Events

Create, collaborate, stay connected. Our innovative events programme offers the perfect platform for connection and exchange through a varied range of events. From our regular Talking Heads and Creative & Corporate Love gatherings to speed networking and one-off forums with our International partners, there’s something to suit everyone. Pop along today and leave feeling inspired and connected.


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Monday
18 December 2017
18:30 - 20:30

Spinning-In-Stereo and Other Yarns

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Live acoustic performance by Hanna Tuulikki and Gaelic singer Mischa Macpherson, with artist Caroline Dear and the Broughton Spinners. A very special event featuring a live, acoustic performance of spinning-in-stereo by Hanna Tuulikki and Mischa Macpherson. A celebration of the social and communal, and historically vital activity of spinning, this evening winter warmer will also feature live spinning demonstrations, and a yarn making experience with grasses and other early textile materials by artist Caroline Dear. A warming drink will be included in your ticket price. Doors 6pm. Performance begins at 6.30pm. £15 General / £12 Concession Please register via Eventbrite. Hearing loop amplifier kits can be used with T loop option. Due to limited number of kits, please let us know if you require one in advance.

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Monday
18 December 2017
17:30 - 20:30

Just Write - Writing retreat

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre 25 Palmerston Place Edinburgh EH12 5AP

This short evening retreat in a beautiful building in the West End of Edinburgh gives you the time and space to focus on your writing, away from everyday distractions. This short evening retreat will take place on Thursday 18 January from 5.30pm to 8.30pm at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre in a beautiful building in the West End of Edinburgh, next to Haymarket train station. We'll start with a brief introduction and warm up exercise. Then you just carry on with your writing project. Your time will be structured with two short breaks. Mobile phones will be switched off and you'll write in a silent and supportive environment.This event is suitable for all writers, from academic to creative writing. BRING YOUR LAPTOP OR PEN AND PAPER. Preparation: this is a time to write and writing retreats work best when you prepare for them in advance. Decide of your goal for the retreat and do as much of the research you need to do beforehand. We will briefly discuss your goals at the start of the session.

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Wednesday
20 December 2017
13:00 - 14:00

Dovecot Gallery: Lunchtime Artist Talk [ Julie Brook ]

Dovecot Studios Ltd 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Long-time Dovecot collaborator, and Daughters of Penelope artist, Julie Brook takes us on a journey from Namibia to Japan via Dovecot. Telling the story of her rug collaboration with Dovecot, through the realms and environments she explores in her artistic practice, to her most recent collaborations and research in Japan. In particular, Brook is going to focus on the work of 15th-generation Raku tea-bowl maker, artist and craftsman Raku Kichizaemon.

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Sunday
31 December 2017
19.30 - 22.00

An Evening at Whitespace: NYE @the Whitespace

Evening at The whitespace 76 East Crosscauseway, EH8 9HQ Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Join us at Whitespace for some festive entertainment to finish the year off right! A variety esque evening of puppetry, Rap and not sure what else yet....! P.s there will be a NYE party afterwards.!

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Monday
1 January 2018
08:30 - 14:30

ETAG Conference 2018

McEwan Hall THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH TEVIOT PLACE, EDINBURGH, EH8 9AG

Time to start thinking about 2018! Come join us for the annual ETAG Conference on Thursday 1st February 2018 in the newly renovated and recently re-opened McEwan Hall. With 2017 set to be another recording breaking year for Edinburgh’s tourism sector, the Conference will focus on “Managing Success” and what the key issues are for the city are going forward. How can we make the most of the growth of tourism in a way that benefits businesses, residents and visitors? What can we learn from other destinations about how to manage success? What should the priorities be for future investment?

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Tuesday
9 January 2018
19:00 - 23:00

The Federation's Third Anniversary Celebration at the Natural History Museum

Bringing together members from across our unique network to mark the Third Anniversary and celebrate the success of all of the UK’s arts, creative industries and cultural education. Set to be even bigger than their party at the Design Museum and BBC Television Studios, they will again showcase some amazing creative talent, hear from guest speakers and announce Federation plans for the year to come all under the blue whale in the newly reopened Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum. For more information and to book tickets please follow the link below.

