Dingwall History Society and Dr Oliver O’Grady were jointly commissioned by The Highland Council on behalf of the THING Project to design, co-ordinate and deliver an outdoor dissemination event in the Cromartie Car Park on Wednesday 12 September 2012 and an indoor dissemination conference to be held on Thursday 13 September 2012.

Press releases were issued in advance of the planned events. These were taken up by local media and the events given favourable advance publicity.