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august, 2021

25augAll Day26Public Sector Smart Working 2021

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The pandemic challenged the public sector to adapt to smarter working and revolutionised the way we work.  This transformed our use of digital technology and enhanced productivity, opening up many new opportunities – and challenges.  With pressures now beginning to ease, we can turn focus to long-term transformation and meeting the challenges of the future.

The 2021 edition of Holyrood Connect’s highly successful Smart Working series is your opportunity to join our experts, share experiences and learn about the latest developments and best practice from across the globe.

Developing smarter working through GovTech

  • Richard Lochhead MSP, Minister for Just Transition, Employment and Fair Work,
    Scottish Government
  • Martyn Wallace, Chief Digital Officer, Digital Office for Scottish Local Government
  • Making smart working work for all: user engagement and culture
  • Dr Bernadette Milligan, Audit Manager, Audit Scotland
  • Jonathon Curry, Deputy Director for Change, Scottish Government

Hear best practice from the Dundee & Angus College staff members who led changes
in its ways of working following a ransomware attack

  • Abi Mawhirt, Head of People and Organisational Development
  • Billy Grace, Head of Estates
  • Andy Ross, Head of ICT

Improving collaboration and fostering innovation: transforming your organisation and
the road to COP

  • Matthew Eastwood, Head of Innovation and Supply Chain, Transport Scotland
  • Colin Campbell, CEO, Nectis Ltd
  • Ruchir Shah, Director of External Affairs, Scottish Wildlife Trust
  • Jane Macdonald, Director Business Services & Transformation, NatureScot

Scotland’s global leadership: forging alliances and meeting the challenges of the

  • Ann Kempster, Head of Delivery Centre for Digital Public Services Wales
  • Alexander Holt, Head of Strategic Partnerships, CivTech


august 25 (Wednesday) - 26 (Thursday) BST




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