11.00am Sun 4 Nov 2018
"Scotland After Trident: A Defence and Security Strategy for an Independent Scotland - Unpackedâ€
This one day conference will examine and debate the issues raised and the suggestions made in the Commonweal White Paper "A Defence and Security Strategy for an Independent Scotland". You can read or download the paper on Commonspace: https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/12144/report-towards-defence-security-strategy-independent-scotland. Chairs Isobel Lindsay, Jean Anderson Speakers: Garry MacDonald, the author of the paper; Robin McAlpine, Director of Commonweal; Lt. Col. Stuart Crawford, former army officer and commentator on Scottish military affairs; Bill Ramsay, Convenor of SNPCND, Douglas Chapman MP, SNP spokesperson on defence procurement. See below for more information on the speakers - and you'll see why this will be a real and influential debate.
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11.00am Sat 24 Oct
Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference CND Conference Glasgow
All day coverage from the Conference in Glasgow. Morning Session: No to Nuclear Power 11:00-12:00 Linking Nuclear Power to Nuclear Weapons: Professor Lynn Jamieson (Chair, SCND); CND Campaign - No to Nuclear Power: Rae Street (CNDUK) Chair: Arthur West 12:00-13:00 Hunterston: Dr Ian Fairlie (Independent Radiation Consultant); Lack of Readiness for a Nuclear Incident: Cllr Audrey Doig (Nuclear Free Local Authorities) Chair: Lynn Jamieson 13:00-13:30 Morning Panel Q&A Chair: Arthur West 13:30-14:30: Lunch break Afternoon Session: Renewables 14:30-15:30 Scottish Renewables – an Overview: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University); Scotland’s Renewable Energy Capability: Dr David Toke (Aberdeen University) Chair: Ian Fairlie 15:30-16:30 Just Transition: Pete Roche (No2 Nuclear); Renewables and Climate Change: Mark Ruskell MSP (Green Spokesperson, Climate and Energy) Chair: Mike Danson 16:30-17:00 Afternoon Panel Q&A Chair: Lynn Jamieson Tickets: £12/£8 including lunch https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beyond-nuclear-tickets-93937709217 Livestream production by Independence Live https://www.independencelive.net https://www.facebook.com/ScottishIndependenceLiveEvents https://twitter.com/liveIndyScot https://www.youtube.com/independencelive 1000+ livestreams since 2013 DON'T HATE THE MEDIA, BECOME THE MEDIA!
Starts at: 11.00am Sat 24 Oct 2020 Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference