Scottish Digital Health and Care Conference 2019

Scotland’s largest health and social care conference is scheduled for 20 and 21 November 2019 at University of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre in Glasgow.

With our bookings for the conference at capacity in 2018, we have decided to expand to a two-day event in 2019. The conference is a key part of Digital Health and Care Fest 2019, formally known as Digital Health and Care Week and explores the latest developments, issues and achievements in the health and care sector.

Digital Health and Care Fest 2019

Delegates will have the opportunity to explore and discuss key developments and current innovation such as robotics, VR, remote monitoring and consultations, and the use of population data in supporting person-centred care as well as the Scottish approach to service design, Scotland’s new digital platform, and the Smart Cities agenda.

Staff from sectors including: health, social care, housing, the voluntary sector, research, policy, technology and academia all with a shared interest in how we deliver digitally enabled services will be attending. 

It’s free…

The 2019 event is free to attend for delegates but booking is essential.


Please also note that if you can no longer attend the conference, we urge you to cancel your ticket to free up spaces for other attendees. 

Supporting knowledge exchange with other international ecosystems is essential for developing sustainable digital health and care services in Scotland. The Digital Health and Care conference to represent the Scottish Ecosystem as part of Scotland’s membership of the European Connected Health Alliance.


This conference is a cornerstone of the Scottish Digital Health and Care landscape. Growing in size each year with a multidisciplinary attendance and programme, the exhibition space is where exhibitors and delegates meet and discuss new developments and services in digital health and care, building these important relationships is valued by all the attendees.

Sponsorship packages for the two-day conference are competitive and there are a range of different sponsorship opportunities available. View sponsorship and exhibition packages. If you wish to discuss sponsorship, contact SHSC Events.

Further Information

The Chair of the Steering Group delivering the programme for this year’s conference is Dr. Margaret Whoriskey, ​Head of Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government. ​The programme is a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation, eHealth and Digital Directorate teams, Local Government Digital Office, BCS Health and Care, the Digital Health and Care Institute, the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland and the Health and Social Care Alliance (the ALLIANCE).

Poster Abstract Submissions

Poster submissions are invited for the 2019 Digital Health and Social Care Conference please visit the news page to learn more.


To facilitate greater participation, the morning keynote presentations at the conference will be live streamed, and available following the conference as a webcast – link below

2018 Conference 

400 delegates attended the 2018 Digital Health and Social Care Conference. 

Stay Connected

Follow @TECScotland or visit to get all the latest updates on Digital Health and Care Fest 2019.

You can also get all the latest updates from our partners by following on Twitter: ECHAlliance, AllianceScot, BCS_HealthScot, dhiscotland, DigitalOfficeLGand digitalscots.

We look forward to seeing you on 20 & 21 November 2019.

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