Events

2019 Events

SEPTEMBER 2019

Fife Fintech Opportunities - 17th - Fife

Fintech is all about disruption. Disruption means opportunity. Strong technology Foundations have been built in Fife over the past 30 years and now powering financial operations world-wide in the field of digital payments. We took these for granted until we recognised the demand from employers Last year we set up Scotland's first Fintech Skills Academy led by industry leaders to bring in new people who want to have a career in this sector.

Come along to this event and learn how to be part of creating your own exciting future. Meet the global companies with operations in Fife who are making the future happen. And want to recruit.

AGENDA

Key Point talks

Sainsbury's Bank, Greg Watson (Head of IT Architecture)

Ingenico Group, Simon Fairbairn (Director of Solution Development Western Europe)

Renovite Technologies Inc. Jim Tomaney, Chief Operating Officer

Strathclyde University, Fore-sighting

Panel Discussion

Stephen Ingledew, Fintech Scotland

Professor Bill Buchanan

Bill Tennant, Payment Centric

Employment Fair

 

Members of the Fife Fintech Consortium

To book click here

 

Forth & Tay Offshore Roadshow - 18th - North Queensferry (Fife)

Forth & Tay Offshores mission is to accelerate and further the growth of the offshore energy sector on the east coast of Scotland through a series of activities designed to support innovation, collaboration, investment in skills, and market awareness amongst relevant businesses.

Join Forth & Tay Offshore for a business breakfast to learn more about the cluster and benefits of being a member. Hear first hand from businesses about how they got into the sector, challenges they faced and how they overcome them.

This event is repeated in different areas to eliminate the need for businesses to travel too far. Please ensure you only register for one.

Agenda

  • 8:00am Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:45am Introduction for Forth & Tay Offshore
  • 9:00am Offshore Wind Industry Update
  • 9:20am Challenges & opportunities in the Offshore Wind Sector
  • 9:50am Available Supply Chain Support
  • 10:00am Q&A
  • 10:15am Networking

Click here to book


Forth & Tay Offshore Roadshow - 20th - Musselburgh

Forth & Tay Offshores mission is to accelerate and further the growth of the offshore energy sector on the east coast of Scotland through a series of activities designed to support innovation, collaboration, investment in skills, and market awareness amongst relevant businesses.

Join Forth & Tay Offshore for a business breakfast to learn more about the cluster and benefits of being a member. Hear first hand from businesses about how they got into the sector, challenges they faced and how they overcome them.

This event is repeated in different areas to eliminate the need for businesses to travel too far. Please ensure you only register for one.

Agenda

  • 8:00am Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:45am Introduction for Forth & Tay Offshore
  • 9:00am Offshore Wind Industry Update
  • 9:20am Challenges & opportunities in the Offshore Wind Sector
  • 9:50am Available Supply Chain Support
  • 10:00am Q&A
  • 10:15am Networking

Click here to book

 

Scotsman RBS Food and Drink Event - 24th - Edinburgh

Without boundaries - Scotland's future in the food and drink industry

Invest in Fife will be exhibiting at the event, speakers will discuss the future of our industry and how we can continue to stand up to all the challenges through advice from the experts.

To book your free ticket click here

 

Forth & Tay Offshore Roadshow - 26th - Dundee

Forth & Tay Offshores mission is to accelerate and further the growth of the offshore energy sector on the east coast of Scotland through a series of activities designed to support innovation, collaboration, investment in skills, and market awareness amongst relevant businesses.

Join Forth & Tay Offshore for a business breakfast to learn more about the cluster and benefits of being a member. Hear first hand from businesses about how they got into the sector, challenges they faced and how they overcome them.

This event is repeated in different areas to eliminate the need for businesses to travel too far. Please ensure you only register for one.

