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June 2018

How can fintech be a positive agent for social change? -

7th June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strathclyde Business School, 199 Cathedral Street
Glasgow, G4 0QU United Kingdom
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This expert discussion is part of The Scotsman's content series on the rapidly growing fintech sector in Scotland, and the opportunities and challenges it presents. The debate aims to place fintech in a wider context and ask how it can deliver positive benefits to society - if it can overcome some of the trust and…

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September 2018

Food and Drink Conference 2018 – Beyond Brexit: Future-proofing food and drink in Scotland - £79

4th September 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Burness Paull Edinburgh, 50 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9WJ United Kingdom
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Food and drink is a phenomenal Scottish success story, with aspirations to double in size to a £30 billion industry by 2030. But is it ready for the challenges ahead, as Brexit looms ever nearer? The sector has built its success on high quality, innovation, collaboration and the ability to tell a compelling global story…

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November 2018

Life Sciences in Scotland: Moving Forward Together – To 2025 and Beyond - £149

12th November 2018 @ 9:15 am - 6:00 pm
Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street
Glasgow, G1 1RD United Kingdom
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Scotland’s life sciences strategy has mapped out a pathway to create an £8 billion turnover industry by 2025, based on innovation, quality and collaboration. This conference built on the success of our 2017 event, bringing Scotland’s life sciences community together to make connections, discuss challenges and find solutions. EY             …

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How do we create a culture of sustainable business growth through Data? - Free

26th November 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
The University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Campus, Paterson's Land Building
Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ United Kingdom
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This expert discussion is part of the Scotsman’s Data Driven Innovation series. The panel will explore how important is it for companies to develop a culture which promotes growth through data and encourages the development of new and existing talent within their organisations. The debate will place data skills in a wider context and consider…

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March 2019

The Scotsman Investment conference 2019 – Looking out to 2020 -

March 5 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Principal Edinburgh, Charlotte Square, 38 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ United Kingdom
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As we move into the new financial year we begin to assess the outlook for global markets as we look out to 2020 and beyond. How can investors best position themselves amid changing central bank policies and geopolitical risks? Expert speakers will look to answer some of the key questions on global issues. Agenda: 9.00am…

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June 2019

What did Fintech ever do for us? - Free

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join a panel of industry experts for a rapid-fire discussion on the progress Scotland is making, as we ask: What did fintech ever do for us? The discussion will be in seven short sections, each representing a letter of FINTECH. FINANCIAL INCLUSION: last year's discussion asked if fintech could be an agent of positive social…

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August 2019

Accelerating the precision medicine opportunity in Scotland - Free

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre
Glasgow, G51 4TF
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There are several market and technology drivers impacting on precision medicine including an ageing population, increasing healthcare costs and the emergence of new disruptive technologies. Advances in technology are accelerating a shift in healthcare from reaction to prevention and early stage treatments and the global precision medicine market was estimated at almost $43bn in 2016…

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September 2019

Doing data right: Through people and partnerships - Free

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
John McIntyre Conference Centre, The University of Edinburgh Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Rd
Edinburgh, EH16 5AY United Kingdom
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From social inclusion to ethics, from skills to business, the emerging data economy cuts across many issues that matter to society and industry. Our 2019 conference will bring together key players from business, academia, and the public and charity sectors to get to grips with these complex issues. Caroline Criado Perez, author of best-selling Invisible…

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Without boundaries – Scotland’s future in the food and drink industry - Free

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
RBS, Conference Centre, 175 Glasgow Rd
Edinburgh, EH12 9SB
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Putting the right people in place is vital to the success of any industry and with aspirations to double in size to a £30 billion industry by 2030, for Scotland's food and drink it's more important than ever. The sector has built its success on high quality, collaboration and the ability to tell a compelling…

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October 2019

How can Scottish fintechs scale up to the next level -

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burness Paull Edinburgh, 50 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9WJ United Kingdom
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Join our expert industry panel for an evening of networking and discussion focused on the challenges facing young Fintechs seeking to scale up. While Scotland's Fintech sector is in a vibrant state, many young and emerging Fintechs face real challenges when it comes to moving beyond the start-up phase and growing to scale. How can…

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