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Business in the Parliament 2020

The theme of 2020's Business in the Parliament conference was ‘Resilience and Recovery: Working Together for a New and Sustainable Economic Future’.  The online event featured keynote addresses from:

  • Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister

  • Mark Logan, former Skyscanner Chief Operating Officer

  • Gordon Lindhurst, Convener of the Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee

  • Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture

 Watch the conference back and read the full programme


Workshop 1

Clean growth

This session discussed how Scotland can realise the economic opportunities of a global journey to net zero.

Organiser The Scottish Council for Development and Industry   

Date Tuesday 1 December

Time 11am to 12.30pm


Workshop 3

Standing on the shoulders of giants

This session considered economic adaptability and resilience through examples from education, start-ups and the wider business community.

Organisers Young Enterprise Scotland

Date Thursday 3 December

Time 11am to 12.30pm