Events

CSGN Forum 2020

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Location John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh
Date Wednesday 17 June 2020

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How to Have a Powerful Voice

Women in Sustainability
Location Glasgow
Date 22 August

Women in Sustainability (WINS) are hosting an event focusing on both progressing and being heard in organisational environments in order to embed sustainability across corporations. This is a friendly, informal and highly interactive session with networking opportunities.

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How Can The Global Goals Help Us Be Sustainable With Real Impact?

Women in Sustainability
Location Edinburgh
Date 18 September

The new Edinburgh Hub will launch with a conversation to explore how we can have real impact for sustainability. Expect a similar approach to other Women in Sustainability Network events, digging deep into ideas and topics that matter to and get you connecting and working together.

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NHS Scotland Sustainability Conference

NHS Health Scotland
Location Edinburgh
Date 24 September

In light of Scottish Government’s declaration of a Climate Emergency, this year’s Sustainability Conference 2019 provides an opportunity for staff from all disciplines across the NHS to engage with and contribute to the development of the NHS Scotland Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy 2020-25, to be launched in March 2020. Free and open to all public sector professionals.

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Scotland's Land & Economy

Scottish Land Commission

Location Edinburgh
Date 2 October 2019

The Scottish Land Commission's conference will look at the role of land reform in achieving Scotland's agenda for sustainable and inclusive economic growth. 

Land ownership and use are central to increasing productivity, reducing inequalities, creating a fair and prosperous Scotland. The event will explore these themes through a number of key note speakers and panel discussions.

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Future Planning: Designing Places in a Climate Emergency

Ecosystems Knowledge Network

Location Glasgow
Date 8 October 2019

Continuing trends towards urbanisation and the pressing realities of a climate emergency require us to urgently revaluate how we plan, design and build the ways we live in and move around our urban environments. A step change in the scale, pace and culture of delivery is needed.

For a future-proofed, long-term approach to planning and delivery, resilience, liveability, and sustainability must become the essential building blocks of our towns and cities. This is supported by concurrent changes to the Scottish Planning Bill, on-going public health reform work, the Vacant & Derelict Land Initiative, and changing population demographics.

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The future for planning in Scotland: perspectives on the Planning Bill, delivering reform, and next steps in the National Planning Framework

Scotland Policy Conferences
Location Edinburgh
Date 9 October 2019

The timely seminar will bring together policymakers and key stakeholders to examine the future for the planning system in Scotland.

The conference follows the introduction of the Planning Bill into Parliament, with the aim of strengthening the planning system so that it contributes more to economic growth and community empowerment - after the Government’s Places, people and planning consultation and the independent review of Scotland’s planning system.

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