Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM GMT
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Alison Jones 

EDAS Annual General Meeting 

The EDAS AGM* will offer a summary of all that’s been achieved in the last year before we hear from Mairi Spowage, Professor of Practice and Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Professor Spowage will share a state of the nation update, leading into a focussed discussion around net zero.

She will be joined by EDAS partners, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland, South of Scotland Enterprise and Zero Waste Scotland, who will share their perspective on net zero, before opening up for audience discussion.


15:00    Welcome and AGM Business – Liz McEntee, Chair with Donald Jarvie, Treasurer, EDAS

15:20    State of the Nation Update: Professor Mairi Spowage, Director, Fraser of Allander Institute 

15:35    Just Transition to NetZero: Panel Discussion 

  • Ray Georgeson, Head of Resource Management, Waste and Recycling, Zero Waste Scotland
  • Martin Johnson, Director of Strategy and Regional Economy, Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Chris Brodie, Director of Regional Skills Planning and Sector Development, Skills Development Scotland
  • Susan Harkins, Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, South of Scotland Enterprise
  • Suzanne Sosna, Director of  Economic Opportunities and Climate, Scottish Enterprise

16:00    Audience Questions (Via Chat)

16:20    Summary and Closing Remarks (Liz McEntee)


*Voting rights reserved for EDAS Members 




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