In this final session in our TCAP2 Series, we focus on digital and the potential for transformative change; creating equitable opportunities for businesses, people and places. Participants will hear from industry experts and exemplars, with ample opportunity for questions and discussion.
10:00 Welcome and Context: Event Chair, Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership (5 mins)
10:05 Transforming Connectivity, Capacity and Capability: Charlie Boisseau, CTO, Commsworld (10 mins)
Charlie describes how equity of infrastructure in towns and places is bringing benefits for all. Such as, enabling business competitiveness and enhancing entrepreneurship; use of smart technology to support improved movement, air quality, energy use; widening access to wider opportunities around education, skills, employment, health and wellbeing.
10:15 Case Study – Local Authority Exemplar: Craig Scott, Public Sector Business Development Director, Commsworld (10 mins)
10:25 Happy People. Happy Places. Happy Planet: Lisa Edwards, Place Partner Development Manager (Scotland/North England), Shopappy (10 mins)
Find out how this town based service solution is benefiting and rewarding local uses, spend and activities.
10:35 Case Study – Kilmarnock | East Ayrshire Exemplar: Tracy Murray, Town Centre Regeneration Officer - Business & Retail, East Ayrshire Council (10mins)
10:45 Q & A
11:10 Closing Remarks (close 11:15)
Free to STP members: members can RSVP your place below.