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Scotland Development Conference

Wednesday, 28th September 2022 0800hrs – 1630hrs

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, EH3 8EE | Hybrid Conference – Attend Physically or Virtually

This event will showcase over £50bn of development, thousands of new homes and transformational infrastructure and renewable energy projects.

Billions of pounds worth of development projects ranging from the 100,000 affordable homes the Scottish Government is pledging will be built by 2040, to major road and rail projects as well as significant placemaking and mixed-use projects are set to be discussed as part of Built Environment Networking’s 4th annual Scotland Development Conference.

Over 300 key stakeholders and business decision-makers from the construction and property industry will be in attendance alongside public sector leaders and Government ministers. Major investment programmes will be discussed. Exclusive new projects will be launched. And over 30 VIP speakers from across the country from the public and private sectors will share their expertise on stage through a series of panel discussions, Q&As and presentations.

Topics Include:

  • Glasgow’s £30bn ‘Greenprint Investment’.
  • Glasgow council’s £10bn Energy Retrofit programme
  • Transport Scotland develops over £3bn infrastructure
  • Next step for £1.6bn Granton D1 Project
  • Dundee university develops £1.6bn innovation hub
  • £1.5bn of development, led by Edinburgh Council.
  • £1.3bn Granton Waterfront development project.
  • Edin.BioQuarter develops £1bn innovation district
  • Goodstone to deliver £1bn of BtR schemes.
  • Crosswinds £460 million ‘Digital Quarter’ project.
  • Peter D Stirling £260m rail freight park project
  • CALA invests over £206 million in developments
  • Scottish Task Force £195m town regen
  • £110m Paisley’s town centre regen.
  • Peel’s £20m plastic-to-hydrogen power plant
  • Edin. Airport 16-acre solar farm
  • Sustrans’ 19.4m active travel project
  • HUB’s 1.25- acre ‘Beaverhall House’ development.
  • Moda’s £545m development plans
  • Scottish Land Commission reforming decarbonisation
  • City of Edinburgh council to reach NetZero
  • IMPACT Scotland’s £75m Dunard Centre project

Speakers include:

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to drive economic growth through development and regeneration across the Scotland Development Conference. There will be plenty of exhibitors showcasing their brand and best practice in the industry, whilst helping them reap the rewards of being prominently displayed within the events exhibition area in front of some key and influential business leaders.

Modular Construction Off Site Development Build Public Sector

Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 300+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the inaugural Scotland Development Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid to drive sustainable growth in the regions
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, government officials, leading private sector firms, blue-chip companies, investors and more

Confirmed Exhibitors:

If you’re interested in exhibiting at the conference then get in touch with our team – with space available for standard exhibition stalls or larger spaces to showcase more of your brand and create an eye-catching area contact:

Email: opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Scotland Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about economic growth, development and regeneration within Scotland.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £8,250 View Details
Session One: Scotland Regeneration Priorities – Analysing and Understanding Development and Infrastructure Needs Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Two: Net-Zero 2045 – How Can the Built Environment Sector Support the Scottish Sustainable Regeneration Strategy? Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Three: Transforming Scottish Highstreets – The Future of Urban Centres Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Four: Housing Scotland’s Talent and Creating World Class Places to Live – Major Residential and Build to Rent Investment and Development Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Five: Mixed Use and Commercial Regeneration Projects – Creating and Supporting Industry and Place Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Best Practice Presentation Partner Yes Yes 7 Yes £3,250 View Details
Private Roundtable Partner Yes 5 Yes £2,750 View Details
Speaker Table Partner Yes 5 Yes £2,750 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Breakfast Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Registration Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,750 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your business, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Our partnership packages will put you at the forefront of the industry discussion allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within the construction and property sector, the future vision for Scotland and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

£8,250+VAT

Be at the forefront of the conference with onstage branding, a 15-minute keynote speech to kickstart the conference, access to the VIP Speakers’ Room and much more. This package will elevate your brand and drive awareness, loyalty and trust in front of industry leaders. This is the ultimate package if you’re looking to be seen as a leading figure within the industry with branding within the title of the event – ‘Scotland Development Conference in association with YOUR BRAND’. Benefits include:

