Science and the Parliament 2011
Science and the Economy
Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
Wednesday 9 November 2011
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The event will consist of plenary lectures and breakout sessions, with an exhibition involving organisations across the scientific and engineering community.
Confirmed speakers include:
John Swinney MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth
Professor Anne Glover
Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government
Professor David Phillips
President of the RSC
Co-Chair of the Scottish Science Advisory Council
Professor Alice Brown
Vice Chair of an RSE Women in STEM working group
Professor Lesley Yellowlees
President elect of the RSC
This year's event will focus on the contribution of science and engineering to the Scottish economy, although some of the breakout sessions will also explore related topics.
Who Should Attend?
The event will be of interest to MSPs, civil servants, and a wide range of people from the scientific community who wish to engage with and inform decision makers of some of the important issues for science in Scotland.
Contact and Further Information
Scottish Parliamentary Liaison Officer
Tel: +44 (0) 131 240 2787