October 13th 2020 - October 14th 2020 | Virtual Conference

Live Agenda


Conference Chair: Jos Creese, CEO, CCL and Past President of SOCITM and BCS

10:00 - 11:00

Conference Opening

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

Senior representative, Check Point 

15:00 - 16:00

Panel Session

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, Audit Manager, Audit Scotland


10:00 - 11:00

Panel Discussion

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

15:00 - 16:00

Conference Close

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.