  • Position yourself alongside Built Environment Networking to shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the conference, with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within pre-conference speaker communications including speaker briefings
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • One pull-up stand on stage for the entire conference
  • Option to do a Keynote speech
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Fifteen delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to fifteen people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Session Partner

£5,500+VAT

The role of the session partner provides an opportunity for you to chair or participate in one of the sessions to build brand awareness, loyalty and trust amongst hundreds of civic and business leaders from across the industry. You’ll be seen to be a thought leader within your area of expertise and showcase your company in front of key decision-makers from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Involvement with an exceptional panel session with the option to chair or be involved in the debate, discussions and presentations
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to the panel OR thought leaders presentation
  • Position yourself alongside us to shape the session agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the conference, with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within pre-conference communications including speaker briefings
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Positioned as as ‘Conference Session Partner’ in all branding
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your conference session
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Ten delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Session One Partner: Scotland Regeneration Priorities – Analysing and Understanding Development and Infrastructure Needs

Session Two Partner: Net-Zero 2045 – How Can the Built Environment Sector Support the Scottish Sustainable Regeneration Strategy?

Session Three Partner: Transforming Scottish Highstreets – The Future of Urban Centres

Session Four Partner: Housing Scotland’s Talent and Creating World Class Places to Live – Major Residential and Build to Rent Investment and Development

Best Practice Presentation Partner

£3,250+VAT

This package enables you to speak at the conference – providing you with an opportunity to deliver a thought leadership presentations and/or on-stage Q&A utilising our expert Chair. You’ll be able to position yourself as a though-leader and go-to-business in your sector in front of sector/regional stakeholders and influencers. Benefits include:

  • 15-minute timeslot before one of the main sessions to deliver a thought leadership presentation and/or Q&A session
  • Direct access before and after every session to the VIP speaker room, an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding at the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your Best Practice session
  • Seven delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Private Roundtable Partner

£2,750+VAT

Take the discussion into a more private setting – with a hireable room at the event enabling you to create a roundtable discussion for up to 45-minutes. We’ll work with you to invite your target clients, plus your own attendees, to create an in-event experience that helps you forge new commercially rewards connections. Benefits include:

  • Hire a private room at the event venue for 45-minutes – for circa 10-15 attendees
  • Ten invitations directly through ourselves to event delegates to request their attendance at the roundtable (no guarantee provided on attendance)
  • Pull-up banners and marketing literature allowed within the private room during the period of your roundtable
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Four delegate passes to the conference– which you can use for your staff or invited clients who you may also want to take part in the roundtable discussion
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Speaker Table Partner

£2,750+VAT

Become the official partner of the Speakers’ Table – where our high-level event speakers will congregate throughout the day. Benefits include:

  • VIP access to enable you to join the speaker table/room
  • Build one-to-one relationships with key decision makers and work givers
  • Marketing collateral can be placed on the speaker table
  • Two pull-up banners around the Speaker Table area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Programme Partner

£2,250+VAT

Prominent branding on the front of our conference programme. A great way of driving brand awareness and visibility in front of your primary audience. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the cover of the conference programme
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Programme Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Breakfast Partner

£2,250+VAT

A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure branding is at the forefront of the breakfast period area along with additional marketing benefits including an exhibition stand and inclusion within all marketing material. Benefits include:

  • Prime branding in the physical breakfast area space for the duration of breakfast with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Breakfast Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Lunch Partner

£2,250+VAT

A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure branding is at the forefront of the lunch period area along with additional marketing benefits including an exhibition stand and inclusion within all marketing material. Benefits include:

  • Prime branding in the physical lunch area space for the duration of lunch with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Lunch Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Email Partner

£2,250+VAT

Prime branding on all emails used to promote the conference with delegates before, during and after the conference. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the emails sent to promote the conference sent to circa 80,000 contacts
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Email Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Registration Partner

