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August 2019

Accelerating the precision medicine opportunity in Scotland - Free

27th August 2019 @ 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

10th September 2019 @ 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

24th September 2019 @ 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 -

8th October 2019 @ 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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November 2019

Tackling financial exclusion in Scotland -

19th November 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womble Bond Dickinson, 2 Semple Street
Edinburgh, EH3 9BQ United Kingdom
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Join our expert industry panel for an evening of networking and discussion focused on delivering an inclusive financial sector for Scotland.   Help shape the conversation as we discuss: Are we too obsessed with a cashless economy and not worried enough about those left behind? Is the closure of bank branches and ATMs heightening financial…

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The Scotsman Life Sciences Conference 2019 -

26th November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street
Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ United Kingdom
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Click here to visit our Life Sciences website Life Sciences in Scotland is set to grow to £8bn by 2025, making it one of the most important sectors to the Scottish economy. The Scotsman’s Life Sciences Conference is the annual meeting for this growing sector. This year’s event provided the opportunity for life sciences enterprises…

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March 2020

Annual Investment Conference: 2020 Vision -

10th March 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Edinburgh Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, 1 Festival Square
Edinburgh, EH3 9SR United Kingdom
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The outlook for global markets as we look to 2020 and beyond. How can investors best position themselves amid changing central bank policies and climate change?  Can we finally look beyond the doom and gloom of Brexit and see UK equity growth? Our industry experts will offer practical advice for investments in 2020. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Agenda…

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September 2020

Fintech in Scotland: the response to Covid-19 and future opportunities and challenges. -

23rd September 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Scotland was recognised in January 2020 for the strength and quality of its fintech cluster - just two months before Covid-19 hit hard and we went into lockdown. How has the fintech sector responded to the challenges and opportunities of the pandemic and associated economic crisis? How has it dealt with the rapid acceleration of…

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November 2020

Doing Data Together: Ethical collaboration through Covid-19 and beyond - Free

6th November 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Covid-19 is the first pandemic to be tackled by a truly data-driven approach, with real-time information at the heart of life-or-death decisions throughout the crisis. How did Government, health services and other public bodies collaborate - often at great speed - to inform those decisions? What lessons have we learned to help us emerge from…

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Webinar: Leadership for a sustainable future -

25th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Click here to view our post event report and to rewatch the webinar in full.   There are many examples in Scotland across the public, private and third sectors of organisations making real progress on the sustainability agenda. Their leaders are typically individuals who recognise that contributing to a sustainable future is not only the…

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