EDAS Annual General Meeting: Brexit – The Final Countdown

EDAS Annual General Meeting with a panel discussion on 'Brexit: The Final Countdown' with speakers Prof Graeme Roy, Fraser of Allander Institute; Chris Brodie, Skills Development Scotland; Lorna Gregson-MacLeod, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Linda Murray, Scottish Enterprise.

A ‘How to’ Guide to Community Wealth Building Workshop Series: Part 1 and 2

Designed for senior practitioners in local authorities, regional economic partnerships and partners working in place-based economic development roles, this series shares how to adopt a community wealth building approach, through the development and use of existing investments and work areas.

Part 1: 7 December (14:00 – 16:00)
Part 2: 15 December (13:00 – 15:00)

EDAS Covid Conversations #8: Innovation for Recovery

This is our eighth EDAS Covid Conversation; an opportunity for Scotland's economic development community to share different perspectives on the pandemic and in particular share experience and ideas for policy and practice. In this last of our Covid Conversations, we discuss Innovation for Recovery.

Inclusive Growth Community of Practice, No-one Left Behind Series: Part 1 People

No-one Left Behind is the Scottish Government’s strategy to deliver more effective and joined-up employability support across Scotland. Following a stakeholder review, a Joint Delivery Plan was launched by national and local government in November.

EDAS and SLAED invite you to a series of three Inclusive Growth Community of Practice sessions to discuss No-one Left Behind. The first, on 14th December, will focus on People.

A ‘How to’ Guide to Community Wealth Building Workshop Series: Part 3

Designed for senior practitioners in local authorities, regional economic partnerships and partners working in place-based economic development roles, this series shares how to adopt a community wealth building approach, through the development and use of existing investments and work areas.

Part 3 - Anchoring Community Wealth Building: 27 January (14:00 – 16:00)

Introduction to Local Economic Development CPD Course

This course on Introduction to Local Economic Development is designed as a refresh or for those new to the role in local authorities, regional and national agencies and other organisations. It will cover key policies and strategies, and institutional arrangements, relevant to the Scottish setting. The Course tutor is Professor Graeme Roy, Director, Fraser of Allander Institute.

EDAS Transition Event: From Covid to COP26 Conversations

In this session, EDAS strategic partners will discuss emerging economic development opportunities and the support planned to help fulfil net-zero ambitions. The session also provides the chance for us to discuss our strategic plan for 2021 – 2023, which is under development, and take on board our members' views and ideas.