This will be our largest gathering of the industry to date, and with so many changes in a growing and fast moving economy we are focusing on training and development. Everyone can learn from this inspirational conference line-up headed up by international keynote speaker Melba J Duncan, the New York based Executive Assistant authority and author of “The Essence of Being an Assistant”.
This is an opportunity to hear inspirational speakers, enjoy interactive workshops, network with industry peers and enhance skills. This vibrant and dynamic conference also incorporates Scottish PA Network’s “PA of The Year” Award 2016.
Ticket Price £45.00pp + VAT includes:
Full conference & award programme & mini showcase exhibition ~ coffee/pastries on arrival ~ delegate stationery
mineral water/mints ~ 2 course restaurant lunch with glass of wine ~ gift bag
Founder & President of The Duncan Group Inc.
New-York based international speaker & Executive Assistant authority
Author of 'The Essence of Being an Assistant' ‘How to Succeed in Business as an Executive Assistant’ ‘The New Executive Assistant’ ‘An Expanding Universe, Understanding the Emerging Role of the New Executive Assistant’ ‘Indispensability’ ‘The Handbook of Assistants’ Best Practices’
Harvard Business Review articles published include ‘The Case for Executive Assistants’ & ‘What Executive Assistants Know about Managing Up’
Scottish TV Presenter
Sarah started her TV career in Scotland where she was anchor for 'Scotland Today', Scottish Television's main news programme for seven years, interviewing a wide range of people from politicians to pop stars. Sarah also fronted a series of special reports from Bangladesh.
Recently Sarah was live from Dubai for a weeks strand for 'Daybreak' and presented some live features on 'This Morning'. Always game for a bit of adventure, Sarah has been lucky enough to travel from Mauritius to Mallorca to present feature and competition strands for 'Daybreak' and 'LK Today'.
0900 - 1000
PA DELEGATE REGISTRATION
1000 - 1100
1010 - 1125
LINKEDIN FOR PA SUCCESS
PA Masterclass: Mark Willams aka
1125 - 1140
MY YEAR & MY PA JOURNEY
Speaker: Kelly McAulay
Executive Assistant William Grant & Sons Ltd Winner of 2015 Scottish PA Network's PA of The Year
1140 - 1210
MORNING COFFEE BREAK
1210 - 1220
BlueSky Experiences Team
1220 - 1300
CREATING THE ESSENTIAL PA "PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN"
PA Masterclass: James England - Founder and Managing Director BlueSky Experiences in partnership with Insights Learning & Development
1300 - 1400
PA Delegates & Exhibitors networking lunch in the riverside Mariner Restaurant 2 course lunch, glass of wine & coffee
1400 - 1420
HANDLING STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE
Professor Ewan Gillon: Clinical Director and owner at First Psychology Scotland Performance and Wellbeing Psychologist
1420 - 1520
Melba J Duncan: Founder & President of The Duncan Group Inc New York-based international speaker and executive assistant authority. Author of "The Essence of Being an Assistant"
1520 - 1545
SCOTTISH PA NETWORK'S PA OF THE YEAR 2016
in association with HAYS PA & SECRETERIAL Finalists and Winner Announced. Award Presentation
Managing Director - BlueSky Experiences in partnership with Insights Learning & Development
Speaker & Judge
Winner - 2015 Scottish PA Network "PA of The Year" Award Executive Assistant - William Grant & Sons Ltd