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Scottish Gathering of Enterprise Architect Users

Livingston, Scotland

Tuesday 23rd October 2018 (10am - 4pm)

Mercure Livingston, Almondview, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6QB

Only £50 + VAT - includes lunch and refreshments
Limited numbers - complete a Delegate Registration form to confirm your place

All registrations must be received by Friday 12th October 2018

New for 2018
Education Day on Monday 22nd October 2018

Choose a morning and afternoon training session from our Business and Technical Tracks

Only £300 + VAT – includes lunch, refreshments
and free entry to Scottish Gathering of EA Users


Join us at our Scottish Gathering of Enterprise Architect users. This is a great chance to attend a friendly and relaxed get together of like-minded IT professionals currently using Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect. It’s an excellent opportunity to share real-world experiences, knowledge, ideas and innovations.

Delegate numbers are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment. Complete a Delegate Registration form and email to hippo@hippo-software.co.uk before Friday 12th October 2018



Delegate Registration Form

We have chosen to host this event in Livingston because it is a central location with good transport links. The hotel is within walking distance of Livingston bus station and only 10 minutes by taxi from Livingston South or Livingston North railway stations. Edinburgh airport is only 20 minutes by taxi. The hotel is 2 miles from Junction 3 on the M8 and provides free parking and free WiFi. We have organised refreshments and delegates will be provided with lunch, mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks as well as fresh tea and coffee all day.

If you are travelling a longer distance and would like to stay over before or after the event, hotel rooms are available at the Mercure Livingston itself. Please book in advance, directly with the hotel, phone 08448 159102 option 3 and quote HIPP231018 to access a room rate of £80.


Venue and Travel Details

2018 Programme

  9.30am – 10.00am Registration, tea and coffee
  10.00am – 10.10am

Welcome and introductions

  10.10am – 11.00am Sparx Systems presentation: Enterprise Architect Version 14 (Live video link from Australia)
Tom O'Reilly, Chief Operations Officer, Sparx Systems
Q&A session
  11.00am – 11.10am Morning break for refreshments
  11.10am – 11.50am User presentation: Enterprise Architect and Reverse Engineering Databases
Andrew Macfarlane, Senior IT Developer (Data), Edinburgh Napier University
Q&A session
  11.50am – 12.30pm User presentation: Enterprise Architect SysML Package for Spacecraft Design
Douglas McNeil, Spacecraft Systems Engineer, Craft Prospect
Q&A session
  12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
  1.30pm – 2.10pm User presentation: Improving Quality of Models within Sparx Repository
Paul Fisher, Business Architect, Office for National Statistics
Q&A session
  2.10pm – 3.00pm

Interactive Discussion Groups:
Documentation, Reporting and Stakeholder Engagement facilitated by
Ian Mitchell, Ability Engineering
Project Lifecycle, As-Is, To-Be and Time Aware Models facilitated by Gareth Tuckwell, Hippo Software
Data Governance, GDPR, Logical and Physical Models facilitated by
Gordon Hunter, Hippo Software

  3.00pm – 3.15pm Afternoon break for refreshments
  3.15pm – 3.30pm Feedback of highlights from discussion groups
  3.30pm – 4.00pm Enterprise Agony Aunt facilitated by Gillian Adens, Hippo Software
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