Community of Practice Event One: Inclusive Growth in Action

Supported by the Scottish Government, on Tuesday 23rd October EDAS will be holding its first of three half-day discussion events on the topic of inclusive growth. The title of this first event is Inclusive Growth in Action and the focus will be on practical examples of inclusive growth in different settings.

As part of this event, attendees will hear from presenters discussing inclusive growth in relation to a specific region of Scotland, and in relation to a specific industrial project. Our hope is that these presentations will provide attendees with tangible examples of how growth might be made more inclusive at both the regional and the project levels.

Following the presentations there will be some facilitated discussion sessions so that attendees can feed-in their own approaches to delivering and measuring inclusive growth, and to discuss any obstacles that might exist. Attendees will also be invited to discuss their ideas on other ways inclusive growth might be delivered, and what the role of the public and private sectors might be in this.

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Agenda* subject to change

13:00 Arrival, networking and refreshments

13:20 Introduction – EDAS Board representative

13:30 Natalie Hemmings, Economic Adviser, Office of the Chief Economic Adviser

The Scottish Government Inclusive Growth Diagnostic and Asset Map.

13:50 Audience Q&A

14:05 Julie McLachlan, Policy Manager, Economic Growth, North Ayrshire Council

Applying the Inclusive Growth Diagnostic in North Ayrshire

14:25 Audience Q&A

14:40 Alasdair Morrison, Head of Regeneration, Renfrewshire Council

Inclusive Growth at Project Level: The National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

15:00 Audience Q&A

15:15 Facilitated Discussion

16:30 Close



To support networking and help you get the most out of our event, we will provide those coming with a list of the names and organisational affiliation of those attending.

Furthermore, we typically take photographs of proceedings in order to highlight or showcase EDAS’s activities.

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