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Tuesday
16 January 2018
08.30 - 10.30

ETAG Technology Tuesday: The Power of Personal Branding

16 ST MARY'S ST, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

Digital Media has in many respects made it easier for us to build our personal brand, however, it’s also raised the bar in terms of authenticity and credibility. We welcome you to join us with Mariela Albornoz (Social Media Consultant at Start a Fire) to discuss your personal brand, what makes us authentic and how we maximize digital media to develop our brand persona.

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Wednesday
24 January 2018
10.30 - 16.30

Arts & Business Scotland: Introduction to being a Board Member (Edinburgh)

Arts & Business Scotland 1st Floor, Rosebery House 9 Haymarket Terrace EH12 5EZ Edinburgh United Kingdom

This seminar is for new board members/trustees in the charitable arts sector (and those who would like a refresher) to understand your roles and responsibilities, covering: Setting the scene - understanding charitable structures - The dividing line between your role and that of the professional staff - Demystifying your legal and financial responsibilities - Effective meetings and the role of the chair - The board and artistic issues The difference you can make as an advocate for the organisation "It is well worth doing - useful points covered in an interesting and inclusive way. I really enjoyed it." Sally Borley, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

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Thursday
25 January 2018
09.15 - 11.00

IPA Effectiveness Briefing Proving the value of what we do - Edinburgh

The Union, Edinburgh, EH3 5NS

An IPA Effectiveness briefing to explore the latest new learnings on improving marketing effectiveness, for all agencies regardless of discipline, size or geography.

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Thursday
25 January 2018
18:00 - 21:00

Product Forge: Public Health

The Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh

Product Forge is running a Public Health hackathon at The Biscuit Factory in Edinburgh from Thursday the 25th to Sunday the 28th of January 2018 with the NHS National Services Scotland and Scottish Health Innovations Ltd. The Public Health Product Forge is a unique opportunity for data scientists, analysts and software engineers to work in collaboration with healthcare professionals and contribute their skills to develop innovations that will benefit and improve the health of people and their communities. Enquires: nicole@productforge.io

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Tuesday
30 January 2018
13:00 - 16:30

Arts & Business Scotland: A General Tax Guide for Arts and Heritage Organisations (Glasgow)

Scott-Moncrieff 25 Bothwell Street G2 6NL Glasgow United Kingdom

This half-day seminar is a must for all financial or budget holding staff and anyone who wants to know how tax affects (and can benefit) arts and heritage organisations in Scotland.

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Wednesday
31 January 2018
09.30 - 12.30

Digital Marketing for Tourism: The Essential Guide

16 SAINT MARY'S STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

Are you investing in digital marketing but lack basic marketing skills? Learn the basic principles of hugely useful discipline and get a results-focused grounding in all its essential skills; from identifying the right channel, to evaluating campaign performance. This workshop was developed to help your tourism businesses to confirm the online demand for your products or services. You will also learn the essential principles of digital marketing.

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Thursday
1 February 2018
08.30 - 14:30

ETAG Conference 2018

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH TEVIOT PLACE, EDINBURGH, EH8 9AG

Time to start thinking about 2018! Join ETAG for their annual Conference on Thursday 1st February 2018 in the newly renovated and recently re-opened McEwan Hall. With 2017 set to be another recording breaking year for Edinburgh’s tourism sector, the Conference will focus on “Managing Success” and what the key issues are for the city are going forward. How can we make the most of the growth of tourism in a way that benefits businesses, residents and visitors? What can we learn from other destinations about how to manage success? What should the priorites be for future investment? As always, there will be a great line-up of speakers and lots of opportunities for you to let us know your thoughts.

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Friday
2 February 2018
11:00 - 12:00

Garry Fabian Miller in conversation

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Find out more from fine art photographer Garry Fabian Miller about his long-standing collaboration with Dovecot, the recent tapestry project featured in the Voyage exhibition, and his exploration into ways to work with other mediums and crafts; in particular textiles. £15 General/ £12 Concessions I Please register through Eventbrite

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Tuesday
6 February 2018
08.30 - 10.30

ETAG Technology Tuesday: Digital Dreamscapes: Techno-Tourism & Future You!

