Morning, Wednesday, 25th April 2018
Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AS
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This timely seminar examines next steps and key issues for implementing the £1.1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal signed by the UK and Scottish Government’s in July 2017.
Delegates will discuss priorities for developing the infrastructure needed to support accelerated growth in Edinburgh and the South East, including recommendation for a regional infrastructure strategy and funding to advance projects which include data innovation centres, extensive transport improvements, a concert hall and housing development.
Further sessions assess the support needed for key growth sectors, in particular encouraging greater collaboration between higher education and business, including proposals for a network of business incubators and development of a regional skills plan aimed at disadvantaged groups.