Demonstrator and Showcase 9th March Event Programme

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Details on the programme for our Demonstrator and Showcase 9th March event are below:

Doors open – 9am

Breakfast and Networking


10am – 10.30am

Welcome address

Greig Coull, CEO, Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

Ministerial address

10.40am – 11.30am

Panel session: Innovation and technology in 2023, and ensuring we have the skills to keep up

  • Sarah Petrie, Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc (lead panellist)
  • Stuart Jackson, Transport Scotland,
  • Stewart McKinlay, National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

Workshop 1: ‘Efficient Technology Innovation and Qualification’ led by Astrimar

Workshop 2: ‘How do we flexibly Manage Energy Demand?’ led by Mike Thususka, Summerside

Tour of MSIP Innovation Labs

11.40am – 12.30pm

Plenary: Phil Steele, Future Technology Evangelist, Octopus Energy facilitated by tbc

Workshop 1: DER-IC led, title tbc

Workshop 2: Zero Emission Truck Task Force led, title tbc

Tour of MSIP Innovation Labs

12.30PM – 1.20PM

Lunch and networking


1.20pm – 1.30pm

Welcome back – Greig Coull, CEO, Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

1.40pm – 2.30pm

Panel session: New Technology for new behaviours, mobility in 2023 – facilitated by tbc

  • Sebastien Thomas, Tripshift
  • Hugh MacKenzie, Trojan Energy
  • David Hamilton, Scooply
  • Tbc, Cosortiq

Workshop 1: ‘De-risking innovation in your business’ led by Will Mitchell, 4C Design

Workshop 2: ‘Building IP Strategies that secure investment’ led by Veronika Brázdová, Potter Clarkson

Tour of MSIP Innovation Labs

2.40pm – 3.30pm

Panel session: ‘Enabling innovation – MSIP Accelerator Showcase’, facilitator tbc

  • Tronius
  • Carruthers Renewables
  • Vahanomy
  • CalPac Resources
  • Kinetic Hydro
  • Laidir Circular Mobility

Workshop 1: ‘5G Enabled Energy Innovation Workshop’, led by Kirsty Scott, Scotland 5G Centre

Workshop 2: ‘Skills for Decarbonising Transport’, led by Stuart Jackson, Transport Scotland

Tour of MSIP Innovation Labs

3.40pm – 4.30pm

Reflection on the day: Sarah Petrie, Innovation Director, Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

Keynote: Ian Houston, President, Scottish Business Network US/SBN Ambassador Washington, DC

Final remarks: Greig Coull, CEO, Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

4.30pm – 5pm

Final networking

Close of event

Tickets can be purchased here –

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