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Learning Places Scotland 'Focus on Net Zero' Networking Lunch

Wednesday 17 May 2023 | EICC

Thank you for attending the Learning Places Scotland 'Focus on Net Zero' Networking Lunch, held in partnership with the Scottish Government.  The sessions covered a key theme from last year's Learning Places Scotland Conference - net zero.


10:45 to 11:00 Lunch Guests Arrival

Welcome by Andrew Dailly | Scottish Government

11.00 to 12.00 Net Zero Conference Session

  • Introduction - John Jackson | City of Edinburgh Council
  • Procuring the Project Team - Gordon Shewan WiP | Faithful + Gould
  • Improving Design - Ann-Marie Fallon | Architype
  • Delivering Quality on Site - Neil Armstrong | Kier Group
  • Panel Discussion - Chaired by Stephen Long | Scottish Futures Trust

12.00 to 12.45 Networking Drinks Reception

12.45 to 14.00 Networking Lunch

14.15 to 15.15 Workshop: Beyond the Operational - Embodied Carbon - Steven Anderson & Stephen Long | Scottish Futures Trust

  • Presentation by Architype of Harris Academy, Sutton - focus on embodied
  • Discussion: What are the barriers and solutions to delivering a low EC building.  Impact on EC as a design parameter - what could this mean for your school design?
  • Discussion: Beyond OE/EC into NZ - what do we need to think about next?

Venue: Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) | The Exchange | Edinburgh | EH3 8EE

Organisations confirmed to attend include: Scottish Government | West Lothian Council | Scottish Futures Trust | Glasgow City Council | Aberdeenshire Council | hub West Scotland | Architecture and Design Scotland | and many more.

For more information about the Learning Places Scotland Networking Lunch, please contact Nadine at



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