Previous Events

  • Past Events January - June 2015

    In the first half of 2015 the CSPP hosted events on Community Empowerment, Land Reform, Women in Technology, Home Rule and Scotland's Future. You can read more about them below. Our events for autumn and winter 2015 will be announced soon.    

    You can also read about some of our past events from 2013 and 2014 in our library. 

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  • CSPP Discussion Forum: How Can Towns Contribute More Effectively Towards the Development of a Fairer Scotland?

    You can read a report from our towns discussion here


    Monday, 19th October 2015, 10 am – 12 noon, Falkirk Business Hub 

    We invite our members to contribute to our discussion forum in support of a major piece of work to establish how towns can contribute more effectively towards the development of a fairer Scotland. The session will be held... READ MORE →

  • CSPP Discussion Forum: Planning For a Fairer Scotland

    The Centre for Scottish Public Policy and Scotland’s Towns Partnership warmly invite you to take part in our joint meeting to discuss ‘Planning for a Fairer Scotland’. Following from our successful forum on the contribution of towns to the fairness agenda, we would like to bring together all interested stakeholders to discuss how planning can be aligned with and contribute... READ MORE →

  • 2016 Events

    We are currently working on our events schedule for 2016. 

    In the first half of 2015 the CSPP held stakeholder and conversation events on the Community Empowerment Bill, Women in Technology, Land Reform, Home Rule, and Scotland's Future.

    In the latter half of the year, the CSPP ran a well-attended fringe programme of three events at the SNP conference in Aberdeen,... READ MORE →

  • One Public Sector Scotland 2016: Achieving Public Services Excellence

    Thu 4th Feb 2016

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh Corn Exchange

    Mackay Hannah 

    CSPP members are eligible for a 10% discount for this conference. To acquire a discount code, please contact Ewan Robertson at [email protected] 

    For full conference information and booking, click here


  • Afternoon Workshop: Food, Farming & Health in a New Scotland

    On Monday 7 March the Scottish Food Coalition will Launch PLENTY, its narrative document calling for transformative changes in Scotland's food system in the coming Scottish parliamentary term. The CSPP is a supporter of the coalition. 


    Monday the 7th of March, 14:00 -16:30, followed by drinks
    UNISON HOUSE, 14 West Campbell Street, GLASGOW G2 6RX

    You are warmly invited to join organisations... READ MORE →

  • Measuring Performance - Evidence to Inform Strategy

    Learn more about Understanding Scottish Places Toolkit and the Place Standard Tool in this practical half day workshop. 

    Experts will guide you to use and develop these tools for your own place and to build an evidence base to inform strategy.


    March 09, 2016 at 2pm - 4:30pm

    The Lighthouse, 1 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU

    Contact: Rebecca Mather... READ MORE →

  • Public Sector Effective Governance: Leadership, Raising Standards and Managing Risk

    Edinburgh, Surgeon’s Hall

    Tuesday 15 March, 2016

    9am to 3.30pm

    Full details and booking

    As part of our membership benefits package, CSPP members are eligible for a 10% discount to MacKay Hannah conferences. To acquire your discount code, please email [email protected].



    This conference will address challenges critical to good governance in... READ MORE →

  • Scotland’s Local Environmental Quality Conference 2016

    Keep Scotland Beautiful 
    15th March 2016, 9am – 5pm

    Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

    Keep Scotland Beautiful is delighted to announce Scotland’s Local Environmental Quality Conference. This prestigious conference is held every year to celebrate innovation and development within local environmental quality issues and takes place in Glasgow at the Grand Central Hotel on 15th March 2016.

    The Conference is a unique... READ MORE →

  • PR and Communications: Connecting with your Local Audience

    Looking for some practical advice and inspiration for your PR and Communications strategy?

    An exciting new event from STP that will leave you feeling inspired to find your towns' USP, grab the headlines and make a cutting edge film. See below for full details and booking. 


    1400 Networking and Coffee

    1415 Welcome

    Finding your USP and using it! Phil Prentice, STP

    1445 Grab... READ MORE →

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