Meet the Buyer North 2020: Live Virtual Event Agenda

The Supplier Development Programme has announced the draft agenda for the Meet the Buyer North 2020: Live Virtual Event on 2 September.

Many of the presentations listed in this agenda will be available within the virtual portal as "on-demand" videos, with the exception of "live Q&A" sessions as denoted.

The agenda is subject to change at any point, without notice.

The virtual portal and exhibitions will be open to all registered suppliers from 10:00am - 3:45pm on 2 September.


Conference Opening

Diane Beattie, Payments Manager, Moray Council

SDP Board Director for Highlands and Islands


Ministerial Address

Kate Forbes MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance

(subject to Parliamentary business)


Connecting local suppliers with Procurement in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Highland Councils

Craig Innes, Head of Commercial & Procurement Shared Services at Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Highland Councils

Followed by live Q&A Session


Connecting Northern Scottish businesses with Scottish Procurement Alliance’s tender opportunities

Lesley Anderson, Head of SPA Procurement




Helping You Bid Better: Live Q&A Panel with the Supplier Development Programme's Expert Trainers

Introduction by Gillian Cameron, SDP Programme Manager

Followed by live Q&A Panel with SDP’s expert trainers


Link to Offshore Wind Scotland: Supply Chain Success webinar organised by Scottish Enterprise



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