Our events aim to encourage better conversations through respectful dialogue in the expectation that out of this will come better solutions to some of the most difficult issues we face nationally and locally, corporately and individually.
Collaborative Scotland: Conversation2019 Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019 Time: 17:30 – 20:00, with a light supper Location: Glasgow Venue: TBC
Collaborative Scotland: Conversation2019 Date: Thursday, 28 February 2019 Time: 17:30 – 20:00, with a light supper Location: Edinburgh Venue: TBC
Collaborative Scotland: Conversation2019 Date: Thursday, 21 March 2019 Time: 17:30 – 20:00, with a light supper Location: Edinburgh Venue: TBC
Events in 2018
Join us for a “Pop Up Mediation” Grassmarket Community Project 86 Candlemaker Row | EH1 2QA Edinburgh | United Kingdom Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 5:45 PM to 9:30 PM
The reality is that the reduction in public funding is likely to continue and this means that it seems imperative to encourage greater local creativity. Our recommendations focus more on process than substance.
Events in 2017
In October 2017, Collaborative Scotland organised a series of public events and business breakfasts and other events in the north-west of Scotland as part of our Better Conversations Bus Tour.
Date: Friday, 29 September 2017 Time: Networking breakfast from 9am. Event will start formally at 9.45am and will conclude at 3.30pm. Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR
Following Nicola Sturgeon’s recent announcement of the intention to start putting procedures for a second referendum on Scottish independence before the Scottish Parliament, around thirty people from a wide cross section of society (mostly from Scotland but also from other parts of Europe and the US) met on 25 May 2017 to have a facilitated… Continue reading A Pop-Up Mediation: Multi-Party Dialogue using Mediation
The UK and Scottish Governments – and other devolved administrations – seem to be at loggerheads over how to deal with Brexit – how might a mediation approach deal with the problem?
Events from 2014 and 2015
24-27 August 2015: Mediating Conversations about Conflict at the Festival Fringe: The Church, the Constitution and the Climate
Date: Friday 29 May 2015 As we head for the vital COP conference in Paris in December 2015, how can we engage diverse groups in a meaningful discussion about the real interests and issues which the challenge of global warming presents?
Thursday 30 October 2014, 6-9.30pm Edinburgh Training Centre, 16 St Mary’s St
The Referendum: Respect and Reconciliation | Thursday 4 September 2014 Click here for the video recording of the Master Class with William Ury.
Date: Wednesday 21st May 2014 Time: 5.30-9.30 Venue: Edinburgh Training Centre, St Mary’s Street