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22mar9:30 am5:00 pmFeaturedCluster Ecosystem Conference 2022

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Scotland’s Cluster Conference is back!

Building on the success of its first two years, we return to celebrate the achievements from across the Scottish clusters and the tech community in 2021 and to focus on the opportunities coming in 2022.

Join us on 22nd March for our annual cross-cluster event, partnering with Technology Scotland, to network and collaborate with the tech ecosystem. We will highlight opportunities and bring insights from across the tech landscape, with a specific focus on Space, Robotics, Net-Zero, Cyber, and more.

We will also have UK and international speakers to promote opportunities outwith Scotland, as well as highlighting numerous initiatives being launched within Scotland’s tech sector. 


09.00 – 09.30 Arrival, tea & Coffee

09.30 – 09.40 Welcome and ScotlandIS intro – Karen Meechan, CEO, ScotlandIS

Conference Chair: Lou Smith, Chair, Innovate Finance

09.40 – 09.50 Ivan McKee, Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise 

09.50 -10.15 Colin Cook, Director of Economic Development at The Scottish Government 

10.15 – 10.40  From innovation to commercialisation: supporting technology developers on the design to manufacture journey – Alastair McInroy, Technology Scotland

10.40 – 11.15 Break & Networking

11.15 – 11.40 Leo Johnson, PWC, Disruptive Tech 

11.40 – 12.05 Scotland’s Space Sector: Growth and Opportunities – Craig Clark, Space Scotland

12.05 – 12.30 Robotics – David Wavell, National Robotarium

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.30 Driving economic recovery through tech clusters – panel session chaired by Alisdair Gunn. 

  • Ciara Mitchell, ScotlandIS Cyber
  • David Ferguson, ScotlandIS Data
  • Stephen Ingledew, Fintech Scotland
  • Alastair McInroy, Technology Scotland
  • Josh Ryan-Saha, TravelTech 

14.30 – 14.55 CyberQuarter Launch – Cheryl Torano, Business Development Manager, Abertay University: CyberQuarter

14.55 – 15.25 Coffee Break

15.25 – 15.45 Scotland 5G Centre

15.45 – 16.10 Let The People Sing” A New Net Zero Tomorrow’s World – Marie Macklin CBE, Founder and Executive Chair of the HALO Urban Regeneration Company

16.10 – 17.00 Networking and drinks reception

Click the ‘Learn More’ link below to book your free tickets now.





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