DAY 1 - TUESDAY, 13TH OCTOBER
Conference Chair: Jos Creese, CEO, CCL and Past President of SOCITM and BCS
10:00 - 11:00
In our opening session attendees will hear the latest thinking from the Scottish Government and Checkpoint on the future of public sector digital collaboration and resilience.
Delegates will be able to engage with the Scottish Government through a Q&A session plus our interactive polling tools.
Alison McLaughlin, Head of Digital Transformation, Scottish Government
Mark Mitchell, Security Engineer, Check Point Software Technologies
15:00 - 16:00
In this session delegates will hear from a range of experienced panelists as they discuss how the public sector can foster a culture of collaboration that supports innovation and harnesses the full potential of digital technology.
You'll have the ability to submit questions to the panel chair to ensure the issues that matter to you most are covered.
Peter Tolland, Head of Directorate Programmes, Scottish Government
Benjamin Welby, Policy Analyst - Digital Government and Open Data, OECD
Morag Campsie, Senior Audit Manager, Audit Scotland
DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY 14TH OCTOBER
10:00 - 11:00
Our second panel session will examine lessons learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic on the role digital transformation can play in improving resilience within the public sector, and how these lessons can provide a blueprint for tackling other 'wicked problems' such as the climate emergency.
You'll have the ability to submit questions to the panel chair to ensure the issues that matter most to you are covered.
Ruchir Shah, Director of External Affairs, Scottish Wildlife Trust
Heather Robb, Chief Digital Officer, City of Edinburgh Council and Chair, SOCITM Scotland
Hazel Archer, Head of Programme - NHS Near Me, Scottish Government
Sof Socratous, Vice President - Northern Europe, Poly
15:15 - 16:00
The final session will feature analysis of key lessons learnt from previous conference sessions, via a 1-1 discussion between our conference chair and a leading expert on public sector digital transformation.
Kate Forbes MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Scottish Government