£2,250+VAT

Sponsorship of the registration area – the delegate entry point to the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding on the sign-in iPads at check-out where all delegates sign-in with a table cloth and two pull up stands (provided by you)
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Registration Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Exhibitor Package

£1,750+VAT

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to hold meetings and showcase your services, our Exhibitor Partner package is perfect. There is no limit to the exhibition space enabling you to simply drive brand awareness through a standard exhibition package or bring excitement to the room with the ability to take exhibition space to stand out from the crowd. Benefits include:

  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Four delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to four people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Exhibitor Partner

Exhibitor Partner

Become a Partner

If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

We’re set to have a plethora of expert names joining us for four excellent panel discussions.

Abrdn – David Scott, Head of UK Investment

Responsible for billions of pounds investment into UK living sectors, Abrdn are working across the BtR, student accommodation and retirement living sector in Scotland to unlock a plethora of schemes in major cities. Based in Edinburgh, David understands the challenges facing Scottish cities as they grapple with the challenge of increasing volume, quality and types of homes that its diverse population want to live in. He joins the session to outline some of Abdrn’s thoughts while also detailing their role in Scotland’s placemaking strategy.

City of Edinburgh Council – David Cooper, Commercial Development and Investment Director

Amidst the mass regeneration of Scotland, City of Edinburgh Council is pioneering a city that is on root to being sustainable and net zero by 2030. The council are investing in major redevelopments which include £1.3 billion in the regeneration of Granton Waterfront, an additional £207 million in the Newhaven tramline, and £100 million in the redevelopment of Edinburgh Ocean Terminal. David will be joining us to share intel on development and regeneration plans, views on sustainable building and how to support industrial and mixed-use generation.

Scottish Empty Homes Partnership – Shaheena Din, National Project Manager

At a time of a housing emergency in Scotland, we know that every home matters. Yet there are an estimated 43,000 long-term empty private-sector homes in Scotland. The impact of empty homes on housing indirectly affects Scotland’s ability to attract and retain talent in both urban and rural areas. SEHP’s National Project Director Shaheena Din will speak about the challenges and opportunities for bringing Scotland’s empty homes back into use.

Scottish Land Commission – David Stewart, Senior Policy Advisor

Scottish Land Commission is driving a programme of land reform spanning both urban and rural land, to improve the productivity, diversity and accountability of the way Scotland’s land is owned and used. Their most recent reports highlighted a major reform is needed to hit housing targets across Scotland. David of the Scottish Land Commission will join this session to share their perspectives on sustainability and supporting the decarbonisation strategies in Scotland.

City of Edinburgh Council – Patrick Brown, Head of Sustainable Construction Delivery

Edinburgh the capital and economic centre of Scotland, with ambitious targets for a sustainable future. City of Edinburgh council are well on their way to NetZero by 2030, with the City Centre Transformation Plan and Granton Waterfront’s – 3500 sustainable homes. Patrick will be joining the session to discuss sustainable regeneration in Scotland, the challenges and ways to support the industry.

Moda – Amanda Rennie, General Manager

Moda Living is a pioneer in private rental developments, with projects across the UK. Recently launching their first Built-to-Rent (BtR) development in Scotland the £215 million -The McEwan consisting of 476 homes and co-working spaces. Also proposing to build 730 build-to-rent homes, costing £205 million in Lancefield Quay and £125 million Holland Park BtR schemes. Amanda Rennie – General Manager at The McEwan will be joining the session to discuss to current developments, the BtR sector and the creation of innovative places to live.

HUB – Damien Sharkey, Managing Director

HUB is an award-winning residential developer that offers better living, good design and real communities. Recently announcing the development of the Beaverhall House over 1.25-acre site due for completion in 2025 – named the 4th coolest neighbourhood in the world. Damien Sharkey will be joining us on the session to discuss, development plans, meeting the demand of BtR and how to accelerate the delivery of housing stock.

