The Scottish NA Leadership Conference
October 19 - 21st, 2018
TRANSFERRING OUR SCOTTISH HERITAGE TO
THE NEXT GENERATION THROUGH
MUSIC, ARTS & CULTURE
Detroit St Andrew's Society
The Kilgour Centre, Troy, Michigan
Join us as we undertake discussion and exchange around the important topic of ensuring the legacy of our Scottish heritage to the next generation - add your voice to the conversation.
The Scottish North American Leadership Conference meets annually and, for 2018, the conference is hosted by the Detroit St Andrew's Society at their home,
Kilgour Centre in Troy, Michigan.
Using panels and presentations by experts in the genre, SNALC will listen for the blended voices of our speakers, our attendees, and our younger guests.
There will also be performances by musicians and artists representing traditional and modern Scottish performing arts.
eadership Conference Reception and Banquet, with whisky tasting.
Entertainment by Michigan's premier youth fiddle performers,
The Chelsea House Orchestra.
Banquet address delivered by
Kirstin Bridier, National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA.
A full day of programming with panel discussions and forums for the exchange of ideas.
Special Conference Guest Speaker
Joni Smith, Scottish Affairs Counsellor to North America
For greater audience involvement, the program will include webinars for remote observation and participation in the Conference.
Mix and Mingle - informal evening at the Kilgour Centre
Opportunity to discuss and summarize reflections on the theme, a time to draw lessons on how Scottish North American leaders can utilize the arts to promote a broad multi-generational interest in Scottish Heritage and Cultural Tourism.
REGISTRATION WILL OPE
A complete list of panelists and guest speakers will be available shortly on the SNALC website.
"The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit looks forward to welcoming back The Scottish North American Leadership Conference to Detroit and to welcoming Joni Smith, Scottish Affairs Counsellor to North America, Scotland's Official Representative, to North America's industrial heartland where our ancestral Scots powered America's Industrial Revolution." Lt. Governor John Cherry, Chairman SNALC 2018, St Andrew's Society of Detroit.
We look forward to having you join us in Michigan in 2018.
If you have questions, please contact us at
The conference is presented by the founding partners,
The Chicago Scots and
The American-Scottish Foundation in association with the hosting partner,
St. Andrew's Society of Detroit and additional co-sponsors,
Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA) and Ontario-based
Scottish Studies Foundation.
The hosts encourage all members of the Scottish-North American community to attend and participate in this conference and to take full advantage of the opportunity to meet with North American Scots and visitors from Scotland.
Attendees will have the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas with key figures from Scotland, America and Canada on topics affecting and involving the Scottish-North American community both here and in Scotland.
2018 marks the 15th Annual Scottish North American Leadership Conference which has now come together in Chicago, Detroit, Edinburgh, New York and Guelph.