Covid ConversationsImagining New Futures in Scotland

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Registration from 2:20 pm
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Registrations for this event will close at 10.00am on Wednesday 19th May.

Our event brings together practitioners and academics in the arts, health sector, employment, education, and digital health industries. This event will involve a general discussion on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and identifies pathways to recovery, future sustainability, and growth moving forward.

The first half of the event features five parallel breakout sessions listed below. When registering, please ensure that you select the session you wish to attend. See our Draft Programme under Further Information for our exciting line-up of speakers.

These five parallel sessions will run as Breakout rooms on Zoom:

  • Covid and Work: Tourism, Retail, Hospitality, and Higher Education
  • Covid and Health: Wellbeing, Innovative Technologies, and Social Media
  • Covid and the Arts: Cinemas, Theatres, Museums
  • Covid and Digital Media: Patients, Press, and Power
  • Covid and Young People: Social Care, Children, and Families

The sessions will be framed by following the three discussion questions:

  • How has Covid-19 affected your area/organisation/line of work?
  • What lessons has your area/organisation/line of work learned from the pandemic? Do you have examples of good practice?
  • What are your new plans going forward? Are there any major obstacles?

Who should attend?

Our event is aimed at members of the general public, campaigners/activists,
practitioners, leaders, experts working in the third sector, industry, non-profit organisations, academics, and policymakers.

Benefits of attending

Attendees will have access to international experts’ and practitioners’ insights, including on gender in the ‘Covid and Work’ and ‘Covid and Digital Health’ panels, enabling them to make more informed decisions about the future.

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