Dods at the SNP Conference 2017

SEC Centre, Glasgow

Fringe Events

The SNP Conference 2017 will be held at the SEC Centre, Glasgow from Sunday 08 October until Tuesday 10 October.

Details of our 2017 fringe events can be found below.

If you are interested in running an event with us this year or would like further information, please contact partyconference@dodsgroup.com.

 

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Our Vision for the Industry's Future: What next for the financial and related professional services?

Sunday, 8 October, 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30

Leven - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Hannah Bardell MP, SNP Spokesperson for Trade and Investment
  • Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work
  • Nick Collier, Global Head of Government Relations, Thomson Reuters and Chairman of TheCityUK Public Affairs Group
  • Lindsay Gardiner, Regional Chairman for Scotland, PwC

Chair

  • Keith Aitken, Journalist and Broadcaster

DIY Brexit: what do the public want Brexit to look like?

Sunday, 8 October, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:30

Morar & Ness - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Patrick Grady MP
  • Laura Townshend, Communications Director, 38 Degrees

Supporting Armed Forces Children in Education: Are we making the grade?

Sunday, 8 October, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:30

Leven - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work 
  • Mark Bibbey, Chief Executive of Poppyscotland 
  • Colin Flinn, Chief Executive, The Royal Caledonian Education Trust

Holyrood Health and Care Hub Reception

Sunday, 8 October, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:30

Finnieston Suite, Hilton Garden Inn, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speaker

  • Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health & Sport 
  • Mandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood Magazine

 

Our 2017 partnersDiabetes UK (Scotland)​, Marie Curie, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Holyrood Health and Care Hub Debate

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 09:00 to 10:00

Morar and Ness, SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Aileen Campbell MSP, Minister for Public Health and Sport
  • Penny Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster

 

Our 2017 partnersDiabetes UK (Scotland)​, Marie Curie, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Brexit, Scotland and financial services

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 09:00 to 10:00

Orkney Suite, Crowne Plaza,­­­­­­­ Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Please note, this roundtable discussion is by invitation only. Please email sarah@holyrood.com for more information.

Can Scotland be a global centre for financial services post Brexit?

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30

Morar & Ness - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Keith Brown MSP
  • Mike Russell MSP
  • Chris Cummings, Chief Executive, Investment Association

Chair

  • Mandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood 

Scotland’s energy strategy – what’s the plan?

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30

Carron A - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy
  • Professor Andrew Kerr, Executive Director, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, University of Edinburgh
  • Michael Rieley, Head of Policy, Scottish Renewables
  • Lesley Riddoch, Broadcaster & Journalist
  • Paul Winkle, Scottish Business Director, EDF Energy

Chair

  • Sara Thiam, Scottish Director, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

One railway: how can the Railway deliver for Scotland?

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30

Leven - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Alan Brown MP, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)
  • Alex Hynes, Managing Director, ScotRail Alliance
  • Stuart Patrick, CEO, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
  • Paul Plummer, Chief Executive, Rail Delivery Group

Holyrood magazine ‘In Conversation’

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:30

Morar & Ness - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers:

  • Roseanna Cunningham MSP
  • Mandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood Magazine

Promoting the Ecosystem for Scottish Entrepreneurship

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:30

Alsh B - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Alison Thewliss MP, SNP Spokesperson for Treasury and Cities
  • Stephen Chalmers, Founder and CEO, Altogether Travel Ltd 
  • Andrew Duncan, Founder & Managing Director, Swarm Online
  • Jonathan Thompson, Divisional Managing Director, Santander Business, Santander UK plc

A new era: The role of business in delivering growth and prosperity

Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:30

Leven - SEC Centre, Glasgow (inside the secure zone)

Speakers

  • Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work
  • Josh Hardie, Deputy Director General, CBI
  • Lisa Hayley-Jones, Director, Political and Business Relations, British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA)

Chair

  • Ken Symon, Editor, Scottish Business Insider