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Scotland's Retail & Tourism Conference 2018 – Managing the Risk


RBS Business School, Gogarburn, Edinburgh

The aim of the Conference, organise by the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, in partnership with Scotmid Co-operative and The Royal Bank of Scotland, is to bring together small and medium enterprises from retail and tourism sectors to explore risks to their businesses and how they can identify and manage them effectively.

An excellent suite of speakers from Police Scotland, Digital Tourism Scotland and our partners Scotmid and RBS will be delivering unique and insightful inputs throughout the day.

To suit different needs of delegates, there will be breakout sessions where attendees will learn about current and emerging threats their businesses might be facing and what actions they need to take to prevent them. The sessions will cover fraudulent transactions, insider threat, human trafficking and safe night time economy.

The conference will also provide attendees with advice on how to overcome threats related to the ever-growing digital world, from cyber-security to managing digital reputation.

0900-0930 Registration, Exhibition and Networking – Tea & Coffee
0930- 0940 Welcome Address: Daniel Johnson MSP
0940 -0955 Sponsor Address: Scotmid – Jim McFedries
0955-1010 Young Scot – Rewards Programme with Scotmid -  Will Morris
1010 -1055 Digital Tourism Scotland – Managing your Digital Reputation online – Nik Sennhauser
1055 - 1110 Comfort Break
1110-1145 Break Out Session –  Insider Threat  /  Break Out Session – Human Trafficking
1145-1310 Lunch, Exhibition and Networking
1310-1325 Royal Bank of Scotland
1325-1400 Break Out Session – Fraud / Break Out Session – Bystander/Good Night Out
1400 - 1410 Comfort Break
1410-1510 Hackers Demonstration  - Gerry Grant 
1510-1520 Question and Answer Session 
1520 - 1530 Closing Address: Stirling University - Professor Leigh Sparks

For further information please contact: Lorraine Jarvie
Tel: 01786 437483 
Last Modified: Tuesday 17 April 2018 10:00
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