Conference 2018 - “Development Trusts - Driving Positive Change in Communities!”

The DTAS Annual Conference for 2018 takes place on Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd of September this year at the Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeen.

We are delighted to announce that the DTAS Annual Conference & AGM 2018 is now full so we have closed for bookings.

If you would like to be added to the reserve list please contact aileen@dtascot.org.uk or call on 0131 220 2456 as we fully expect there to be some cancellations in the next two weeks.

 

Sunday 2nd September:
Arrive & Register & Check-in (if room available) from 11am onwards

12:15 - 15:30
Visit – Birse Community Trust (packed lunch provided)
12:30 - 15:30
Study Visit – Stonehaven Towns Partnership (packed lunch provided)
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Sandwich Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Fringe Meeting – Local Democracy Bill: Update & Discussion
15:30 - 16:00
Time to check–in
16:00 - 16:45
DTAS AGM & Annual Review
16:50 - 17:45
Speed Networking (back by popular demand)
17:45 - 18:45
Break
18:45 - 19:30
Drinks Reception Sponsored by: Aberdeenshire Council
19:30 till late
Conference Dinner Sponsored by: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Monday 3rd September:

08:30 - 09:30
Registration & Marketplace (Tea/Coffee)
09:30 - 09:35
Conference Opening Remarks: Sandy Brunton, Chair, DTAS
09:35 - 11:00

Opening Plenary:

Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government & Housing

Development Trust Showcase – 5 Member Stories!

  • Auchinleck Community Development Initiative
  • Linwood Community Development Trust
  • Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust
  • Cranhill Development Trust
  • Sunart Community Company
11:00 - 11:40
Tea/Coffee & Marketplace & Networking
11:45 - 12:45
Seminars/Surgeries - Part 1 (see below for details)
12:50 - 13:50
Lunch & Marketplace
13:55 - 14:55
Seminars/Surgeries - Part 2 (see below for details)
15:00 - 16:00
Seminars - Part 3 (see below for details)
16:00 - 16:30
Tea/Coffee & a Final Chance to Network

 

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