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Publication - Minutes

National Economic Forum: October 2016

Published: 3 Nov 2016
Directorate:
Chief Economist (office)
Part of:
Economy
Date of meeting: 26 Oct 2016
Location: Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Programme and supporting documents for the 17th National Economic Forum that took place on 26 October 2016.

Items and actions

Supporting documents:

  • First Minister's speech
  • Programme (attached and below)
  • EU membership - economic implications (attached)
  • EU Referendum: Reaction, Impact, Priorities and Opportunities discussion paper (attached)
  • Discussion group 1 summary - International Trade and the Single Market (including Regulation)
  • Discussion group 2 summary - International Trade and the Single Market (including EU Funding)
  • Discussion group 3 summary - Labour Market and Skills (including Regulation)
  • Discussion group 4 summary - Labour Market and Skills (including EU Funding)
  • Discussion group 5 summary - International Trade and Skills

Programme

8:30 - 9:10 Registration open from 8:30 am (40 mins)

9:30 - 9:35 Mr Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business Innovation and Energy welcomes delegates and introduces the First Minister (5 mins)

9:35 - 9:50 First Minister opening address (15 mins)

9:50 - 10:10 First Minister and Mr Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Q&A, facilitated by Mr Wheelhouse (20 mins)

10:10 -10:50 Expert Panel Q&A facilitated by Mr Wheelhouse (40 mins)

  • Professor Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Glasgow
  • Grahame Smith, General Secretary STUC
  • Jenny Stewart, Partner, Head of Infrastructure and Government KPMG

10:50 – 11:05 Tea / coffee and delegates move to discussion groups

11:10 - 12:40 Discussion groups – hosted by Minister and facilitated by business leader (90 mins)

  • International Trade and Skills
  • International Trade and Single Market including Regulation
  • International Trade and Single Market including EU Funding
  • Labour Market and Skills including Regulation
  • Labour Market and Skills including EU Funding

12:45- 13:00 Mr Russell MSP, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe Address (15 mins)

13:00 – 13:15 Mr Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, closing address (15 mins)

13:15 – 14:00 Networking lunch

17th National Economic Forum - programme.pdf

1 page PDF
229.6kB

EU membership - economic implications.pdf

8 page PDF
186.4kB

NEF - Attendance.pdf

5 page PDF
70.2kB
Published:
3 Nov 2016
National Economic Forum: October 2016