 

Crosswind Developments – Caroline Cuthbertson, Operations Director

Scotland is undergoing one of the largest regenerations, amidst the drive to provide affordable and sustainable living and reach ‘net zero’.  Crosswind Development Limited announced plans to develop the ‘Digital Quarter’ creating 6600 jobs, 1,020,000 sq. ft of commercial space and 2500 homes. This mixed-use development would potentially generate £460 million benefit to the Scottish economy. Caroline will be joining us on this session to share intel in development plans, sustainable industrial regeneration and what can be done to support the industry.

Glasgow City Council – Councillor Angus Millar, Convener for Climate, Glasgow Green Deal, Transport and City Centre Recovery

As we head towards the drive to ‘NetZero’ – Glasgow city council is leading the way in regeneration and carbon neural developments. In previous years Glasgow City has launched a £30 billion fund for the ‘Greenprint Investment’ to boost the drive Net-Zero Economy and Climate Resilience. With one of the largest regenerations outside of London – Angus Millar will be joining the session to provide insight into carbon neural developments, sustainability and what can be done to support the industry in the drive to zero carbon development.

Cala Group – Kathryn Dapre, Head of Sustainability

CALA are a top 10 UK housebuilder with a significant presence in Scotland, the Midlands and South East of England. They are one of the only major home builders to have returned to pre-pandemic levels of delivery and are targeting the building of over 3,200 new homes in 2022. Kathryn will discuss their sustainability strategy to achieve the building of homes that are operationally net zero carbon from 2030, and reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Scottish Government’s 2045 target and ahead of UK Government’s 2050 target.

Transport Scotland – Lawrence Shackman, Director of Major Projects

As Scotland pushes on with their pioneering regeneration- Transport Scotland continues to provide safe cost-effective and sustainable transport, building multi-million-pound infrastructure to drive economic growth. Current projects include £320m investment in active travel, £3 billion on the A9 Perth to Inverness, £10 million on the A58 schemes and £55 million plan to electrify the Fife route, with the aim to invest £30 million in decarbonising all passenger services in Scotland by 2035.  Lawrence Shackman – Director of major projects will be joining us to discuss major transport projects, development of inclusive and drive to decarbonise transport.

Edinburgh BioQuarter – Anna Stamp, Interim Programme Director

Edinburgh BioQuarter is leading in urban regeneration, future neighbourhoods and creating global destinations. Recently developing a £1bn mixed-use health innovation district project, which aims to support 20,000 people and bring in £140 million a year to the Scottish economy. Anna Stamp will be joining the session to share intel on future developments, perspective on development of urban centres and evolution of placemaking.

Goodstone Living – Martin Bellinger, Co-Founder – Principle

Goodstone Living are innovators in the sustainable residential market, providing specialised Built-to-Rent properties. They have recently announced their first foray into the West Midlands market which will see 550 BtR homes built across 22,000 sq ft in Birmingham. With other schemes nationwide, Martin will join the event to talk about their national expansion and other future ideas for cities within the Midlands.

Scottish City Centre Task Force – Stuart Patrick CBE, Co-Chair

The Scottish city centre task force play a key role in reopening the Scottish economy after the pandemic. With £195 million to regenerate the high street in Glasgow -Stuart Patrick CBE, Co-Chair will be joining us on the session to explore the challenges and opportunities of regeneration, placemaking on the high street and the future of urban centres.

Scottish Renewables – Helen Melone, Senior Policy Manager for Heat, Hydrogen & Solar

As we drive to carbon neutral places and infrastructure, Scottish Renewables are visionaries in the world of renewable energy. Helen Melone – Senior Policy Manager for Heat, Hydrogen & Solar will be joining the session to discuss the subject of heat networks, green energy, and the challenges of decarbonisation.

