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2019 PROGAMME

One day · Eight Tents · Over 50 Events

Saturday 31st August | Mudchute Park and Farm | South East London


Politics Tent

10:30 - 11:20

Out with the Old: what do people want from a new politics?

What makes a successful insurgent party? What has gone wrong with UK political parties? Are there lessons we can learn from abroad?

Hear from Radix and others.

11:40 - 12:30

Defending democracy: tackling intimidation & abuse in public life

How do we remove poison from our current political discourse?

Hear from The Jo Cox Foundation and others.

12:50 - 13:40

what is the radical centre & why does it matter?

Does radical centrism exist? If so, what is it? What impact has Change UK had on this space? What does this mean for our existing political parties?

Hear from Radix and others.

13:40 - 14:40

LUNCH

14:40 - 15:30

Listen to our future leaders!

What are the priorities of our younger generations? How do we get the political class to listen to them?

15:50 - 16:40

the death of democracy: what’s next?

Is Parliament truly representative anymore? Who actually makes the decision these days - Parliament or the tech giants and multinational companies? Has democracy lost the capacity to reinvigorate itself?

17:00 - 17: 50

KEYNOTE

Details coming soon…

Economy Tent

10:30 - 11:20

capitalism: is it working?

Is Capitalism working? How can we boost competition? Why do we need a free market economy?

Hear from The Institute of Economic Affairs and others.

11:40 - 12:30

How to repurpose capitalism for the planet

What does an economic system that rewards business models and investment that work for people and the planet, takes a long-term inter-generational view, and optimises for more than just shareholder value or GDP actually look like?

Hear from WWF and others.

12:50 - 13:40

A dreamer’s economy: can the uk economy be both prosperous and just?

Can we pursue economic growth without widening inequality?

Hear from The Institute for Public Policy Research and others.

13:40 - 14:40

Lunch

14:40 - 15:30

what is the future of work?

Hear from The Institute of Economic Affairs and others.

15:50 - 16:40

THE future of businesses

17:00 - 17:50

KEYNOTE

Details coming soon…

Society Tent

10:30 - 11:20

what is poverty & how do we fix it?

Details coming soon…

11:40 - 12:30

getting on the ladder: What do we do about britain’s housing crisis?

Details coming soon…

12:50 - 13:40

Violent Britain: How do we end knife crime?

Hear from Catch-22 and others.

13:40 - 14:40

lunch

14:40 - 15:30

Education for all: Making Britain's education system work

15:50 - 16:40

rebuilding lives: how do we help people back into society?

How do we reintegrate vulnerable people back into the workforce?

Hear from Tempus Novo, Forward Assist, Bridge of Hope and others.

17:00 - 17:50

KEYNOTE

Details coming soon…

Arts & Culture Tent

10:30 - 11:20

conservative islam & liberal britain

In the current climate, how do we talk about Islam in Britain? How do we pursue a more constructive dialogue about religion in the UK?

Hear from The Unfinished Revolution and others.

11:40 - 12:30

education and knowledge: what should schools teach

Hear from The Unfinished Revolution and others.

12:50 - 13:40

music & mental health

Hear from I AM WHOLE and others.

13:40 - 14:40

lunch

14:40 - 15:30

CREATIVE ATRS IN THE UK

Details coming soon…

15:50 - 16:40

more than just a bit of fluff: why is the uk’s creative economy so important?

How can we ensure that policy makers understand that our creative industries are “more than just a bit of fluff”?

17:00 - 17:50

active nation: getting our kids active

Physical inactivity is one of the biggest health problems globally. How can we get inactive kids moving? How can the UK become the most active nation in the world?

Hear from Sport England and others.

 

Global Tent

10:30 - 11:20

deciding britain’s place in the world

What do you think about British foreign policy? What should our priorities be?

Hear from The British Foreign Policy Group and others.

11:40 - 12:30

Prosperous planet: how do we get from poverty to prosperity?

Hear from Legatum Institute and others.

12:50 - 13:40

a borderless planet: International development or migration?

Hear from Legatum Institute and others.

13:40 - 14:40

lunch

14:40 - 15:30

trading places: britain’s trade partnerships with emerging economies post-brexit

Hear from Coalition for Global Prosperity and others.

15:50 - 16:40

is sport our greatest diplomatic tool?

Led by The British Foreign Policy Group

17:00 - 17:50

keynote

Details coming soon…

Innovation Tent

10:30 - 11:20

competition in digital markets

In the age of big platforms, how do we ensure that competition can still thrive?

Hear from Coadec and others.

11:40 - 12:30

start up pitch session

Led by Coadec

12:50 - 13:40

gig economy: what does the future of work look like?

Hear from Coadec and others.

13:40 - 14:40

lunch

14:40 - 15:30

is the internet a wild west?

How do we govern online content? What can be done to protect at-risk groups online?

Hear from Coadec and others.

15:50 - 16:40

start-up manifesto 2020

How do we address new policy challenges when it comes to access to talent, skills, and finance? How do we create a manifesto for UK tech start-ups?

17:00 - 17:50

KEYNOTE

Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

 

Communities Tent

10:30 - 11:20

is there such thing as community in the uk?

Hear from The Local Trust and others.

11:40 - 12:30

how do we bring britain back together?

What are the more radical forms of devolution? How do we strengthen local authority leadership?

Hear from The Local Trust and others.

12:50 - 13:40

inequality: from local to global

Hear from Oxfam and others.

13:40 - 14:40

lunch

14:40 - 15:30

Beautiful Britain: How do we make quality urban planning a reality?

Details coming soon…

15:50 - 16:40

community Solutions Workshop

Details coming soon…

17:00 - 17:50

keynote

Details coming soon…

Environment & Health Tent

10:30 - 11:20

from zero to hero: attainable target or headed for failure?

What sources of GHG emissions will be the most difficult to decarbonise? Can Net-Zero realistically be reached by the UK by 2050?

Hear from Bright Blue and others.

11:40 - 12:30

no more hot air: from pollution to solution

Should local authorities be responsible for meeting legal air pollution limits? Which sectors have the largest roles to play in tackling illegal levels of air pollution?

Hear from Bright Blue and others.

12:50 - 13:40

Would a green new deal unify or further divide Brexit Britain?

Improving health, access to nature, homes, public transport and supporting business and workers transition to a zero carbon, circular economy should be a popular but a big green stimulus and policy package to deliver on climate and reverse declines in nature has already become a political football in the US. Is that inevitable in the UK?

Hear from WWF and others.

13:40 - 14:40

lunch

14:40 - 15:30

details coming soon…

15:50 - 16:40

tackling health inequalities for uk prosperity

Hear from The Northern Health Science Alliance and others.

17:00 - 17:50

nhs 2050: the future of healthcare & our ageing society

Led by The Northern Health Science Alliance