16 SAINT MARY'S STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

Digital Technology is raising the bar in terms of consumer expectations and our requirement for frictionless experiences. In this age of acceleration, the screenager with the world in their pocket (smartphone) will increasingly embody technologies that will allow us to relive experiences, reboot life or even recreate the self. Join us with Dr Matt Frew to explore consumers and the transformational technology that is reshaping the world and what it is to be human… and dare we say a tourist!

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Thursday
8 February 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
15 February 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
15 February 2018
12:00 - 12:00

IPA Student Awards 2018

A competition for students looking to kick-start their career in advertising, media and marketing communications Who can enter? Any student enrolled on a full-time or part-time course in their penultimate or final year of undergraduate or postgraduate study at any university, college or equivalent in Scotland in 2018. You can enter as an individual or as a team of two. Whether you see yourself as a strategist, technologist, designer or writer, you can enter regardless of background or subject. Entry deadline: 15 February 2018 at 12.00pm What could you win? A cash prize, an award and the possibility of a paid internship or mentoring within a leading Scottish agency. What do you need to do? Answer the brief to create a campaign to help raise awareness of Hearts & Minds, a Scottish arts-in-health charity. Submit a two-minute video and a 50-word summary supporting your campaign.

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Monday
19 February 2018
13:00 - 10:00

International Winter School of Physical Theatre

Retzhof, Dorfstrasse 17, Wagna, 8430, Austria

International Winter School of Physical Theatre February 19 - 24, 2018 Retzhof Castle - Austria Is any Theatre Physical?... What is Physical Theatre Today?... Let's explore together! International Winter School of Physical Theatre is specifically designed to prepare participants for a professional practice, both within the educational context and within the professional development of performers. Primarily aimed at high-level dancers, choreographers, directors and actors who wish to extend their knowledge and skills through the practical investigations of how to: develop the understanding of the dance and movement, performance and acting be choreographer, couch, director of movement and dance create professional performance in a limited rehearsal time Practical sessions are designed to enhance understanding of performance making and rehearsal processes, and skills in pedagogy. Winter School is a simple way that can help you formulate your personal unique approach to work with actors and dancers, through the intensive practical training based on the Ostrenko Brothers Method of performer's physical training and rehearsal. Students may expect to encounter the techniques of such outstanding figures as V. Meyerhold, M. Chekhov, K. Stanislavski. The course is taught by the experienced professional practitioners, experts in performing arts pedagogy, actors’ training, theatre directing and movement research in intercultural groups and projects. Participation fee is 450 EUR (early bird reduced fee) / 550 EUR . The fee covers participation in all events of the program - practical training and discussions. To be enrolled for this course participant should submit 100 EUR enrollment deposit by appropriate deadline (as part of the participation fee). The deposit is non-refundable. Details: http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab Information is available in English, Spanish and Russian

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Thursday
22 February 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
22 February 2018
09.30 - 12.30

Digital Campaign Management

16 SAINT MARY'S STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

Learn how to launch a cross platform campaign using Google AdWords, Landing Pages, Social Media Advertising and Email Marketing. We’ll share best practice and talk through keyword methodology, how to write great ad copy, improve quality score and test landing page conversion rate. By the end of the workshop you will have the ability to set up and launch campaigns, and be confident to run these campaigns based on your tourism business goals.

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Thursday
1 March 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Wednesday
7 March 2018
10:15 - 11:30

Dovecot Behind the Scenes Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Join one of the Dovecot team for a special tour of the building. Starting with an exclusive visit to the Weaving Floor and Balcony, you will learn about current projects on the looms and tufting frames, as well as the restoration of the Infirmary Street Baths. The tour ends with a guided visit to the new exhibition.

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Thursday
8 March 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
8 March 2018
09.30 - 12.30

Beginners Google Analytics for Tourism

16 SAINT MARY'S STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

If you are new to Google Analytics and you want to learn more – this is an excellent practical workshop to suit your learning requriement. In this workshop you will log onto and/or create a Google Analytics account and will start to understand how analytics works including: Filtering your own visits to the Site (IP Administration) User Administration An Overview of the key analytics available including visits, geography, most popular pages and user flow Creation of a custom Google Analytics Dashboard Enabling Goals and Ecommerce

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Monday
12 March 2018
08.30 - 10.30

ETAG Technology Tuesday: A Practical Guide to GDPR – Edinburgh

16 SAINT MARY'S STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). As business owners we have until May 2018 to become compliant. During this session, we will provide you with a practical to do guide to ensure your data management is compliant with GDPR.

