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World Heritage: Shared Heritage Event

Wednesday 16 April 2014, 6.00pm at the Royal College of Physicians, Queen Street, Edinburgh


Apr 16, 2014

World Heritage Day is celebrated around the globe, and offers an opportunity to raise the public's awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage and the efforts that are required to protect and conserve it.

Here in Edinburgh we are taking shared heritage as our theme. The event will explore the benefits that World Heritage brings to all members of the community, with contributions from expert speakers and panel discussion.

To register and for more information click here

Registration opens at 5.30pm and the event will close at 7.30pm.

Venue details: Royal College of Physicians, Queen Mother Conference Centre, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

The event is kindly supported by Historic Scotland.

Speakers:

Sue Bruce, Chief Executive, City of Edinburgh Council
Sue Bruce is Chief Executive of City of Edinburgh Council having been previously Chief Executive at Aberdeen City Council and East Dunbartonshire Council.  Sue Bruce holds an M.Phil. Politics/Government and LL.B (Scots Law) from the University of Strathclyde, a Diploma in Youth & Community Studies from Jordanhill College of Education and Cert. Strategic Public Sector Negotiation  from the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.  She is an Elected Fellow of the RSA (FRSA).

In May 2010 and again in May 2011 Sue received the Prince’s Business Ambassador award from HRH The Prince Charles, in October 2010 received the Scottish Public Sector Leader of the Year Award and in November 2013 she was named Chief Executive of the Year in the Hr NETWORK National Awards.

Lloyd Anderson, Director, British Council Scotland
Lloyd has had a range of senior UK and overseas roles for the Council.  Most recently, he had assignments as Director Georgia and Deputy Director Russia, and previously was Director Science for the British Council globally. In Georgia, he maintained a growing business despite grant reductions, involving fundraising, partnerships and new business opportunities.  In Russia he led his team to develop new partnerships and programmes in innovative areas, and focused on identifying potential partners.  As Director Science from 1998, he gave strategic leadership to the Council’s global work in science, contributed to the Council’s reputation as a world authority, and networked at senior level with the UK science community and government.



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