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    Economic Recovery and the Third Sector – Online Seminar

    12 November, 2020 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

    An online seminar for local third sector organisations, community members and key partners from across the Community Planning Partnership.

    Programme

    9:30-9:45 Welcome, and Introducing the Midlothian Third Sector Compact: Lesley Kelly

    9:45-10:45 Speakers and Discussion Panel

    • Antonia Jennings, Trustee, Rethinking Economics: Toward a Wellbeing Economy in Scotland
    • Kirsten Hogg, SCVO: The National Picture: Economic Recovery and the Third Sector in Scotland
    • Derek Oliver: Director, Place, Midlothian Council: The Local Picture: Economic Recovery in Midlothian
    • Alastair Mathers: Community Planning Manager, Midlothian Council: Employability and Skills

    10:45-11:00 Overview of Key Funding and Investment Streams: David Henderson, MVA

    11:00-12:00 Workshop Discussions

    • Volunteering, skills and employability
    • Keeping it local: the role of development trusts and other anchor organisations in leading locality-based regeneration and recovery
    • Sustainable inclusive recovery: how do sectors work together to provide economically and environmentally sustainable services

    12:00-12:30 Feeding back and concluding remarks

    • Workshop groups feedback
    • Concluding remarks