Delivering Scotland's Digital Transformation Forum

Attend to gain insight into the policy landscape of digitalisation, as well as how digital transformation can feed into your organisational strategy. You’ll also learn more about the application of practical tools and technologies.

Expert speakers:

  • Keynote: Kate Forbes MSP, Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Scottish Government
  • Keynote: Professor Bill Buchanan OBE, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Keynote: Lynne Huckerby, Director of Service Development, NHS24
  • Chair: Ashley Lloyd, Senior Lecturer in Information Management, University of Edinburgh
  • Peter Tolland, Head of Directorate Programmes, Digital Transformation Division, Digital Directorate, Scottish Government
  • Sally Dyson, Head of Digital Participation, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Nicola Harvey, Chief Official Head of Customer & ICT Digital Services, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician and Data Officer, Scottish Government
  • Representative, Glasgow City Council
  • Natalya Ratner, Head of Digital Experience & Content, Brand Scotland
  • Laura Irvine, Partner, Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP

Our forum will focus on ways that organisations can increase digital participation, by helping communities develop digital sills to ensure that Scotland’s digital transformation is fully inclusive and meets the needs of our diverse population.

You will hear about the most effective customer-centred designs, digital training strategies, and how to manage emerging technologies such as cloud technology.

What you will learn:

  • Inclusive digitisation and Enhancing Digital Skills and knowledge through Training: Increasing digital participation by helping communities develop digital skills and confidence through training and workshops
  • Placing people at the Heart of Digitalisation by Establishing User Centred Services; Involving customers in the design of digital services to make it user friendly and accessible for all
  • Establishing Effective Digital Designs and Preparing for the Growing Threat of Cyber Crime: Assessing the implications of emergent technologies such as the internet of things, cloud computing, sensors, artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Maintaining Trust in the Use of Data & Meeting GDPR and DPA compliance: Maintaining trustworthiness in the use of data and adhering to ICO guidelines post GDPR

Forum details:

Tuesday 4th February 2020, 08:30 – 13:05, Edinburgh


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