Brussels Assoc Team

Rory, Fiona, Patrick, and Sian look forward to welcoming you to our Association Reception at Scotland House

VisitScotland Business Events is your partner for conferences, conventions, and meetings in Scotland. We connect you with Scottish professionals to curate experiential events, collaborate with industry professionals and elevate your expertise, and create a lasting legacy with your event. Join us for an unforgettable evening at Scotland House, Brussels and make new connections with industry peers, hear from the VisitScotland's associations team, and our esteemed keynote speaker whilst experiencing the comfort of traditional Scottish hospitality.

Book your ticket here

Keynote address by Dr Poonam Malik

Dr Poonam Malik

Dr Poonam Malik at Unlocking Ambition impact masterclass at Dovecot Studios © Fraser Motion

We are delighted to be joined by Dr Poonam Malik, MBA, FRSE, FRSB, a driving force within her respective fields and an inspirational speaker that we can all learn from. With over 25 years of expertise in technology businesses, life sciences, biotech, health, digital and medical sciences research, and innovation, Dr Malik is passionate about entrepreneurship.

Her invaluable insights on these key industries will provide new knowledge and offer a fresh perspective on conversations surrounding meetings, dialogues and staying connected in this ever-changing landscape. Don't miss the opportunity to gain valuable sector knowledge and hear from this global leader.

Find out more about Dr Malik's impact in our Journey to Change article here.

Date and location

  • 8 November 2023, Scotland House, Rdpt Robert Schuman 6, 1040 Brussels

Event times:

  • 17:30 - 18:30: Arrival
  • 18:30: Welcome from VisitScotland
  • 18:40: Keynote address from Dr Malik
  • 19:00: Reception and networking
  • 20:30: Event close

What you can expect:

  • Hear from Dr Poonam Malik and her intimate understanding and first-hand experience of the ability of associations to create international dialogue, cooperation and understanding, and will reflect on why now, more than ever, it is vital to our sciences, and all industries, that we continue to meet, innovate, talk and stay connected.
  • Sample the finest Scottish produce from our world famous larder. We are pleased to offer a selection of canapes featuring fresh Scottish ingredients, sample unique artisan gins and, of course, a wee dram of single malt.
  • Connect with esteemed industry professionals from Brussels and meet with the VisitScotland Business Events team to discuss future opportunities, current challenges, and find solutions through networking with peers.

Book your ticket

Book your ticket here to attend our VisitScotland Brussels Association Reception.

The deadline for registration is 6 November 2023.

Important information:

  • For security purposes registration is essential.
  • Places are limited and first come first served, book now to secure your place.
  • If you have any dietary requirements, or need any additional support to attend the event, please let VisitScotland know now.
  • This event is taking place at Scotland House, the office of Scotland Europa. The office is located on the 8th floor and there is lift access. You will be greeted on the ground floor and escorted to the reception by our staff.

If you would like more information or have any queries regarding this talk, please contact Fiona MacKinnon.