2021 SURF Annual Conference

SURF’s 2021 SURF Annual Conference will be a series of three 90 minute sessions on Tuesday 24thWednesday 25th and Thursday 26th August. They will be conducted via the Zoom conferencing platform.

The sessions will be focused on Post-Covid Recovery, Place-based Regeneration and Climate Change. 

Speakers include; Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning & Community Wealth, Foundation Scotland, climate expert Fraser Stewart, representatives from national agencies with a focus on place and a range of national funders. 

Numbers for these events are limited.

For full information, including programmes, or to BOOK please click HERE, or for queries please email [email protected] 

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Town Centre Action Plan Review Series- Session 2: Place Delivery and Funding Models Member Booking

STP's 2021 - 2022 CPD events will centre on the Town Centre Action Plan Review recommendations. In the second in our series, we focus on place based investment and will feature models for place delivery and funding. This practical session will update on Scottish Government's Place Based Investment Programme and discuss mechanisms that exist to support community and business-led development of our towns, urban districts, villages and places. We will also share general information about legal structure options for place managers. In the second part of the session, we showcase exemplars of different models in practice.  

Booking 

Free to STP Members: RSVP your place below. Please only use RSVP if you are an STP member. 

Attendance for non-members is £45+VAT. Please book your ticket here, or join STP and attend this event as part of your membership, along with a wide range of other benefits. 


Agenda
14:00   Welcome: Mhairi Donaghy,  STP Board Member 

Place Based Investment
14:05    Place Based Investment Programme: David Cowan, Head of Regeneration, Scottish Government (invited)

Funding and Delivery Models
14:15    Development Trusts: Louisa Macdonell, CEO, Development Trusts Association Scotland 
14:20    Improvement Districts: Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland's Towns Partnership and National Programme Director, Scotland's Improvement Districts 
14:25    Supporting Communities: Speaker to be agreed 
14:30    Q & A

Legal Structures
14:40    Iain McLean, Partner, Real Estate, DWF Law LLP (invited)
14:50    Q & A

Showcase of Exemplars
15:00    Dufftown: Mhairi-ann Gallicker, Director, Truerlein 
15:10    Greener Kirkcaldy: Suzy Goodsir, Chief Executive, Greener Kirkcaldy 
15:20    Q & A  
15:30    Close

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Town Centre Action Plan Review Series- Session 2: Place Delivery and Funding Models Non-Member Tickets

STP's 2021 - 2022 CPD events will centre on the Town Centre Action Plan Review recommendations. In the second in our series, we focus on place based investment and will feature models for place delivery and funding. This practical session will update on Scottish Government's Place Based Investment Programme and discuss mechanisms that exist to support community and business-led development of our towns, urban districts, villages and places. We will also share general information about legal structure options for place managers. In the second part of the session, we showcase exemplars of different models in practice.  

Booking

Attendance for non-members is £45+VAT. Book your ticket below, or join STP and attend this event as part of your membership, along with a wide range of other benefits. 

Free to STP members: please RSVP your place here.

Agenda
14:00   Welcome: Mhairi Donaghy, STP Board Member 

Place Based Investment
14:05    Place Based Investment Programme: David Cowan, Head of Regeneration, Scottish Government (invited)

Funding and Delivery Models
14:15    Development Trusts: Louisa Macdonell, CEO, Development Trusts Association Scotland 
14:20    Improvement Districts: Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland's Towns Partnership and National Programme Director, Scotland's Improvement Districts 
14:25    Supporting Communities: Speaker to be agreed 
14:30    Q & A

Legal Structures
14:40    Iain McLean, Partner, Real Estate, DWF Law LLP (invited)
14:50    Q & A

Showcase of Exemplars
15:00    Dufftown: Mhairi-ann Gallicker, Director, Truerlein 
15:10    Greener Kirkcaldy: Suzy Goodsir, Chief Executive, Greener Kirkcaldy 
15:20    Q & A  
15:30    Close

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