Highland Regional Reception - Wednesday 6 November 2019

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Date
Time 18:30
Capacity 29 of 60
Booking Cut-off Tuesday 22 Oct, 13:00:pm
Contact Jen Campbell
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Our members and those interested in becoming a member are cordially invited to attend this year’s Highland regional reception, held at The Storehouse of Foulis, Evanton, at 6.30pm on Wednesday 6 November 2019.

The theme is ‘What shall we tell our children?’ and we are delighted to announce we will be joined by both our SLE Chairman, David Johnstone and SLE’s Executive Director, Sarah-Jane Laing. We are particularly pleased that Andrew Thin, Chair of the Scottish Land Commission, has agreed to be our guest speaker at the event.

The regional reception is an opportunity to update you on the extensive work that has been carried out internally and externally within the organisation. This includes our recent paper ‘Route2050 A direction of travel for Scottish land management to 2050’, which explores what the priorities should be for land management in Scotland.

The reception provides an excellent networking opportunity and to meet with SLE colleagues, your Regional Chairman, Gordon Robertson, Highland Regional Support Officers, Jen Campbell and Megan Rowland, and SLE Board members.

The programme for the evening:

18.30-19.00

Registration & Refreshments

19.00-19.10

Highland Regional Activity & Future Plans; Gordon Robertson, Highland Regional Chairman

19.10-19.20

SLE National Update - David Johnstone, SLE Chairman

19.20-19.40

Keynote Speaker - Andrew Thin, Chair of the Scottish Land Commission

19.40-20.25

SLE Panel Discussion: 'Risks & Opportunities for the Sector'

David Johnstone (Chairman)

Sarah-Jane Laing (Executive Director)

Mark Tennant (Vice-Chair Policy)

Stephen Young (SLE Head of Policy)

Gordon Robertson (Highland Regional Chairman) Panel Chair

20.25-20.35

'Collaboration is the Path to Success' - Presentation by Rob Whitson & Charlotte Gilfillan, Bell Ingram Highland

20.35-20.55

Networking, drinks and canapes

20.55-21.00

Close from your Regional Support Officers, Jen Campbell & Megan Rowland

We are extremely grateful to Bell Ingram for their generous sponsorship of our regional event and look forward to a presentation from Rob Whitson and Charlotte Gilfillan from their Highland Team.

Places are limited for this free event so booking is essential.  Please book online by Tuesday 22 October.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 6 November at The Storehouse of Foulis.

Kindly Sponsored by: 

Bell Ingram