Session 1 - BREXIT and The Economy
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration, refreshments and networking
8:45 AM - 8:55 AM
Opening notes from Chair Alisdair Gunn and welcome from Philip Long
8:55 AM - 9:10 AM
Accelerating growth and delivering on the global aspirations of the Tay Cities
Unlocking the potential of the City Region Deals to transform the Tay Cities.
9:10 AM - 9:25 AM
A brave new world for the Tay Cities
Addressing historic and entrenched socio-economic challenges through innovative and strategic partnerships
9:25 AM - 9:40 AM
Positioning the Tay Cities as a global centre of Life Sciences excellence:
Life sciences innovation driving inward investment
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
Questions from the audience
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Expert Panel Discussion: The future of Tay Cities & sustainable economic growth
Building a regional consensus model to drive innovation-led economic prosperity
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Networking & Refreshments
Session 2 - Digital & Smart Cities
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Building the reputation of the Tay Cities as a global digital and creative industries destination
But we can't do that without transforming our infrastructure, addressing skills, connectivity and labour market challenges
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Expert Panel Discussion: High quality jobs driving knowledge economies of the future:
The golden digital opportunity for a 'smart' 21st century Tay
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Connecting Public Sector – Enabling Regional Growth and Development
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Networking & Refreshments
Session 3 - Business & Internationalisation
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Global opportunities for the Tay Cities Region.
Investment in the key growth sectors that align with our strengths and attract inward foreign direct investment 
12:30 PM - 1:10 PM
Expert Panel Discussion: Key messages for the Tay Cities to project
Open for business, a focus on inclusive growth and getting the global proposition right
1:10 PM
Conference close