Global Event Summit announced its 2016 debate topics

The Uber Economy and examining the psychology of events head the list of debate topics for the first ever International Special Events Society (ISES) Global Event Summit, which takes place in Edinburgh in April 2016.

ISES has four separate debate sessions planned over the three-day summit. The full list of topics announced is:

The Uber Economy
Economics and labour challenges in a freelance world

The Science of Events
Human experiences, human behaviour and the psychology of events

The Cultural Revolution
Harnessing the power of a global society both locally and internationally

The Risk Factor
Delivering confidence in a security conscious environment

ISES president Jodi Collen CSEP, said: “These topics reflect some of the key issues facing our industry today and we are bringing together some of the best minds from the events industry to debate them and share the outcomes with our colleagues from around the world.”

Beginning with a hosted buyer trip to IMEX Frankfurt, the debates will also include sessions delivered by several of Scotland’s live event professionals.

Delegates due to attend the summit include senior corporate and agency event heads from organisations including NASDAQ, Edwards Life Sciences, TBA Global, Shaw Communications, SH Worldwide, Aerospace Industries Association, Giants Enterprises and George P Johnson.

The Global Event Summit is a partnership between ISES, VisitScotland Business Events and the IMEX Group and is supported by Cvent and Events are GREAT Britain.

Further information on the ISES Global Summit: partnerships@ises.com.

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