The Scottish Council for Development & Industry (SCDI) is an independent and inclusive economic development network which seeks to influence and inspire Government and key stakeholders with our ambitious vision to create sustainable economic growth for Scotland. SCDI's diverse and influential membership forms a gathering of knowledge, experience and talent which provides a dynamic and creative force for change.

Thursday 19 January 2017, 6.30pm for 7pm
Venue: Ardoe House Hotel, South Deeside Road, Blairs, Aberdeen AB12 5YP

Keynote Speaker: Martin Temple CBE - Chair, Health & Safety Executive



SCDI are delighted that the SCDI Annual Lecture 2017 was delivered by Martin Temple CBE, Chair of the Health & Safety Executive on the theme of 'Regulation That Helps Scotland Work Well'.

You can access his full biography details here.  

Guest places at the SCDI Lecture are by invitation only. For further information please contact fiona.downie@scdi.org.uk



If your organisation is interested in Partnering the SCDI Annual Lecture, please contact our Regional Director NE, Ian Armstrong. 

The SCDI Annual Lecture was established in 2004 as one of SCDI's key events in Scotland and has been held in Aberdeen yearly since. Previous speakers have included Paul Walsh, (then) Chief Executive, Diageo plc; Peter Robertson, (then) Vice-Chairman, Chevron Corporation; Lord Smith of Kelvin, (then) Chairman of SSE and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee; Samir Brikho, Chief Executive, AMEC plc; Dr Marcus Richards, Oil & Gas industry leader and formerly Group CEO, Dana Petroleum plc and Senior Vice-President, BP. The 2015 Lecture was given by Mark Carne, Chief Executive, Network Rail; while Dame Anne Dowling OM, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering delivered the NNA vision imagines a nation with balanced economic growth, thriving communities and a low... (Read more)