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Scottish Gathering of Enterprise Architect Users

Livingston, Scotland

Wednesday 8th June 2016 9.30am - 4pm

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

Only £40 (includes lunch and refreshments)
Limited numbers - complete
Delegate Registration by 20th May to confirm your place!


Join us for the first ever 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.

Below is the planned format for the day:

  9.30am 9.50am Registration, tea and coffee      
  9.50am 10am

Welcome and introductions

  10am – 10.45am User presentation: Journey to a More Collaborative Future?
Darren Campbell, Senior Solution Designer, ACCA
Q&A session
  10.45am – 11am Morning break for refreshments      
  11am – 11.45am User presentation: Transforming Scottish Local Government Services
Gordon Hunter, Digital Business Architect, Fife Council and
Lee Brown, Business Analyst, Improvement Service
Q&A session
  11.45am – 12.30pm Interactive ‘Grumbles’ Session facilitated by Hippo Software      
  12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch      
  1.30pm – 2.15pm User presentation: Effective Collaboration with Use Cases and BPMN
Ian Freeman, Business Systems Architect, Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution
Q&A session
  2.15pm – 3pm Presentation: An Overview of Features Planned for the Next Version of Enterprise Architect
Tom O'Reilly, Chief Operations Officer, Sparx Systems
Q&A session
  3pm – 3.15pm Afternoon break for refreshments      
  3.15pm – 4pm Interactive ‘Highlights’ Session facilitated by Hippo Software      
As this is the first event of this type in Scotland, delegate numbers are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment. Reserve your place for only £40 per delegate (refreshments and lunch are included in this price). Please complete the Delegate Registration Form and email to hippo@hippo-software.co.uk before Friday 20th May 2016.     
Delegate Registration Form


Presentations may incorporate some of the following topics:

Experience of setting up Enterprise Architect, supporting and encouraging new users

Integrating Enterprise Architect with existing tools, company lifecycle and standards

Importing data and creating reusable catalogues and reference models

Benefits and advantages of using industry standard modelling techniques such as UML, SysML, BPMN and ArchiMate

Collaborative working, sharing knowledge and generating documentation

Influencing management decision-making

Issues and challenges faced and how they were addressed and overcome

Hints, tips and techniques that may inspire and help other organisations


We have chosen to host this event in Livingston because it is a central location with good transport links. The hotel is only 5 or 10 minutes by taxi from Livingston bus station, Livingston South railway station and Livingston North railway station. The hotel is 2 miles from Junction 3 on the M8 and provides free parking and free WiFi. We have organised refreshments with the hotel and delegates will be provided with lunch, mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks as well as fresh tea and coffee all day.     
Venue and Travel Details

+44 (0)1506 202164

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