Business in the Parliament 2020

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Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 11:00am12:30pm

Category: General Events

The Business in the Parliament Conference aims to facilitate engagement between businesses and politicians. It is jointly hosted by the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government. This year’s conference theme is Resilience and Recovery

Event Details

The Business in the Parliament conference aims to facilitate engagement between businesses and politicians. It is jointly hosted by the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Government

The conference forms part of an ongoing programme of engagement with business organisations and senior business leaders across Scotland.

Alongside the Institute of Directors and the Scottish Council for Development & Industry, YE Scotland will also be hosting one of the Conference Workshop Sessions, which this year will be focusing on Resilience& Recovery.

This session will explore some of the themes around why? and how? Adaptability and Resilience have been built in our economy, with examples from Education, Start Up and the wider Business Community

Background

In relation to the Business in the Parliament topic, our current levels of resilience and adaptability will determine how well we react to our current environment and will lead to an economic recovery one way or another.

We will explore Young People's resilience in our schools, colleges and universities. We will also hear from Educators and Professionals involved in the Business Start Up Community to see how their adaptability to change has impacted their growth potential.

Brian McEwan, Business Development& Evaluation Manager at YE Scotland, will host the workshop: Standing onthe Shoulders of Giants.

The session introduces participants to the context and content of theConference and will be co-hosted by Julie Degnan of Scotland's Enterprising Schools, who will be invited tochair a panel discussion, which will include Monica Young from Breadalbane HighSchool in Perthshire, and Alison Loveday from Scottish Enterprise who leads onthe Unlocking Ambition Programme.

Hosted on Microsoft Teams, Brian McEwan will invite attendees to pose somefurther questions and allow active engagement through the chat and Q&Afunctions. The purpose of this element is to generate data, insights andevidence that will form the basis of feedback and suggested points ofdiscussion that will be presented on the Business in the Parliament mainconference to be held on Friday 4th December.

The session will also explore how this can be applied into the workplace andfuture employment, post-education.

On conclusion of the supporting examples discussed in the session, there willbe an opportunity to open the debate to other delegates in attendance.

Running Order

Brian McEwan, Business Development& Evaluation Manager at YE Scotland, will co-host the workshop: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants with our very own Project Manager Julie Degnan chairing a panel discussion, which will include Monica Young from Breadalbane High School in Perthshire, and Alison Loveday from Scottish Enterprise who leads on the Unlocking Ambition Programme.

Hosted on Microsoft Teams, Brian McEwan will invite attendees to pose some further questions and allow active engagement through the chat and Q&A functions. The purpose of this element is to generate data, insights and evidence that will form the basis of feedback and suggested points of discussion that will be presented on the Business in the Parliament main conference to be held on Friday 4th December.

The session will also explore how this can be applied into the workplace and future employment, post-education.

On conclusion of the supporting examples discussed in the session, there will be an opportunity to open the debate to other delegates in attendance.

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