Renfrewshire Council – Alasdair Morrison, Head of Economy and Development

Renfrewshire council is heading towards one of the largest revamps in Scotland though the innovative regeneration of Paisley town centre , which costs £110 million and focuses on keeping culture and heritage at the heart of the transformation. Previous projects include £1.13 billion GAIA (Glasgow Airport Investment Area) & the £65 million AMID (Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland). Alasdair from the Renfrewshire Council will be joining us on this session to discuss the key challenges facing traditional town centres in the post-covid world, the opportunities in Renfrewshire and the future of urban centres.

Scottish Property Federation – David Melhuish, Director

The Scottish Property Federation is the voice of real estate, assisting the industry to thrive and grow – David Melhuish – Director at the Scottish Property Federation has 25 years’ experience in government, policy and public relation and will be joining us to share thought leadership, policies and Scottish regeneration priorities.

Scottish Futures Trust – Mhairi Donaghy, Associate Director

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) are experts in the infrastructure centre, collaborating with the public and private sector, innovating and plan future infrastructure investment and deliver their own programmes. SFT has been tasked with supporting the expansion of town centre living, with the aim of delivering more housing in the heart of our communities. Mhairi – associate director of the SFT will be joining the session to discuss the opportunities and constraints on town centre living in Scotland.

Peter D Stirling – Andrew Stirling, Director

Peter D Stirling are the largest integrated logistics company in Scotland for over 151 years. Currently developing the Mossend International Rail freight Park, providing 2.2 million sq. ft of low carbon, distribution, logistics and manufacturing space. Joining forces with North Lanarkshire and other private and public sectors to develop Clyde Green Freeport bid, to become one of two green freeports in Scotland.  Which is forecasted to bring in 30,000 jobs and £2.5 billion capital investment. Andrew will be joining the session to discuss the Mossend development, future of commercial regeneration and how we can support industry and place.

Sustrans – Rachel Toms, Director of Urbanism

Sustrans are engineers, educators and experts working on creating healthier places, funding active travel and developing better places to live for thousands of people. Cycling tourism is projected to bring as much as £30 million in tourism, the development of £19.4 million Edinburgh cycling route, aims to boost the economy. Rachel Toms, Director of Urbanism will be joining us on this panel to discuss the future of active travel, healthy placemaking and how travel can contribute to the Scottish regeneration strategies.

Edinburgh Airport Limited – Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive

As the importance of sustainable energy grows – Edinburgh Airport recently signed a deal to build an energy farm next to the runway on a 16-acre plot, with 9MW of solar panels and 40 EV charging ports. The Scottish Government Funded £2 million to the project, which is due to provide 30% of the airport’s energy needs. Edinburgh airport is to reach carbon neutrality by 2040. Gordon will be joining us on this session to discuss the aviation sustainability strategy, future development and what needs to be done to support the industry.

IMPACT Scotland – Jenny Mungall, Development Director

IMPACT Scotland is the charity behind the Dunard Centre project – Edinburgh’s first dedicated new space for music in 100 years. The £75 million scheme is being funded by Dunard Fund and Edinburgh and Southeast Scotland City Region Deal and is supported by Royal Bank of Scotland. It will house a 1,000-capacity auditorium with capacity for live streaming, digital capture and broadcasting and further space for conferencing and hospitality. The project is set to get underway in mid-2022 with an estimated build length of three years. Jenny will be joining the session discuss how the project will contribute to the transform the region, support cultural provision, assist in mass regeneration and placemaking.

 

Vattenfall – Ben Carter, Account Director

Ben takes a leading role in delivering  the vision of a city scale heat network in Edinburgh. He works with a broad range of public, corporate and community stakeholders to understand their journey to zero carbon and how Vattenfall can be their number one decarbonisation partner. He has been in the renewable heating sector since 2010, moving into energy from waste in 2015 and focussing on building decarbonisation and district heating since 2016.

