The 'Working together to safeguard and protect children and young people in sport' conference was held on 29 October, 2013 at Celtic Park. It was a partnership event of WithScotland and Children 1st. IRISS.FM attended and spoke to Shona Robison, Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport; Beth Smith, Director of WithScotland; Campbell Bell, Service Manager with Safeguarding in Sport; and Deborah Fry, lecturer in child protection at University of Edinburgh.
On 25th October 2012, WithScotland (formerly SCCPN and MARS) held its first national conference under its new name on the subject of 'Protecting people through partnerships'. IRISS.FM spoke to a number of the speakers, including Tom Wood, Chair of East and Mid-Lothian Adult and Child Protection Committees and Chair of the event; Beth Smith, Director at WithScotland; Joy Barlow, Strategic Advisor at STRADA; and Brigid Daniel, Head of Social Work at the University of Stirling.