Events

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Events

Events

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17 September 2015 | The Annual Education Lecture with E. D. Hirsch

  • We are delighted to announce that the second Policy Exchange Annual Lecture on Education will be given by the American academic and author E. D. Hirsch. Hirsch's work has been influential across the world, not least in the UK, where he is cited as one of the major influencers on the Conservative party’s recent approach to education in particular. He has been named as one of the inspirations behind the curriculum changes made in the last Parliament and is frequently referenced in speeches by politicians from all parties.

  • 07 July 2015 | Natural Capital: Moving From Concept To Implementation

  • We have now moved to a point where the key question for natural capital is not ‘if’ but ‘how’ to implement it into policymaking. This event will examine how natural capital be should quantified; how it can be built into government & business decision-making; how it will influence wider policy; and how investments in natural capital can be paid for.

  • 29 June 2015 | The Future of Digital Government: What's worked? What's not? What's next?

  • With a new government in place, this major public event provides an important opportunity to explore the priorities for digital government for the next five years with a panel of experts, including a keynote speech from Mike Bracken, head of the Government Digital Service.

  • 15 June 2015 | Jim Murphy delivers his valedictory address at Policy Exchange

  • Jim Murphy, outgoing leader of Scottish Labour, delivers his valedictory remarks at Policy Exchange.

  • 11 June 2015 | Nick Gibb MP - Knowledge is Power: The Social Justice Case for an Academic Curriculum

  • Policy Exchange are delighted to host Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for Schools, who will deliver a speech on the importance of academic subjects to delivering a fairer, more socially mobile society. The speech will set out the Government’s plans to build on previous reforms in the last Parliament, including the Conservative Manifesto commitment requiring all secondary school pupils to take GCSEs in EBacc subjects.

  • 20 May 2015 | Steve Hilton discusses his new book More Human in conversation with Charles Moore

  • Policy Exchange is delighted to host Steve Hilton, Visiting Professor at Stanford University and former senior adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, for a discussion of his new book More Human: Designing a World Where People Come First.

  • 28 April 2015 | Zulu, presented by Lord Ashcroft

  • For the second screening from Policy Exchange and the Crossbench Film Society, Lord Ashcroft will present Zulu (1964), Cy Endfield’s famous depiction of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift.

  • 26 March 2015 | Alan Milburn: Education’s role in promoting social mobility – a focus for the next five years and beyond

  • Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, will deliver a keynote speech on the topic of education and social mobility. The speech will examine what actions the next government will need to take to ensure that education, especially technical and vocational education, can play in maximising opportunities for social mobility.

  • 24 March 2015 | Energy Debate: The Return of the State, with Rt Hon Edward Davey MP, Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP and Professor Dieter Helm

  • Policy Exchange is hosting a half-day conference looking into the increasing role of the government in the UK's energy market, with keynote speeches from Rt Hon Edward Davey MP, Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, and Professor Dieter Helm.

  • 23 March 2015 | The Future of Housing Associations: What Next for Affordable Housing?

  • This event is a follow up to our Freeing Housing Associations report and will consider the following questions what the future is for affordable housing. It will ask if we actually need social housing grant to deliver the affordable housing we need, if it is realistic or fair to expect housing associations to do more and look at the implications of welfare reform for building affordable homes.