Day 1: 21 November, Conference Programme

Day 1: 21 November

09:00

Registration & Exhibition Visit

10:00

Keynote Stage

Opening Keynotes – Question Time

Chair:

Speakers:

  • Wilf Weir Executive Director - Orkney Islands Council
  • Iain Marley Chief Executive - Hub West Scotland
  • Clare Hicks Deputy Director, Learning Directorate - Scottish Government
  • John Butcher Executive Director, Education and Youth Employment - North Ayrshire Council
  • Dr Ken Thomson Principal - Forth Valley College

11:00

Coffee Break & Networking

11:30

Lammermuir Suite

Value of Good Design

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See Learning Happening - Ian Alexander & Henry McKeown, Design Directors, jmarchitects Over the past 10 years or so the Scottish Government and the Scottish Futures Trust have spearheaded the tra...

Chair:

  • Andy Dailly Head of School Building - Scottish Government

Speakers:

Lowther Suite

Pupil/Student Experience

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If students were in charge of their university estate what changes would they make? - Mike Entwisle, BuroHappold Engineering BuroHappold Engineering has undertaken a class leading research project wh...

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Speakers:

Workshop

Opportunities Outside: Early Years and External Environments Workshop

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A key element of strategies emerging to address the 1140 hours early years provision is more creative and meaningful use of outdoor spaces. These spaces offer a variety of opportunities to support you...

Chair:

  • Jeff Maquire Senior Policy Manager - Early Learning and Childcare Team - Scottish Government

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12:15

Lammermuir Suite

Building Better Learning Establishments

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Learning Environments for the Future - Grant Robertson, Scottish Futures Trust & Andy Dailly, Scottish Government

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Lowther Suite

Master Planning

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University of Glasgow – Developing a Masterplan: Ann Allen, University of Glasgow University of Glasgow are embarking on a £1b investment in their Gilmorehill campus.  The presentation will focus...

Chair:

  • Colin McNally Chair - Scottish Association of University Directors of Estates (SAUDE)

Speakers:

  • Ann Allen Director of Estates and Commercial Services - University of Glasgow
  • Gary Jebb Director of Estates - The University of Edinburgh

13:00

Lunch & Networking

14:00

Keynote Stage

Keynote Address

Chair:

  • Peter Reekie Deputy Chief Executive - Scottish Futures Trust

Speaker:

  • Joyce White Chief Executive - West Dunbartonshire Council

14:30

Lammermuir Suite

An Alternative Option

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Rising Rolls Programme - “Fast Response” School accommodation - Crawford McGhie, Acting Head of Operational Support (Communities and Families) and The City of Edinburgh Council Rising Rolls are a...

Chair:

Speakers:

  • Crawford McGhie Acting Head of Operational Support - City of Edinburgh Council
  • Alan Hyde Regional Educational Specialist - Portakabin
  • Billy Gray Framework Director - Morrison Construction

Lowther Suite

Identifying Best Practice/Lessons Learnt

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Scotland’s School Estate Core Facts – refresh of condition and suitability guidance - Gordon Taylor, Cromby Consulting, Allan Whyte, Aberdeenshire Council Cromby Consulting has recently undertaken...

Chair:

  • Craig Clement Head of Resources & Performance - Aberdeenshire Council

Speakers:

  • David Fletcher Senior Design Officer - Architecture and Design Scotland
  • Gordon Taylor Consultant - Scottish Heads of Property Services
  • Allan Whyte Head of Property and Facilities Management - Aberdeenshire Council
  • Karin McKenny Learning and Events Manager - Children in Scotland

Workshop

Learning Environments for the Future

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This workshop will begin to explore the challenges and opportunities which next generation learners may encounter. Potential future scenarios will be presented to the whole workshop by an education an...

Chair:

  • Stephen Long Associate Director Education - Scottish Futures Trust

Speakers:

15:30

Tea Break & Networking

16:00

Lammermuir Suite

Technologies Transforming Learning

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Technology, Buildings and Transformational Change in Education delivery - Bernard Chisholm, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar & Angus Maclennan, e-Sgoil The presentation will look at how technology suppo...

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Lowther Suite

School to work / Ready for Life

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Children, Young People & Lifelong Learning - Claire Renton, Dumfries and Galloway Council Dumfries Learning Town is a collaborative approach to a new whole town model of delivery for 2-18yrs educ...

Chair:

Speakers:

  • Paul Hunter Founder - Rebuild
  • Claire Renton Strategic Lead of Physical Learning Environments - Dumfries and Galloway Council
  • Alice Harley Corporate Social Responsibility Manager - Morrison Construction
  • Craig Bridges Regional Development Director - GRAHAM Construction

Workshop

Learning Environments for the Future

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This workshop will begin to explore the challenges and opportunities which next generation learners may encounter. Potential future scenarios will be presented to the whole workshop by an education an...

Chair:

  • Stephen Long Associate Director Education - Scottish Futures Trust

Speakers:

17:05

Keynote Stage

Closing Keynote

Chair:

  • Andy Dailly Head of School Building - Scottish Government

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