13 - 16 March 2018

Following the success of our two offsite events at Mipim Cannes 2017, this year we are hosting a series of events to showcase the £7.5bn investor ready propositions that our pitchbook has to offer.

To register your interest in attending any of these events or the opportunity to meet with the cities 1-2-1 please contact Joanne Sefton: joanne.sefton@scottishcities.org.uk

Investing in Innovation - 13 March 8am - 10am

The Alliance invites guests to ‘Invest in Innovation’ in partnership with the Scottish Government. This breakfast event will highlight key innovative projects being carried out throughout the Scottish Cities and a keynote speech from the Scottish Minister of Business, Innovation and Energy.

Our programme includes:

  • Paul Wheelhouse, Minister of Scottish Government
  • Simon Parsons, Senior Manager, Scottish Enterprise
  • Graham Hill, Partner & City Executive, Arcadis
  • Andrew Kerr, Chief Executive, Edinburgh City Council
  • Serge Merone, Investment Manager, Perth & Kinross Council
  • Kenneth Macinnes, Principle Economy Officer, Highland Council

For more information please contact: joanne.sefton@scottishcities.org.uk

Smart Cities Breakfast rountable discussion - 14 March 8am - 10am

Our Smart Cities Breakfast round table discussion will take place on Wednesday morning with attendance of representatives from leading European cities that use smart technology to enhance cities. This collaborative discussion will be moderated by Mark Jenkinson, City Director at Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company. We also have confirmed attendance from cities such as Vantaa, Stockholm, London, Perth/Dundee, and participation from Paul Wheelhouse, Minister of the Scottish Parliament.

For more information please visit the Mipim Tough Guide: http://mipimtoughguide.com/?event=smart-cities-round-table-european-leaders

Investment briefing: Opportunities in Scotland - 15 March 8.30am - 11am

On Thursday morning the SCA will be showcasing opportunities in Scotland at an investment briefing ran in partnership with Property EU.

Confirmed panellists include:

  • Simon Parsons, Scottish Enterprise
  • Simon Etchells, Dentons UK
  • Rob Sim, Europa Capital
  • Olivier de Bisscop, GLL Real Estate Partners

For more information please visit the Mipim Tough Guide: http://mipimtoughguide.com/?event=propertyeu-mipim-investment-opportunities-scotland

Sustainable Cities panel discussion - 15 March 12noon - 2pm

Working in partnership with Arup, the Scottish Cities will be discussing how the cities are successfully transitioning to a low carbon future to ensure the future economic prosperity of Scotland. Representing the SCA are:

  • Paul Lawrence, Executive Director of Place, Edinburgh City Council
  • Serge Merone, Investment Manager, Perth & Kinross Council

For more information please contact: lillian.mcdowall@scottishcities.org.uk

We look forward to seeing you at Mipim!

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