GDS Sprint: Edinburgh – in partnership with the Scottish Government

08 May @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

Sprint is the Government Digital Service’s flagship series of events, bringing together people working across government to learn more about how digital transformation is improving people’s lives.

Each local event is an opportunity for review of the current projects and to look at how the government will work in the future.

Sprint: Edinburgh will showcase the progress and potential of digital transformation across Scotland and the UK.

Attend to hear from ministers, senior civil servants and digital practitioners about work to transform services, develop capability and ensure Scotland and the UK are world-leading digital nations.

Speakers include:

  • Kate Forbes, Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Scottish Parliament
  • Will Harmer, Head of Service Communities, GDS
  • Dhruv Sharma, User Research Lead, Scottish Government
  • Kay Dale, Service Designer for GovTech Catalyst, GDS
  • Katy McNeil, CivTech Intrapreneurship Programme Lead, Scottish Government
  • Clare Mills, Transformation Manager, Scottish Government
  • Clare Barnett, Head of UX for Registers of Scotland
  • Fiona Mactaggart, Digital & IT Manager, Scottish Environment Protection Agency




Please note there are 2 separate forms to register your interest and request an invite– a registration form for civil servants and a registration form for people in the wider public or private sector (general invite).

If your organisation does not allow access to Google forms, please email the Sprint team at [email protected] for more details, stating whether you are a civil servant or in the public or private sector.