Public Events

Details of Changing the Chemistry events that are open to non-members can be found on this page.  For details of members’ events please access these here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Board member recruitment event for West Lothian College

Do you have enthusiasm and an enquiring mind? Do you want to extend your network and enhance your leadership skills? Do you want to help people become the best that they can be? If you answer ‘Yes’ to these questions then West Lothian College Board would love to hear from you. West Lothian College is running a free event to encourage more people, particularly women, to consider applying for voluntary board positions.

  • Event Date: Tuesday 29 January 2019
  • Location: West Lothian College, Almondvale Crescent, Livingston, EH54 7EP
  • Timing: 6pm – 8pm
  • Free to attend, register here.
  • More details can be found on this poster.

PAST EVENTS

(Dunfermline, 28th November) Fife College recruitment event

Fife College will be holding an event to encourage people to apply for the position of Chair of Fife College Board.

Speakers include those from Changing the Chemistry, the Scottish Government Public Appointments Team, Fife College and the College Development Network.

Venue: Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY
Time: 15:00, speakers until 17:20, closing at 18:00

(Edinburgh, 10th December) Come on Board: delivering diversity in Public Appointments

The Scottish Government Public Appointments Team invite you to discover the benefits of taking on a board role and find out more about the opportunities that are available on the boards of Scottish public bodies.

You may never have considered a board position before, but your skills and experience may be invaluable to a variety of organisations. Come along and explore further!

(Dundee, Monday 24th September) Dundee and Angus College

Dundee and Angus College, in collaboration with Changing the Chemistry, is running a free event in Dundee to encourage more people to consider applying for board positions generally, and Dundee and Angus College specifically. Dundee and Angus College will shortly be advertising for new Board members with appointments to be taken up for an initial four year term from end of December 2018.
You may never have considered a board position before – but your experience and skills may be invaluable. At Dundee and Angus College we are very keen to increase the diversity of our non-executive Board members. Although this is a non-remunerated position, it could be a great career opportunity for you! Speakers include:

  • Angela McCusker, Chair of Dundee and Angus College
  • Grant Ritchie, Principal of Dundee and Angus College
  • Amanda Millar, Chair of Changing the Chemistry and Miles Harrison, of Changing the Chemistry

(Dundee, Monday 10th September) Scottish Government Public Appointments

The Scottish Government Public Appointments Team is holding an event, “Come on Board: delivering diversity in Public Appointments” at Venue Discovery Point, Discovery Quay, Dundee, DD1 4XA (17:45 for an 18:00 start, speakers until 19:40, closing at 20:00). You will hear from current Board Chairs and members about their experience and from the Scottish Government Public Appointments Team about the process. Speakers include:

  • Paul Edie, Board Chair of the Care Inspectorate,
  • James Stuart, Convenor Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority,
  • Beth-Anne Logan, Board member of Children’s Hearings Scotland,
  • Luan Grugeon, Board member of NHS Grampian and
  • Simon Little, Board member of the Scottish Housing Regulator.