Scotland 2030: Death and Dying

Join writer, broadcaster and ex-bishop Richard Holloway to discuss how Scotland deals with death, and how it should change in the future.

About this Event

Chaired by the Presiding Officer and chair of Scotland’s Futures Forum, Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, this event will consider our approach to death and dying in Scotland, now and in the future, and how our cultural relationship with death could and should change by 2030.

With a keynote presentation from writer, broadcaster and ex-bishop Richard Holloway, this event will tackle a taboo subject that ultimately affects us all.

Draft programme

17:30 Registration opens

18:00 Welcome and introduction: Ken Macintosh MSP

18:05 Presentation: Richard Holloway – death now and in the future

18:30 Discussion: Death and Dying in Future Scotland

19:30 Informal discussion over light refreshments

20:00 Event finishes