Architype – Ann-Marie Fallon, Associate Director

Architype’s Associate Director and Passivhaus Designer Ann-Marie Fallon is one of the UK’s leading experts on zero carbon and Passivhaus design and was named as one of the Architects’ Journal’s 40 under 40. She has led some of Architype’s most innovative and landmark projects and is deeply involved in a wide range of Scottish projects including the delivery of Riverside Primary School for Perth & Kinross Council, the first Passivhaus primary school in Scotland, as well as Scotland’s first Passivhaus high school, Currie Community Campus. Ann-Marie also oversees Architype’s extensive retrofit programme for the City of Edinburgh’s learning estate and worked with the Scottish Futures Trust to establish demanding new low energy performance targets for Scotland’s education sector linking capital funding to operational energy performance.

Mott MacDonald – Alan Hendry, Director of Sustainability

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges. Being employee-owned frees us to choose the work we take on and focus on the issues that are important to our clients – and us. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do; relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. From our offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness and Lerwick we work with a range of clients in the private and public sectors. We support clients on sustainability and net zero policy and delivery; these include Scottish Government, Scottish Futures Trust and Transport Scotland. Key recent projects include supporting the Glasgow City Region with its Green Freeport application and delivering for ICE Scotland an Insights Report on Accelerating to Net Zero.

Built Environment Networking – Amanda Griffiths, Director

Amanda is one of the Co-Founder’s of Built Environment Networking – formed almost 10 years ago.

She’ll be hosting throughout the day, running the days proceedings and managing the interaction between our delegates and the speakers.

VU.CITY – Andrew Bullmore, Business Development Manager

Andrew Bullmore is a Business Development Manager at VU.CITY and is focussed on adoption in the Scottish public and private sector. VU.CITY is a game-changing solution for urban development teams, speeding up all aspects of the planning process from design concept stage right through to planning application submissions. VU.CITY’s accurate 3D city platform allows for collaborative and virtual feasibility and impact studies for proposed developments across 30+ cities in the UK and internationally.

Hydrock – Marc Pawson, Regional Director

Marc is responsible for deepening relationships with our local clients and expanding our integrated engineering, energy and sustainability offer in Glasgow and the wider Scottish region. He joins the session to talk about the extraordinary opportunity for the investment community to re-imagine retail in a new world. How we can push boundaries to reach a better place. We believe this convergence of the retail and leisure sector will boost local communities and economies, creating long-term asset value.

08:00-09:00 Breakfast & Networking
09:00-09:15 Conference Welcome

Our event host will welcome guests, setting the tone for the conversation to come.

09:15-10:15 Session One: Scotland Regeneration Priorities – Analysing and Understanding Development and Infrastructure Needs; Sponsored by Mott MacDonald

Policy makers, developers, transport and infrastructure leaders discuss major priorities for growth as Scotland emerges from the Covid-19 crisis and aims to cement itself as a world leader in green initiatives.

Chair: Mott MacDonald; Alan Hendry, Director of Sustainability

CALA Group; Kathryn Dapre, Head of Sustainability

Transport Scotland; Lawrence Shackman, Director of Major Projects

Edinburgh BioQuarter; Anna Stamp, Interim Programme Director

Scottish Property Federation; David Melhuish, Director

10:15-10:45 Break & Networking

Build commercially rewarding connections during the break – with refreshments included.

10:45-11:45 Session Two: Net-Zero 2045 – How Can the Built Environment Sector Support the Scottish Sustainable Regeneration Strategy?; Sponsored by Architype

Scotland is leading the way in the UK’s race to net-zero, with an ambitious 2045 target. The built environment has a vital part to play in reaching this goal and our panel of industry leadership will share their vision for the investment needed to achieve Scotland’s sustainable future.

Chair: Architype; Ann-Marie Fallon, Associate Director

Scottish Renewables; Helen Melone, Senior Policy Manager for Heat, Hydrogen & Solar

Scottish Land Commission; David Stewart, Senior Policy Director

Sustrans; Rachel Toms, Director of Urbanism

Glasgow City Council; Councillor Angus Millar, Convener for Climate, Glasgow Green Deal, Transport and City Centre Recovery

City of Edinburgh Council; Patrick Brown, Head of Sustainable Construction Delivery

11:45-12:00 An introduction to Built Environment Networking
12:00-13:00 Session Three: Transforming Scotland’s Town & City Centres – The Future of Urban Centres; Sponsored by Hydrock

This session explores the regeneration and transition of the Scottish Highstreet to deal with the challenges and opportunities of modern living. Delegates will hear from developers, retailers, investors and masterplanners about their new approaches to reimagining town centres and how they intend to revitalise Scotland’s high streets.

