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Autumn Land Managers Training Day - 23 October 2019

Time 09:30 15:30
Cost 120.00
Cost (Members) 55.00
Capacity 23 of 60
Booking Cut-Off 2019-10-14
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Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Time: 09.30-15.30

Venue: Perth Racecourse, Perth Perthshire  PH2 6BB

This is a vital event for those actively involved in Scottish land management. This one-day event will give you the opportunity to be informed of the policy and regulatory changes, share ideas, and ask questions of the experts.

09.30 -10.00 Registration and refreshments

10.00-10.10 Welcome and introduction, Stephen Young, Head of Policy, Scottish Land & Estates

10.10-10.35 Navigating Community Right to Buy, Gavin Mowat, Policy Adviser Rural Communities

Gavin Mowat will look at the most recently applied provisions for Community Right to Buy and give an insight into the shape of those still to be implemented.

10.35-10.55 Agricultural Holdings, Kate McLeish, Associate, Brodies LLP

Kate McLeish will present on agricultural holdings, including the amnesty on tenants’ improvements, rent review and the role of the Tenant Farming Commissioner.

10.55-11.15 Questions & answers

11.15-11.30 Refreshments

11.30-11.50 – Adapting for a changing climate, Eleanor Kay, Policy Adviser, Agriculture & Forestry, Scottish Land & Estates

Eleanor Kay will provide an update to the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Bill) and priorities for the updated Climate Change Plan. She will also cover practical action land managers can take to adapt for, and mitigate against, climate change. 

11.50-12.10 The Planning Act, Debbie Mackay, Head of Rural Planning, Savills

Debbie Mackay will provide an update on the rollercoaster that has been the Planning Act (Scotland) 2019 process, what is expected to happen next and how this impacts on the land management community.

12.10-12.30 Questions & Answers

12.30-13.30 Lunch


All four workshops will run twice at 13.35 to 14.10 and then again at 14.15 to 15.00, enabling attendees to attend two workshops each.  Please select which 2 workshops you would like to attend from each session timetable belowEach workshop will be in a different breakout room.  

15.00-15.30 Expert panel session

Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director, Scottish Land & Estates

Hugo Struthers, Head of Rural Scotland, Savills

Clive Phillips, Partner and Head of Land & Rural Business, Brodies LLP

15.30 Close


Sponsored by:

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Cancellations & Changes Refunds,  a full refund will be available for any cancellations received in writing by 14 October 2019.  Thereafter bookings are not refundable. Substitutions may be made at no charge.