-makers, and policy influencers.

Futurescot Conferences  & Events will successfully generate a high return on your marketing investment and assist you in meeting your marketing and business development objectives… 

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Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Partnerships

Futurescot work closely with the Scottish Government, local government organisations, and representative bodies deliver the most relevant conferences and events possible. We also work closely with a select number of blue-chip commercial Strategic Partners to identify industry content and best practise that is of use to the pubic sector.  

Some of benefits of becoming a Strategic Partner are listed below but if you would like more information on how you can bets work with Futurescot contact

Firstly, we will identify the most effective blend of Futurescot conferences and events that will deliver the audiences that matter most to your organisations. We will then build a dedicated engagement campaign to assist delivery of your objectives. 

Our Editor will then work closely with you to create a balanced multimedia contact programme embracing the appropriate blend of Futurescot online, magazine, newsletter and content to support your event and conference activity. Our award-winning editorial and design team can work with you to create compelling messages via a one,  two or a four page editorial feature and edited to be published  online. (You can re-use your content on your own websites and publications). 

Trust us to look after your public sector engagement and ensure you get the PR and media coverage you deserve. Your Strategic Partnership will last for 12 months offering you continuity, published outcomes and consistency of message.

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We offer a full digital event experience delivering maximum engagement connecting you with the people you want to meet. Our bespoke webinars use state of the art event technology delivering a responsive and smooth experience across all devices. 

Webinars are a unique opportunity to broadcast live to invited guests for a private discussion, or to be reported on our media platforms. We do all the event and technology organisation and and work with you to secure the best speakers and appropriate attendees

  • Hosted by a Futurescot journalist 
  • Up to 5 speakers 
  • Up to 100+ attendees 
  • Fully interactive with a live Q & A and polling function 
  • Post event survey and access to our communications matrix 
  • Live streamed and on-demand recordings 
  • You help shape the event agenda, delegate and speaker acquisition. 

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Watch on demand:
Cybercrime: Ready, Resilient & Responsive

Roundtables & Briefings

Roundtables & Briefings

Our Round Tables and Briefings are a unique opportunity to convene an exclusive group of executives from your industry in person for a private discussion, or to be reported on our media platforms. We do all the event organisation and delivery and work with you to secure the best speakers and appropriate attendees.

  • Establish your organisation as the sector expert 
  • Subtly drive business development 
  • Voice your opinion on key industry topics 
  • Hosted by a FutureScot journalist 
  • Up to 5 speakers 
  • Post event survey and access to our communications matrix 
  • You help shape the event agenda and speaker acquisition. 
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Delegate Packages

Delegate Packages

World class speakers, insightful case studies, hands-on workshops and healthy debate combine to make FutureScot Conferences the leading digital live conference producer in Scotland. Meet your peers, network with technology providers and learn how the latest trends are transforming local and central government, the health, justice and education sectors in Scotland.

If you want to attend with 2+ colleagues, create an organisation rate, or enquire about  bespoke or educational attendance,  our corporate and group packages allow you or your team or organisation to attend multiple Futurescot conferences and events. 

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Executive engagement

Communicate and develop meaningful relationships with our high-profile speakers and audiences while maximising your ROI and lead generating opportunities. For more information contact 

High profile speakers

Influential public and private sector speakers are supported by high-profile contributors from UK and International arenas, creating an engaging forum for government, public and third sector attendees to discuss key issues in a focused and interactive environment.   

High level audiences

Working closely with the Scottish Government we are now established as having the leading forums for senior stakeholders engaged in the digital transformation of Scotland’s public services, delivering economic recovery and meeting climate change targets.