Register for the Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament 2023

We are blown away that we are now fully subscribed for the Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament. We do have a waiting list so please fill this in and we will be in touch if a space emerges!

To join the waiting list, please complete the registration form below. If you encounter any issues while filling out the form, feel free to reach out to us at or give us a call at +44 7730596842.

Let’s shape the future of rural and island Scotland together!

Do you work, study, or volunteer in any of the following sectors? (Tick all that apply)(required)

Your age(required)

What best describes your gender?(required)

Can you converse in any of the following languages? (Tick all that apply)(required)

Have you been to a Rural and Islands Parliament before?(required)

If yes, which Rural Parliament(s) have you attended? (Tick all that apply)

Can you attend the 2023 Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament in person or online?(required)

This is a 3 day event from Wednesday the 1st of November to Friday the 3rd of November 2023. Whilst we appreciate people have other responsibilities, we would encourage you to attend as much of this as possible. Can you attend for all 3 days?(required)

Scottish rural and island youth parliament logo
We are holding a Rural and Islands Youth Parliament, a dedicated event for rural and island young people. This will be a parallel event to the main proceedings on Wednesday 1st November from 2pm to 6.30pm. Are you aged between 16 – 30 and interested in attending?(required)

We have two sets of thematic sessions planned for Day 1 (Wednesday, November 1st). These sessions vary in format; some are hybrid, some are in-person only, and a few will be repeated online after November 3rd, depending on interest. If you are participating as an online delegate, please choose sessions that are either hybrid or will be repeated online later.

Set 1: Session Themes starting at 2pm (Please select up to two preferred options)(required)

Set 2: Session Themes starting at 4pm (Please select up to two preferred options)(required)

We have a range of study visits for in-person delegates on Day 2 (Thursday, 2nd November). What thematics are you most interested in? Please choose 3 only. If you are an online delegate, please click 'I am an online delegate!'(required)

On the morning of Day 3 (Friday, November 3rd), all delegates, whether participating online or in-person, will have the opportunity to engage in the concluding hybrid session. This session will feature a panel discussion followed by a collaborative workshop on how Scotland should formulate a Rural Delivery Plan. Please indicate your intention to participate in this session:(required)

Following November 3rd (dates to be confirmed), we will be hosting the following fully online sessions as part of the Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament programme. Please indicate your interest in participating. (Tick all that apply)

The Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament is a free event but we understand that some delegates may face barriers to attending with travel and accommodation considerations. We have some bursaries available on an application basis. Would you like to learn more and be considered?(required)

Would you or your organisation be interested in supporting a young person to attend via financial support towards their travel and/or accommodation?(required)

View our lists of suggested accommodation providers, and food options!

How did you hear about this event? (required)

How do you plan to travel to the Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament?(required)

View our list of travel options.

If you are travelling by car, we can set up a WhatsApp group for car sharing but it will be your responsibility to arrange lifts. Are you interested in this?

A large part of the Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament is networking and making new connections. When you sign up to attend, your name, organisation (if applicable) and e-mail address will appear on our delegate list which allows us to facilitate this.

I’m happy for my email address to be shown.(required)

Due to limited space, we kindly request that you inform us in advance if you are unable to attend or whether you wish to switch to become an online participant. This will allow us to offer your spot to individuals on the waiting list.

I agree with the cancellation policy.(required)

We will be taking photographs throughout the event for our social media channels and for future publications.

I am happy for my photograph to be taken.(required)


Scottish Rural and Island Parliament 3-4 November 2023
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