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Conference Dinner

SR Offshore Wind Conference
Burns Supper 2020

​Kindly sponsored by

Crown Estate Scotland

**To be added to the reserve list for the Offshore Wind Conference Dinner, please contact Rachel Dickie, Events & Membership Officer on rdickie@scottishrenewables.com**

 

The Offshore Wind Conference Dinner will take place on Tuesday 28 January 2020 at The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow city centre. Guests will be treated to a special Burns Supper-themed evening of dining, entertainment and networking, and the event will welcome over 200 renewable energy professionals for a relaxed evening of traditional food and entertainment. 
 

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Format

18:30 Drinks Reception
19:15 Welcome speech
Colin Palmer, Director of Marine, Crown Estate Scotland
19:25 Selkirk Grace
Guy Madgwick, Chief Executive Officer, Red Rock Power Limited
19:30 Address to the Haggis
David Pratt, Head of Planning & Strategy, Marine Scotland
19:45 Dinner is served
21:30 Toast to the Lassies
Colin Maciver, Offshore Wind Development Manager, Crown Estate Scotland
21:35 Reply to the Toast to the Lassies
Nancy McLean, Offshore Development Manager, EDF Renewables
21:40 Vote of Thanks
Claire Mack, Chief Executive, Scottish Renewables
21:45 Networking
22:30 Event close

Piper: Jenny Hazzard, Environmental Planning Director, ITPEnergised


What is a Burns Supper?

Held throughout the world on Burns Night (or on an evening close to it), a traditional Burns Supper is an evening event that celebrates the life and work of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet. Everyone attending a Burns Supper can enjoy a hearty feast, which traditionally includes haggis, potatoes and turnips, rounded off with drams of whisky, as well as Burns poems and songs and the music of a piper. You can read more about Burns Suppers here


Dinner ticket costs 

£110 + VAT (SR Member) | £135 + VAT (Non-member). Tickets include access to a sparkling drinks reception on arrival, three course meal with wine, tea/coffee and fudge. Please use the buttons at the top right hand corner to book your place. 

 

Dress-code

Business wear - tartan optional!

 

Menu

Starter
Lothian haggis, neeps and tatties, MacAllan whisky sauce café au lait, haggis bon bon

Main
Roast breast of chicken, champit mash with smoked bacon, roasted carrots, fine beans, cracked peppercorn sauce

Dessert
Warm chocolate fondant, Arran dairies traditional ice cream, shortbread, salted caramel

Tea and coffee served with Scottish tablet
 

Scottish Renewables is committed to sourcing sustainable food from our caterers wherever possible. We would encourage guests to join us in reducing their carbon footprint and in supporting local business by considering requesting the vegetarian or vegan option. If you would like to order the vegetarian or vegan main course, or have any dietary requirements please contact Rachel at RDickie@scottishrenewables.com by Wednesday 23 January.

 

Venue

Grand Ballroom, The Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3SF 
Click here for travel information.

 

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