The Sky’s No Longer the Limit
23 April 2019, Informatics Forum, Edinburgh
An Investing Women Event in Association with Informatics Ventures EIE Invest 2019
The Investing Women AccelerateHER 2019 Annual Conference took place on 23rd April. Delegates heard from global trailblazers on creating a culture of innovation and self-confidence; building a world class team; encouraging more women in tech and getting investment-ready. We also saw the 2019 AccelerateHER Award Finalists ahead of the live finals in May– you saw them here first!
Brunch | Exhibition
Welcome to Informatics Forum: Dr Steve Ewing, Director of Operations, Informatics Ventures
Welcome to AccelerateHER: Host, Nicky Marr introducing Investing Women CEO, Jackie Waring and Kirsty Ramsay, Vice President Consulting Services, CGI UK
Global Headliner: Jaime Nieto, Director of People for Richard Branson’s The Spaceship Company, the first aerospace-system manufacturer building and testing a fleet of carrier vehicles and spaceships that will form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system.
Nicky Marr, in conversation with athlete, broadcaster and ambassador, Mark Beaumont. World record holder for cycling round the world, Mark also inspires and helps businesses to perform.
Jaime Nieto and Mark Beaumont are joined by Shelley Kerr, Manager, Scotland Women’s National Football Team. Panel and audience discussion on striving to be the best in the world and building the team to do it.
Coffee and Sweet Treats | Exhibition
Nicky Marr, in conversation with Ana Stewart – Scotland’s only female founder to float a fintech company.
Ana Stewart is joined by Kirsty Ramsay, Vice President Consulting Services, CGI UK, Juliet Rogan, Head of High Growth & Entrepreneurs, Barclays and Michelle Lownie, Director, Eden Scott.Panel and audience discussion on why we need and how we get, more women in tech.
Global Headliner: Bob Hair, Wealth Planning Director & Head of Edinburgh Office, Cazenove Capital
Investor Question Time: Bob Hair is joined by Ritchie Whyte, Partner, Aberdein Considine and Angela Scott, COO and Founder, TC Biopharm a multi-billion biotech firm backed by Investing Women Angels. Get investment-ready advice from the best.
Ministerial Closing Address, Kate Forbes MSP – Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy
Drinks | Exhibition
All photos: © Sandy young Photography 07970 268944
AccelerateHER Conference 2019: The Sky’s No Longer the Limit in Edinburgh
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