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GREIG PORTER is Conference and Events Manager at The Scotsman Publications. He is responsible for managing and developing The Scotsman's conference and events programme.

Greig has gained varied events and marketing experience from within both the professional and charity sectors.


REBECCA THOMPSON is Events Coordinator at The Scotsman Publications. She is responsible for developing and implementing The Scotsman's conference and events programme.

Rebecca has gained experience in organising and running events in the hospitality sector before moving to the Scotsman in 2012


DAVID LEE is a consultant for The Scotsman Conferences and is a former Senior Assistant Editor of The Scotsman with wide experience in events organisation and management.

He developed two series of debates for The Scotsman - one to coincide with the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Union in 2007 and another on key issues (including independence, renewable energy, defence and the future of the islands) in 2008. David hosted a number of these events, and has also chaired debates for a variety of organisations including The Law Society of Scotland and Scotland's Colleges.

David is now a Media & Events Consultant. With Susan Dalgety, David is working to deliver a high-quality and relevant conference programme that helps to inform the public debate in Scotland.


SUSAN DALGETY is a consultant for The Scotsman Conferences and has over twenty-five years experience in communications and public policy.

She has worked for national and regional newspapers as a commentator, chief writer and leader writer. During the 1990s she enjoyed seven years as an Edinburgh councillor, becoming deputy leader of the administration in 1997. She was chief press officer for Scotland’s First Minister from 2003 to 2006 when she took on a new role as Head of International Communications for the Scottish government where she helped develop Scotland’s relationship with Malawi.


Conferences
Scottish Food and Drink: Scotland's larder - the key to our prosperity?
Scottish Food and Drink: Scotland's larder - the key to our prosperity?Book now

The Scotsman Conferences third annual food and drink conference will examine what needs to happen here in Scotland to realise the full potential of an industry that now exports over £6 billion a year.


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Referendum Breakfast: Charities
Referendum Breakfast: CharitiesBook now

In the first event to examine the implications of the referendum result on the charitable sector, a range of experts will consider where charities go next in terms of funding, governance and the relationship with the beneficiaries of their work.
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Markets 2014: Where to from here?
Markets 2014: Where to from here?Book now

The return of one of our most popular events will see Bill Jamieson back in the chair as four experts discuss the future direction of financial markets. Bonds and equities, European markets and China and other fast-growing emerging markets will ...
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Referendum Breakfast: Taxation
Referendum Breakfast: TaxationBook now

All the main parties want further devolution of tax powers to Scotland. This seminar will be the first to look at the implications of the referendum result on tax policy and the likely changes.
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