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Date & time

  1. 2 June 2023 10:00 - 13:00


  1. Virtual (Teams)


Theme: New and Emerging Technologies

Our meetings can be face-to-face (with refreshments provided) or virtual (bring your own refreshments) and will be focused on Socitm’s policy themes. Within these themed meetings your regional committee is free to create an agenda that works best for you and your regional colleagues. If there’s something you would like to discuss or investigate with like-minded peers just let us know on and we will co-ordinate that with and for you.


  1. 10:00 Welcome & Introductions

    Heather Robb, Chair 

  2. 10:05 Civtech Challenge for West Lothian Council

    Josh Carson, GearedApp

  3. 10:25 Digital Office Update

    Dr Colin Birchenall,  Digital Office 

  4. 10:45 IOT Update

    Stephen Milne, CENSIS

  5. 11:05 Socitm Partner Presentation - AWS & Angus Council - Data Centre Transformation

    Adrian Hanley, AWS & Andrew Howe Angus Council 

  6. 23:25 Comfort Break


  7. 23:40 Socitm Update

    Dave Sanderson, Socitm

  8. 12:00 Smart Highways and Places

    John Macpherson,  Amey Digital Services 

  9. 12:20 Socitm Partner Elevator Pitches

    Squiz, Rubrik, Salesforce 

  10. 12:35 Closing Remarks

    Heather Robb, Chair

  11. 12:40 AGM


  12. 13:00 Close



Who can join our events?

Our events are open to everyone and relevant to all levels of staff, from new joiners right through to senior executives. This creates a vibrant mix which promotes innovation, sharing of best practice and drives the modernisation of public services.

Attendance is included in our membership and partnership packages. A fee may apply for non-members. Please see individual event registration details for more information.

Contact us to discuss your options.

Public sector – contact Sheema Ali.

Private sector – contact Aimie Francis.