"O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us" Robert Burns

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The Scottish Government in partnership with a range of Scottish organisations is delighted to deliver the inaugural "Business and Burns" gathering. During this unique online event delivered through Zoom webinar, we will celebrate the deep connections between the U.S. and Scotland. Through a series of conversations, we will showcase the attributes of modern, innovative, inclusive, and socially conscious Scotland.

Areas of focus on the day will include Life Sciences, Inclusion, Social Enterprise, Sustainability, and the critical importance of inclusivity. 

A range of leading speakers and sectors experts have been brought together to share the dynamism, innovation and creative spirit which can be found across Scotland today.

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Scotland today owes a great deed of gratitude to those who placed our nation on the global map and there can be no better example of this than Robert Burns. The words of Burns resonate through the ages and his relevance to modern Scotland will be demonstrated throughout this event.


The event is free to attend and all are welcome. The core attendees will come from the large Scottish diaspora to be found across North America.