FutureScot is delighted to invite you to attend the Digital Cities 2018 Roadshow, a series of half day policy conferences aimed at policy, academic, technology and business leaders across Scotland.

Made up of plenaries and  expert-led panel discussions, the series will be focussing on the  proposed outcomes of Scotland's City Region Deals and the impact they will have on the growth and sustainbility of the regions as well as citizen wellbeing.

This is an opportunity for policy leaders from local and national government and its agencies, to gather with industry leaders to forge new relationships, overcome existing challenges and refresh their digital thinking.

Book your place now to take part in FutureScot's Digital Cities 2018 Roadshow.

Stirling & Clackmannshire: 1st May // Tay Cities: 8th May  // Glasgow: 9th May // Edinburgh & South East: 16th May // Aberdeen & North East: 29th May 

Edinburgh & South East Scotland

Comprimising six local authorities - East Lothian, Edinburgh City, Fife Council, Midlothian, West Lothian and the Scottish Borders - The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region has secured a  £1.1bn deal from the UK and Scottish Governments, due to be invested over the next 15 years. 

The deal includes: 

  • £350m for a Research, Development & Innovation Programme.
  • £25m investment into a regional skills programme.
  • £65m housing fund to unlock strategic development sites.
  • And a commitment to improving infrastructure and connectvity in the region. 

It is estimated that over the next 20 years Edinburgh & South East Scotland will become the most connected, creative, inclusive and entrepreneurial place in Europe.

Join us to discuss the Edinburgh & South East Scotland City Region Deal and its role in creating a smarter, digitalised Scotland.

For further information about the conference and sponsorship opportunities please contact Vincenzo Veglia at vincenzo@canongate.org or 0131 561 7305. 

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16 May 2018 COSLA, Edinburgh COSLA 19 Haymarket Yards - EH12 5BH United Kingdom

Digital Cities 2018 - Edinburgh & South East Scotland

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