European Structural Funds – Annual Publicity Event & Awards Ceremony
Date: Tuesday 14th May 2013
Time: 8:45 – 15:00
Event: Glasgow Caledonian University
The Future Funds team are hosting the Annual Publicity Event on Tuesday 14th May 2013.
This event will see a keynote speech being delivered by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on the value of the European Structural funds to Scotland. We are also pleased to announce guest speaker Mr Stub Jorgensen from EU Commission who will discuss Structural Funds from a European perspective.
Since 2007, ESF has supported projects across Scotland to tackle challenges including youth employment and long-term unemployment, as well as supporting access to learning. Projects funded by the ERDF programmes have provided assistance to small and medium businesses, enabled research and innovation, and supported disadvantaged communities.
Keynote Speech and opening – Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon
Reflecting on Current programme – Shane Rankin, Scottish Government
Guest Speaker, Mr Stub Jorgensen, EU Commission
Awards / Recognition Ceremony – highlighting key projects from current programme.
Panel Discussion and round table workshops on 2014 – 2020 programme
2014 – 2020 Consultation
As we move towards the end of the 2007-2013 Structural Funds programmes, this year’s event will celebrate the projects which have been supported as part of the current period and look forwards to the forthcoming 2014-2020 programmes.
At the event, we will be launching a consultation on the draft Operational Programmes for 2014-2020 and seeking to get stakeholder’s opinions on how these programmes can deliver for Scotland.
The Event will be held on Tuesday 14th May 2013 at Glasgow Caledonian University, Banqueting Hall, Glasgow. Timings for the event will be between 8:45 to 15:00 including lunch.
I would be grateful if you could respond by email to Lorraine Cairns firstname.lastname@example.org indicating whether you are interested in attending this event, additionally please confirm the number of persons attending in your party.
If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact the European Structural Funds Division on 0300 244 6825.