Session 1 - BREXIT and The Economy
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration, refreshments & networking
8:45 AM - 8:55 AM
Opening notes from Chair
8:55 AM - 9:10 AM
Accelerating growth and the unstoppable force of Brexit:
Unlocking the potential of the City Region Deals to transform Scotland’s economy – whilst leaving the EU
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
Questions from the audience
9:20 AM - 9:35 AM
Moving from strategic thinking to operational action
Harnessing data analysis techniques to drive inclusive growth across Scotland's Cities & Regions.
9:35 AM - 10:20 AM
Sustaining future growth:
Building regional consensus to drive innovation-led economic prosperity
10:20 AM - 10:35 AM
Refreshments and Networking
Session 2 – Digital & Data
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
Heading towards the ‘exascale’:
Designing a World Class Data Infrastructure
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Five hubs, one mission:
Shaping the future with Data-Driven Innovation (DDI). Including questions from the audience at the end
Session 3 - Business & Internationalisation
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Global opportunities stemming from the successful transformation of Edinburgh and South East Scotland:
Investment in the sectors of the future
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Expert panel discussion:
Building the knowledge and ‘smart’ economies of the future
1:00 PM
Conference Close