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Scotland Pavilion Event Schedule

Make the most of your time at MIPIM 2019 and come and discover the development and investment opportunities across Scotland.

Wednesday 13th March

09:00 - 09:45 AM Aberdeen – More than Europe’s Energy Capital

Hear from strategic partners driving the transformation of development and investment across Aberdeen.

The Panel:
Steve Whyte, Head of Finance, Aberdeen City Council
Nick Harris, Director Henry Boot Developments
Derek Provan, CEO, AGS Airports Ltd

Sponsor: Built Environment Networking

10:00 - 10:45 AM Scottish Government Keynote Speech

Scotland is committed to further developing an open and productive economy. Come and learn how Scotland’s public sector is being fully aligned behind making Scotland a great place for business to invest into Scottish commercial real estate.

The Panel:
Kevin Quinlan, Director of International Trade, Scottish Government
Miller Mathieson, Chair Scottish Property Federation
11:00 - 12:15 AM Invest in Scotland’s Waterfronts

Hear from partners about the exciting range of development and investment opportunities taking place across Scotland’s waterfront locations.

There will be two sessions:
A. Glasgow and Dundee waterfronts, and
B. Edinburgh and Aberdeen waterfronts.
The Panels:
Moderator - Jonathan Guthrie, Director for Strategic Public Partnerships, Robertson Group
Part 1 (11.00 - 11.30 AM)
Cllr. John Alexander, Leader, Dundee City Council and Chair, Scottish Cities Alliance
Cllr. Susan Aitken, Leader Glasgow City Council
Part 2 (11.30 - 12.15 AM)
Cllr. Cammy Day, Depute Leader, City of Edinburgh Council
Cllr. Douglas Lumsden, Co-Leader, Aberdeen City Council
Matthew Benson, Director Development Services, Rettie & Co
Jerome Van Shooten, Director Team V Architects

Sponsor: Rettie & Co

12:15 PM Drop-in Surgery

For developers and investors interested in a wealth of opportunities. Come and enjoy and informal chat and exchange knowledge and ideas with members of Team Scotland.

14:00 - 14:45 PM Edinburgh: The Data Capital of Europe

Come and learn about the UK’s fastest-growing tech hub, and the city’s ambition to establish the region as the data capital of Europe.

The Panel:
Cllr. Adam McVey, Leader, City of Edinburgh Council
Paul Lawrence, Executive Director Place, City of Edinburgh Council
Hugh Edmiston, Director of Corporate Services, University of Edinburgh
Cameron Stott, Director, JLL

Sponsor: University of Edinburgh

15:00 - 15:45 PM Building Sustainable Cities for the Future

Hear from strategic partners on developing and delivering major smart sustainable solutions for the future development of cities.

The Panel:
Ewan Anderson, Managing Partner and Principal, 7N Architects
Jestyn Davies, MD Murray Estates
Jonathan Guthrie, Director for Strategic Public Partnerships, Robertson Group
Tony Hordon Director Parabola Real Estate Holdings Limited (TBC)

Sponsor: 7N Architects

16:00 - 17:15 PM Build to Rent in Scotland – An Emerging Opportunity

The Build to Rent sector continues to grow, and the momentum of the sector now has significant potential to attract significant investment, from both overseas and domestic institutional investors to significant range of opportunities across Scotland.

The Panel:
Moderator - Andrew Bruce, Head of Project Finance, Scottish Futures Trust
Richard Jennings, Managing Director, Castle Rock Edinvar
Dan Batterton, Build To Rent Fund Manager, Legal and General
Lee Savage, Development Director, Moda Apache
Annemarie O’Donnell, CEO, Glasgow City Council

Sponsor: Places for People

17:30 - 19:00 PM Scotland Pavilion - networking reception Sponsored by Discover Dundee Waterfront

Dundee is now home to the first V&A Museum outside of London and is Scotland’s first design museum.

Welcome: Robin Presswood, Director of City Development, Dundee City Council

Come along and toast its success and sample some of Scotland’s finest whisky.


Please Note: A MIPIM badge is required for attendance at all events.

Our Events Location: Scotland Pavilion, site C16.C - near the Plages de la Croisette

Please Note: The Event schedule may be subject to change.

For more information on our events please visit the Scotland Pavilion at site C16.C and speak to a member of staff or visit www.scotland.org/MIPIM