Chair: Hydrock; Marc Pawson, Regional Director

Renfrewshire Council; Alasdair Morrison, Head of Economy and Development

Scottish Futures Trust; Mhairi Donaghy, Associate Director

Scottish City Centre Task Force; Stuart Patrick CBE, Co-Chair

13:00-13:45 Lunch & Networking

Build commercially rewarding connections during the lunch break – with refreshments and food provided.

13:45-14:45 Session Four: Housing Scotland’s Talent and Creating World Class Places to Live – Major Residential and Build to Rent Investment and Development; Sponsored by Vattenfall

Scotland is home to some of the UK’s brightest talent and global organisations but with increased competitiveness from other cities and the ever looming threat of brain drain, this session sees developers, investors and policy makers come together to share intel on their future schemes and discuss the best way to deliver housing.   

Chair: Vattenfall; Ben Carter, Account Director

Goodstone Living; Martin Bellinger, Co-Founder – Principle

Abrdn; David Scott, Head of UK Investment

Moda Living; Amanda Rennie, General Manager

HUB; Damien Sharkey, Managing Director

Scottish Empty Homes Partnership; Shaheena Din, National Project Manager

14:45-15:15 Break & Networking

Build commercially rewarding connections during the break – with refreshments included.

15:15-15:30 Best Practice Presentation: Utilising 3D Technology to Aid Masterplanning; Sponsored by VU.CITY

Experts from 3D digital visualisation technology firm VU.CITY will take to the stage to showcase how the use of this ground breaking technology can accelerate the planning process and improve the final masterplan on major schemes.

VU.CITY; Andrew Bullmore, Business Development Manager

15:30-16:30 Session Five: Mixed Use and Commercial Regeneration Projects – Creating and Supporting Industry and Place

A number of large scale regeneration and placemaking that are creating mixed-use, dynamic communities will be showcased and the developers and investors responsible will share the thinking behind their plans. 

Chair: (Available to sponsor)

Crosswind Developments; Caroline Cuthbertson, Operations Director

City of Edinburgh Council; David Cooper, Commercial Development and Investment Director

IMPACT Scotland; Jenny Mungall, Development Director

Edinburgh Airport Limited; Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive

Peter D Stirling; Andrew Stirling, Director

16:30 Conference Close

Taking place the night before the Scotland Development Conference, we will be hosting an experience like no other, bringing together the event speakers, selected guests and the exclusive dinner sponsor.

The dinner will take place in a private dining setting at Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre, EH1 1TH between 18:00-21:00 the night before the event (Tuesday 27th September).

The evening includes a three-course meal and drinks with an inclusive menu to suit all, in addition to hours of excellent networking opportunities alongside key influencers and leaders in the sector.

Benefits of attending the dinner in addition to the conference include:

  • Targeted networking – the attendees will primarily be our event speakers, ensuring quality networking with the key decision makers
  • Quality networking – ensure you’re not rushed when speaking to potential clients, this event gives you hours of time in a relaxed environment where a true relationship can be built
  • Be ahead of your competitors – they will be at the conference the next day, so guarantee you’re ahead of the competition by forming relationships with key clients the night before the event, you’ll be on first name terms the following day
  • Share knowledge and thought leadership – stand out from the crowd by adding your voice to the table discussion as we ask several key questions on how the sector can overcome challenges and grasp opportunities

Dinner attendees include:

