The Scotsman Life Sciences Conference 2020

Thursday 3rd December 2020, 9:30am to 4:00pm

Virtual Event

The Future of the Life Sciences Sector: Response to Covid-19 and Emerging Technologies. Join this virtual gathering of leading experts and senior healthcare leaders from across Scotland and the UK.



The Scotsman Life Sciences Conference 2020 graphic

Subsector strategy panel discussions include a session on Animal Health, AgriTech and Aquaculture (AAA) with Roslin Innovation Centre's CEO John Mackenzie and our tenant Dr Lawrence Brown,
Animal Sciences and Aquaculture sector specialist with the Department for International Trade (Scottish office).

This year's virtual conference is FREE to attend. Please register for full access to the conference programme and breakout sessions. We look forward to engaging with the life sciences  community and sharing more about AAA sector activities.


The conference will bring together key players from the life sciences industry in Scotland and beyond.

Key speakers include:

  • Kate Bingham, Chair of The UK Vaccines Task Force
  • Dave Tudor, The Life Sciences Industry Leadership Group
  • Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation

The event will include panel discussions on the following topics:

  • Strategic response to Covid 19 with 
  • Pharmaceutical supply chain & innovation
  • Health technology
  • Animal health, agritech & aquaculture
  • Skills

There are many great networking opportunities throughout the day to chat virtually and start building collaborations.