2018 agenda
Session 1 - Digital Glasgow
8:30 AM - 9:05 AM
Registration, refreshments & networking
9:05 AM - 9:10 AM
Welcome

Cllr Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council (TBC)

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Creating City-Wide Leadership for the Digital Age

Design-led public services, empowering communities, developing a culture of innovation and strengthening digital foundations.

Cllr Angus Millar, Depute City Convenor for Economic Growth Chair, Chair, Digital Glasgow Board & ‘Digital Champion’ (TBC)

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Expert Panel – Transforming public services: data science, design and delivery
Jenny O’Hagan, Head of Service Developmentand Regeneration Services, Glasgow City Council (TBC);
Project Data Science Lead (TBC);
V&A Partnership Lead (TBC);
Glasgow Kelvin College (TBC);
Private Sector Speaker (TBC).
 
Session 2 - Data economy & business
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Building a differentiated economy based on new innovation and ways of working

Laying the foundations for inward investment and skilling the future workforce.

Kevin Rush, Director of Regional Economic Growth, Glasgow City Council (TBC)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
BuilExpert Panel: AI, automation and 5G: preparing for the post-industrial age
Capitalising on existing strengths in Glasgow’s jobs market, and supporting fast-growing sectors, from fintech to legal-tech and precision medicine.
Dr Carol Clugston, COO, Precison Medicine Scotland (TBC);
Paul Compton, Chief Operating Officer, Barclays (TBC);
Stuart Patrick, Chief Executive, Glasgow Chambers of Commerce (TBC);
Private Sector Speaker (TBC).
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Refreshments and networking
Session 3 - Data Education & skills
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Transforming the way we teach, upskilling the workforce and building an innovation eco-system
Interdisciplinary learning and the tech-driven sectors of the future.
 
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Expert Panel: Digital skills building, lifelong careers development and designing future learning environments
Transforming the way we teach digital skills, promoting digital inclusion and supporting a ‘design factory’ approach to learning.
Laura McEachran, Principal Teacher, Carmyle Primary School (TBC); 
Representative from new industry partnership on skills (TBC); 
Skills Development Scotland (TBC);
Private Sector Speaker (TBC).
Session 4 - Data infrastructure
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Capturing city-wide data to drive smart cities and Internet of Things (IoT) services.

Supporting the development of 5G testbeds and embedding digital connectivity at the heart of Glasgow’s infrastructure programme

Nick Bailey, Director, Urban Big Data Centre (TBC)