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Thursday
15 March 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Tuesday
20 March 2018
09.00 - 17:00

FST Emporium - 20 & 21 March 2018

The Brunton Theatre Ladywell Way Musselburgh Edinburgh EH21 6AA

Emporium is a two-day event for producers, promoters, venues, professional theatre and dance companies, offering the opportunity to network with colleagues, promote work and book shows for venues.

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Tuesday
20 March 2018
09:00 - 17:00

FST Emporium - 20 & 21 March 2018

The Brunton Theatre Ladywell Way Musselburgh Edinburgh EH21 6AA

Emporium is a two-day event for producers, promoters, venues, professional theatre and dance companies, offering the opportunity to network with colleagues, promote work and book shows for venues.

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Wednesday
21 March 2018
09.30 - 12.30

Advanced Google Analytics for Tourism – Edinburgh

16 SAINT MARY'S STREET, EDINBURGH, EH1 1SU

Already using Google Analytics on a regular basis but struggling to make sense of it? This practical workshop will help you understand how well (or not) your website is performing and what changes you need to make to improve performance. Delegates will log onto their existing Google Analytics account and work through some simple exercises with a focus on return on investment.

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Thursday
22 March 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
29 March 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
5 April 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Tuesday
10 April 2018
10:30 - 12:00

Voyage Tour and Handling Session with Dovecot Exhibitions Curator Kate Grenye

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Join Dovecot’s Curator Kate Grenyer for a private tour of Voyage with an opportunity to discuss the Studio’s ongoing collaboration with Garry Fabian Miller. The tour will end with a handling session that illuminates the making of the Voyage tapestry, followed by tea and coffee courtesy of Dovecot Café by Leos.

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Thursday
12 April 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
19 April 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Thursday
3 May 2018
13:00 - 13:30

FREE Dovecot Exhibition Lunchtime Tour

Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Enjoy a free guided tour around Dovecot’s current exhibition. Delve into the curatorial themes presented in the displays and discover more about some of the tapestry and rug works featured, including the processes and materials used to make them Every Thursday from 8 February to 3 May | 1-1.30pm | Free | Limited places Please register via Eventbrite

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Monday
22 October 2018
09:00 - 18:00

7th International Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Conference

Italy

Title: 7th International Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Conference Date: October 22-23, 2018 Venue: Rome, Italy Theme: Delving into the advances in COPD research COPD Conference 2018 invites all the participants through the globe to join 7th International Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Conference which is going to be held during October 22-23, 2018 in the glorious city of Rome, Italy which will include keynote sessions, Oral presentation, Poster presentation and Exhibitions. The main theme of the conference is “Delving into the advances in COPD research” which covers current and developing research on Pulmonology. COPD Conference 2018 is a two day multidisciplinary talk covering all aspects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, COPD Pathogenesis, Asthma and COPD, Epidemiology, Therapeutics, Exacerbations, Types of COPD, Sign and Symptoms, Genetic risk factor, Lung cancer, COPD and Cardiovascular Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pathophysiology, Co-Morbidities, Complications, Pediatric Pulmonary, Depression and anxiety in COPD, Self-Management including clinical service delivery, management, informatics, research and provides a platform for pulmonologists, cardiologists, scientists, pathologists, doctors, laboratory researchers, young researches and students. Unique Features: • Our robust on-line publicity attracts 20000 users and 60000 views to our Library of Abstracts which brings worldwide exposure to the researchers and speakers participate in our conferences. • The Career Guidance Workshops to the Graduates, Doctorates and Post-Doctoral Fellows • Accepted Abstracts will be published in PubMed, MEDLINE, Pro Quest, SCOPUS, SOCOLAR, EBSCO, CAS, Hinari, Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, SCIRUS, DOAJ indexed journals Contact: Amelia Johnson Program Manager COPD Conference 2018 Kemp House 152 City Road London EC1V 2NX United Kingdom Phone: +448000148923 Fax: +442030041517 Email: copdconference@annualconferences.org

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