SURF Annual Conference: Partners in Place - 24 - 26 August

Tue. 24 Aug 2021

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SURF’s 2021 SURF Annual Conference will be a series of three 90 minute sessions on Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th August. They will be conducted via the Zoom conferencing platform.

Numbers are limited so advance booking is essential.

Session One – Tuesday 24th August 11am -12.35pm – Post-Covid Recovery
Programme:

11.00am Welcome and Setting the Scene – Kate Wimpress, Chair & Euan Leitch, CEO, SURF
11.10am The Covid Community Context – Helen Wray, Foundation Scotland
11.20am Developing Partnerships During a Pandemic– Terry Paterson, Larkhall Community Partnership
11.30am Question and Answer Session
11.35am Priorities for Building Back? – Voting Session
11.45am The National Policy Perspective – Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning & Community Wealth
12.00pm Building back from Covid – Panel Session;
Tom Arthur MSP – Minister for Public Finance, Planning & Community Wealth
Kate Wimpress – North Edinburgh Arts/Convener of the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland 2019-20
Anna Fowlie – SCVO / Social Renewal Advisory Board
Lisa Maclean, Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn (Galson Estate Trust) / Social Renewal Advisory Board
12.30pm Summing up and What’s Next? – Euan Leitch and Emma Scott, SURF
12.35pm Close

Book a place – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErde6gqD0qHdaS9ITAHNovqeqLg_XertXn

Session Two – Wednesday 25th August 11am -12.30pm – Place-Based Regeneration
Programme:

11.00am Welcome and Setting the Scene – Euan Leitch, CEO, SURF
11.05am A Dunoon for the Future – Ann Campbell, Dunoon Area Alliance
11.15am Partners in Place – Representatives from the Place-based Programme Learning Exchange Group, who collaborated on the Working Better Together in Place report
Gordon McLean – Corra Foundation
Andrew Magowan – Inspiring Scotland
David Allan – Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC)
Derek Rankine – SURF
Neil Ritch – The National Lottery Community Fund
11.35am Question and Answer Section
11.45am Priorities for Place? – Voting Session
11.55am Funding After Covid – Panel Session;
Elaine Wilson – Corra Foundation
Karen Dick – Creative Scotland
Caroline Clark – National Lottery Heritage Fund Scotland
Speaker TBC – Robertson Trust
Neil Ritch – The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland
12.25pam Summing up and What’s Next? – Euan Leitch and Emma Scott, SURF
12.30pm Close

Book a place –https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rcuCvqz4jHddj-sMJMmiqaM6cxCrS46E-

Session Three- Thursday 26th August 11am -12.30pm – Climate Change
Programme:

11.00am Welcome and Setting the Scene – Euan Leitch, CEO, SURF
11.10am Voices in the Climate Discussion – Fraser Stewart, University of Strathclyde
11.20am Tackling Climate in the Community – TBC
11.30am Question and Answer Session
11.40am COP26: Ideas and Potential Solutions
Speaker TBC – Inverclyde Climate Beacon
Tayside Climate Beacon (invited)
11.55am Priorities for addressing a Climate Emergency? – Voting Session and Open Discussion
12.10pm Including Community Culture – Jo Gilbert, Spoken Word Performer and Poet
12.20pm Summary and What’s Next? – Euan Leitch and Emma Scott, SURF
12.25pm Closing Remarks – Kate Wimpress, Chair, SURF
12.30pm Close

Book a place – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIuceCqrjwtGdLyBQt1G_sdJHslMZJmh_hb

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