December 12, 2018 at 1:00pm - 4pm

Please note that this event is now at maximum capacity. To add your name to the waiting list, or for any other event queries, please contact [email protected]

Our session on 12 December will help you to connect all things digital: From helping to connect people with their
place, through to sustainable WiFi solutions and becoming a Digital Town/Improvement District. This is a follow-up event to ‘Connected Towns – Part 1, The Physical Space: Attractive, Active and Accessible Places for All

December’s session brings you -

  • National context and case study presenters.
  • Town surgeries - seek out solutions and ideas for your town.
  • Exchange news and ideas with Scotland’s towns community of practitioners.

Attendance is free for STP members, and £50+VAT for non-members. Not a member? Join now and enjoy all-year-
round access to free learning events; being part of our community of practitioners; and a range of toolkits and
funding supports.


AGENDA *may be subject to change

13:00​    Coffee /Tea (top up as you need to!)

13:30    Welcome & Introduction  

Phil Prentice, Chief Executive, Scotland’s Towns Partnership (Event Chair)


13:35    Gigabit Communities – a catalyst for economic and social development
              Justene Ewing, Vice President, CGI

13:55    Digital Strategy for Scotland – What does it Mean for Towns?

             Colin Cook, Director of Digital, Scottish Government 

14:15    Digital Improvement Districts

              Bill Harvey, Kirkcaldy4All; Simon Baldwin, Destination 66; Richard Watson, Rapier Systems

14:35    Q & A


15:00    Quickfire Introduction from our Surgery Experts – go-to bodies on each of the key areas-

  • Ros Halley, Digital Engagement - Destination Optimisation Tool
  • Ronnie McLaren, Thomas Stanford Cyberhub Ltd. - Digital 
  • Neil Cunningham, Our Community HUB - Community Platforms
  • Colin Munro, Miconex - Local currencies and Smart Town/City Reward Programmes 

15:10    Surgery Sessions. Experts move on to next group every 15 minutes.

16:00    Close

December 12, 2018 at 1:00pm - 4pm
Architecure + Design Scotland, Edinburgh
Sponsored by Supporting Scotland's Towns
Sponsored By Supporting Scotland's Towns