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Nigg Port, Cromarty Firth

Wednesday

22 Nov 2023

Clean Growth

The local impact of a global opportunity

12:00pm
Drumossie Hotel
Inverness

The creation of a Green Freeport in Inverness and Cromarty Firth has the potential to drive significant sustainable economic and social growth for the Highlands.

You will hear about the potential of the Green Freeport to create new green jobs, while upholding the highest environmental protections and supporting economic transformation.

This event brings together all businesses who are part of the supply chain in the Highlands and Islands and beyond – including engineering, hospitality, recruitment, transport and contractors.

  • 1200 – 1245: Delegate Arrival & Networking Lunch
  • 1245 – 1250: Welcome
  • 1250 – 1255: Opening remarks from Co-sponsors, Mott Macdonald – Rosa Stewart
  • 1255 – 1300: Calum Macpherson, Chief Executive Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport.
  • 1300 -1340: Presentations – Inverness & Cromarty Firth Green Freeport, Port of Nigg,  Port of Cromarty Firth, Port of Inverness, Port of Ardersier, Highland Deephaven
  • 1340 – 1350: Q&A
  • 1350 – 1425: Panel Discussions with Q&A chaired by Fiona Larg, Prosper, Highlands and Islands Committee Chair
    • Rosa Stewart; Energy Transformation Specialist, Mott MacDonald
    • Iain Sinclair, Executive Director, Global Energy Group; Director, Scottish Renewables & Director, RenewableUK
    • Audrey McIver, Director of Energy Transition & Net Zero, Highlands & Islands Enterprise
    • Calum MacPherson, Chief Executive, Inverness & Cromarty Firth Green Freeport
  • 1425 – 1430: Closing remarks – Sinclair Browne, Chief Executive, Port of Inverness
  • 1430 – 1500: Networking