Holyrood Connect

Renowned Public Sector Tech Events & Conferences
The latest news, opinion and analysis on technology, public sector IT and the digital world
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Holyrood Connect is Scotland’s leading public sector technology conference provider. Our events explore a range of issues including Scotland’s digital transformation, cloud, digital health, and cyber security.

The Holyrood Connect Portfolio offers in-person and online events that give insight into policy and developments in Scotland’s tech space. Above that, we bring people together to make meaningful connections and discuss issues that matter.

Holyrood Connect works alongside our sister company Public Technology under the Dods Group Ltd umbrella.

For speaking opportunities contact Caroline Porter

For sponsorship opportunities contact Steven Perrie-Clyde

For editorial contact Ruaraidh Gilmour

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Upcoming Events
Public Sector Cloud 2022
  • 6 Dec 2022
Holyrood Connect Week 2022
  • 6 Dec 2022
Public Sector Cyber Security Northern Ireland 2023
  • 24 Jan 2023
Public Sector Cyber Security Scotland 2023
  • 2 Feb 2023
Digital Health and Care Scotland 2023
  • 21 Feb 2023
Digital Health and Care Awards 2023
  • 21 Feb 2023
Public Sector Data Summit 2023
  • 14 Mar 2023
Past Events
North Lanarkshire Council is well on its way to realising its digital vision for 2024/25 – one where council services are more efficient and designed to be digital first.
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65% of Scotland's public sector organisations accelerated their use of the cloud during the pandemic. How do we build on this and unlock the transformational elements of cloud services?
Vocera Webinar
Join Holyrood and Vocera for this free to attend webinar as we look to what can be done in the short term to kickstart digital transformation across Scotland’s hospital estate.
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Smarter ways of working have revolutionised the way we use digital tech. How can we embed this new way of working within the public sector and enhance productivity? Watch on demand to find out.
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Holyrood's webinar in partnership with InterSystems looked to the role digital solutions can play in supporting recovery within Scotland’s health & social care sector.
Digital solutions now underpin the way we work, learn, shop, and socialise. Examine 5G enabled innovation and the role it can play in realising Scotland’s digital strategy.
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Holyrood Connect's 3rd Annual Cyber Security NI conference in 2021 edition examined how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a shift in cyber security threats, and offered the latest thinking on how your organisation can protect itself.
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The 10th Digital Health and Care Conference provided a unique opportunity to develop a key understanding of how digital technology can support Scotland health and social care sector and deliver innovative new ways for improving the experience of patients and staff.
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The online event examined how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a shift in cyber security threats and with the Scottish Government preparing to launch its new cyber security strategy, sessions also looked ahead to the future of cyber security policy in Scotland.
In our 2021 edition we discussed the lessons we can learn from the role of AI and automation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, reviewing its future within the public sector as the Scottish Government prepares to publish its upcoming AI Strategy.
How can organisations access networks with the flexibility, scalability and security necessary to maximise their use of cloud and IoT?
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COVID-19, and the resulting lockdown, changed the future of data protection in the public sector. Data Protection 2020 was a chance to discuss new challenges surrounding data protection and GDPR.
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Access on-demand sessions from Connect 2020 to learn about the newest challenges and opportunities in public sector tech. With a focus on Collaboration, People First and Sparking a New Wave of Innovation.
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This webinar provided an overview of public sector cyber security in NI, addressing the myths and benefits of using cloud services. With experts from the NI Cyber Security Centre and Amazon Web Services.
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Cloud Services in the Public Sector 2020, in partnership with the Scottish Government, brought together experts to explore the latest issues in public sector cloud.
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A high profile line-up of speakers explored the role digital productivity can play in Scotland’s post-pandemic economic recovery. Sponsored by Citrix.
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This webinar used case study examples of recent data/ethics breaches offering guidance on how to avoid reputational damage to organisations. Sponsored by OneTrust.
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