Flagship Annual Conference 2022: Homes at the heart of rural communities

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Flagship Annual Conference 2022: Homes at the heart of rural communities

Time 09:00 - 17:20
Cost 160.00
Cost (Members) 80.00
Capacity 45 places available
Booking Cut-off Friday 13 May, 12:00:pm
Contact jane.laing@scottishlandandestates.co.uk
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Annual Conference 2022:  Homes at the heart of rural communities


Sponsored by:  Galbraith logo

Date:  Tuesday 17 May 2022

Venue: The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9SR

Please note we have a discounted hotel rate with the Sheraton Hotel should you require to stay over!

We are delighted to confirm Sarah-Jane Laing, SLE Chief Executive, Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government and Dr Moses Jenkins, Senior Technical Officer, Historic Environment Scotland as our keynote speakers for our flagship annual conference “Homes at the heart of rural communities”.

Taking place on Tuesday 17 May at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, this is our first in-person conference in over two years!

Our flagship annual conference sponsored by Galbraith and Gillespie Macandrew always delivers inspirational speakers of the highest quality and this year’s conference is no exception.

Our keynote speakers will inform, challenge and inspire …  Book your ticket now here from just £80+VAT

You won't regret it!

This full-day event will offer you insight and ideas, practical tips and solutions as well as real-life examples from land managers and the experts.

We will look at a wide range of issues such as:-

  • Planning
  • Funding
  • Community Engagement
  • Energy Efficiency

Housing is such an important part of members’ property and business interests but has become an increasingly complex and challenging sector. Our conference aims to provide you with a huge amount of advice, information and insight which will benefit both long term planning and everyday property management decisions.

To view our conference programme click here!

Book your ticket now!

We are offering 10 Student tickets free of charge on a first-come-first-served basis. To claim your ticket, please email jane.laing@scottishlandandestates.co.uk with your name and a scanned copy of your matriculation card.


SLE Chairman & Conference Host:

Mark Tennant       David Lee

Keynote Speakers:

Sarah-Jane Laing         Cabinet Secretary      Moses Jenkins

Expert Speakers: The climate change challenge in delivering housing

Donryn Dewar      Robert Scott-Dempster      Joanne McCelland   Richard Heggie

Case Studies Speakers:

Ronnie MacRae      Lucy Laidlaw      Jamie Hudson     Rebecca Russell       Hughie Campbell Adamson

Panel Debate Speakers – How do we build more homes?

Hamish Trench    Calum Innes       Mairi     Andrew Howard       Derek Logie

More information on our speakers here!


Testimonials from 2021 virtual conference:

“Dieter Helm and Lord Deben were outstanding speakers”

“Prof Dieter, Lord Deben, Robert Dempster and Fenning Welstead. I could happily have listened to a session of the four of them discussing issues without waffle.”

“Overall, I was impressed with this conference and commend SLE for securing 'heavyweight' speakers. Well done.”

“Best online conference I have experienced”


Conference Sponsors:

Galbraith logo       Gillespie Macandrew logo


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