13 Oct 2020 (Tue), 14:00 - 15:00 h / UTC 0 WET - London
Digital transformation of the workplace – A Scottish-German perspective
BCCG and EIE20 will be hosting a virtual expert roundtable to discuss a bilateral view on the digital transformation and internationalisation of the workplace. Experts from several professions and organisations will analyse the risks and opportunities that digital transformation brings to workers and their employers, in a world now able to transcend national borders with ease digitally.
EIE is the UK’s premier technology investor showcase. Its conference this year, EIE20, features the UK’s most promising innovative, data-driven high growth companies seeking investor funding. EIE is kindly offering BCCG members and contacts 20% off the ticket price for EIE20. Enter the promotion code EIE20BCCG20 when registering at https://www.eie-invest.com/ to obtain the discount.
EIE20 will feature a Germany Pavilion in its first ever International Virtual Market Place. It will be occupied by the Scottish Government Innovation and Investment Hub in Berlin, Germany Trade and Invest, and Scottish Development International in Germany.
14:00 Opening remarks
- Professor Dave Robertson, Vice Principal & Head of College of Science and Engineering, The University of Edinburgh
- Alex Altmann, Chairman for Scotland and Northern England, British Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V. (BCCG)
Ben Macpherson MSP, Minister for Public Finance and Migration
“Reinforcing Scottish-German collaboration across innovation and beyond”
14:20 Panel discussion "Digital transformation of the workplace – a Scottish-German perspective"
- Professor Michael Rovatsos, Deputy Vice Principal Research, Director of The Bayes Centre, the University of Edinburgh
- Gavin Spiers, CEO, Solutions Driven, Glasgow
- Mark Abbs, Partner, Blick Rothenberg, London
- Dr Matthias Schramm, Head of Culture, Change & Org Development, Bayer AG
Audience: Members and guests of the BCCG and cooperating partners
"I am a member of the BCCG because I meet interesting people and I get information about fascinating themes in this business network. If the BCCG did not exist already it ought to be invented immediately."