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Town Centre Action Plan Review Series – Digital

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

n this final session in our TCAP2 Series, we focus on digital and the potential for transformative change; creating equitable opportunities for businesses, people and places.  Participants will hear from industry experts and exemplars, with ample opportunity for questions and discussion.


10:00    Welcome and Context: Event Chair, Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership (5 mins)

10:05    Transforming Connectivity, Capacity and Capability: Charlie Boisseau, CTO, Commsworld (10 mins)

Charlie describes how equity of infrastructure in towns and places is bringing benefits for all.  Such as, enabling business competitiveness and enhancing entrepreneurship; use of smart technology to support improved movement, air quality, energy use; widening access to wider opportunities around education, skills, employment, health and wellbeing.

10:15    Case Study – Local Authority Exemplar: Craig Scott, Public Sector Business Development Director, Commsworld (10 mins)

10:25    Happy People. Happy Places. Happy Planet:  Lisa Edwards, Place Partner Development Manager (Scotland/North England), Shopappy (10 mins)

Find out how this town based service solution is benefiting and rewarding local uses, spend and activities.

10:35    Case Study – Kilmarnock | East Ayrshire Exemplar: Tracy Murray, Town Centre Regeneration Officer – Business & Retail, East Ayrshire     Council (10mins)

10:45    Q & A

11:10    Closing Remarks (close 11:15)