  • abrdn; David Scott, Head of UK Investment, Research
  • British Property Federation; David Melhuish, Director
  • CALA Homes; Kathryn Dapre, Head of Sustainability
  • Cundall; Jerry Cronin, Associate
  • Edinburgh Airport; Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive
  • Mott MacDonald; Karen Keast, Development Manager
  • Goodstone Living; Martin Bellinger, Principal
  • HAUS Collective; Jim Webster, Director
  • Robertson Group; Shona Dunsmore, Business Development Director
  • HUB; Damien Sharkey, Managing Director
  • Robertson Group; Jonathan Guthrie, Director for Strategic Partnerships
  • Scottish Renewables; Helen Melone, Senior Policy Manager for Heat, Hydrogen & Solar
  • Transport Scotland; Lawrence Shackman, Director of Major Projects
  • Therme Group; Anne-Marie Garner, Vice President Corporate Strategy
  • Turley; Colin Smith, Director
  • VU.CITY ; Andrew Bullmore, Business Development Manager
  • Weber Shandwick; Pamela McDade, Director, Client Experience

Those attending the dinner must also be attending the conference the following day – you can register below or contact opportunities@built-environment-networking.com for more information. Sponsorship opportunities are also available on the ‘Become a Partner’ tab above.

Some of the major names in the built environment industry will be in attendance with c-suite professionals from the following in attendance:

Abrdn
Arcadis
Architype
ARUP
Ashwood Scotland
Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE)
ATKINS
Blyth and Blyth Consulting Engineers
British Property Federation
Brodies
Built Environment Networking
Burness Paull
BuroHappold
CALA Homes
Caledonian Heritable
CDA
City of Edinburgh Council
Clyde Gateway
CMS
CoCity
Crosswind Developments
Curtins
CuthbertWhite
Cycling Scotland
DAC Beachcroft
Davidson Chalmers Stewart
Denfind Stone
Dundee City Council
Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh BioQuarter
Engineering Services Partnership
EYCO
EYCO Chartered Surveyors
Fusion Assets
Glasgow City Council
Goodstone Living
GTC
Haus Collective
Heron Bros
HTA Design
HUB
Hydrock
I2 Analytical
IMPACT Scotland
JBA Consulting
Kier
Kingdom Housing Association
Kingspan
Lindsays
Lochlie Construction
Logstor
Loop
Malcolm Hughes
MODA
Momentum Transport
Morrison Construction
Mott MacDonald
MX Underwriting
National Pride
Newforma
NG Bailey
North Lanarkshire Council
Oberlanders Architects
OOBE
Openreach
Pagabo
Peter D Stirling
Pinsent Masons
Priva UK
Procast
Project Centre
PTS Consulting
QMPF
Raeburn Drilling and Geotechnical
Renfrewshire Council
Robertson
Royal Bank of Scotland
Ryden
Savills
Scarlett Land and Development
Schneider Electric
Scotland’s Towns Partnership
Scottish Borders Council
Scottish City Centre Task Force
Scottish Empty Homes Partnership
Scottish Futures Trust
Scottish Land Commission
Scottish National Investment Bank
Scottish Property Federation
Scottish Renewables
Sharkey
Shelter
Shepherd and Wedderburn
Smith Scott Mullan Associates
Stirling Council
Sustrans
Sypro
Therme Group
Tilbury Douglas
Turley
Turner and Townsend
UK Infrastructure Bank
UKREiiF
University of Edinburgh
University of Glasgow
Vattenfall
VU.CITY
Wallace Whittle and Partners
Waterman Group
Weber Shandwick
Will Rudd Davidson
WSP
Zaptec
Zero Waste Scotland

Tickets

Physical Event Ticket: Scotland Development Conference 2022 £179.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £179

Virtual Event Ticket: Scotland Development Conference 2022 £99.00

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Attendee ticket price: £99

Physical Event Ticket AND VIP Speakers Dinner: Scotland Development Conference 2022 The dinner takes place the evening before this event – limited to 20 places. £329.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £329

Details

Date:
Wednesday, 28th September 2022

Time:
0800hrs – 1630hrs

Cost:
£99 – £329

Venue

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE, UK

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