Agenda

  • 8:00am Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:45am Introduction for Forth & Tay Offshore
  • 9:00am Offshore Wind Industry Update
  • 9:20am Challenges & opportunities in the Offshore Wind Sector
  • 9:50am Available Supply Chain Support
  • 10:00am Q&A
  • 10:15am Networking

Click here to book


 

Forth & Tay Offshore Roadshow - 27th - Aberdeen

 

Forth & Tay Offshores mission is to accelerate and further the growth of the offshore energy sector on the east coast of Scotland through a series of activities designed to support innovation, collaboration, investment in skills, and market awareness amongst relevant businesses.

Join Forth & Tay Offshore for a business breakfast to learn more about the cluster and benefits of being a member. Hear first hand from businesses about how they got into the sector, challenges they faced and how they overcome them.

This event is repeated in different areas to eliminate the need for businesses to travel too far. Please ensure you only register for one.

Agenda

  • 8:00am Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:45am Introduction for Forth & Tay Offshore
  • 9:00am Offshore Wind Industry Update
  • 9:20am Challenges & opportunities in the Offshore Wind Sector
  • 9:50am Available Supply Chain Support
  • 10:00am Q&A
  • 10:15am Networking

Click here to book


OCTOBER 2019

SHFCA Annual Conference 2019 - 2nd October - Aberdeen

Inverst in Fife will be attending the 11th annual SHFCA conference which will highlight the substantial progress and learning being made in Scotland with the deployment of hydrogen and fuel cells as key components of an integrated low carbon and zero emission system.

For more information click here.

Decommissioning and Wreak Removal SUT/MASTS Workshop - 3-4th October - Glasgow

Seventh Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) and Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) Decom and Wreck Removal Workshop, where we bring together international expertise from oil and gas decommissioning, marine salvage, renewables and marine science, to build a shared understanding and explore solutions within wreck removal and offshore decommissioning. Click here to register.

 

NOVEMBER 2019

Invest in Fife Property Event 2019 - 7th - North Queensferry

Agenda

Fife: Building For The Future Sponsored by Hardies Property & Construction Consultants

Invest in Fife will be hosting our Annual Property Event for another year as part of Fife Business Week 2019. Come and join us at breakfast on Thursday 7th November from 8am-11am at the DoubleTree by Hilton, North Queensferry KY11 1HP. Bringing together property agents, developers and intermediaries, the event will provide a current overview of the property market, an update Future of Property and Construction in Fife, the Launch of Westfield and St Ninians sites and information on the future of the High Streets. There will also be opportunities for networking and a panel Q&A session.

8:00am: Registration & Networking Breakfast sponsored by Hardies Property & Construction Consultants

8:30am: Fife Council Welcome Fife Council & Future of Fife: Gordon Mole, Chief Officer - Business & Employability, Fife Council

8:45am: Market Overview: Mark Robertson, Ryden

9:00am: Future of Property and Construction in Fife: Danny McArthur, Property & Construction Consultants, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants

9:20am: Launch of Westfield and St Ninians sites: Philip Rayson, Senior Planning & Development Manager, Hargreaves

9:40am: Future of The High Street – Philip Prentice, Chief Officer Scotland’s Towns Partnership

10:00am: Q&A: chaired by Colin Brown, Director Burness Paull & Chair of Fife Investment Group

10:20am: Close: Innovation of Regional Collaboration Working in Partnership – Keith Winter, Fife Council

10:30am: Networking Opportunity

 

11:00am: Close

To book click here

 

DECEMBER 2019

 

Scottish Green Energy Awards - 5th - Edinburgh

Invest in Fife will be attending the prestigious Scottish Green Energy Awards at the EICC in Edinburgh.


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Benefits to participating or visiting exhibitions with us:

  • We will project manage end to end solutions, leaving you to focus on your business and your customers
  • You can take advantage of funding support available (repayable grants); subject to criteria
  • Professional exhibition workshops cover everything you need to know from pre-event planning right through to post show evaluation
  • We will support and include your business in local and national PR pre and post the exhibition

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