Events

If you wish to attend any of our events you can register online via the links below, or get in touch with our events team at events@policyexchange.org.uk.

Alternatively, our events are all filmed and can be watched online. Click the individual events below to see the videos.

Events


  • Friday, 10 July, 2020
    10:00 - 11:00

with Jens Spahn, German Federal Minister for Health in conversation with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, former Secretary of State for Health and former Foreign Secretary, chaired by Dean Godson, Director of Policy Exchange


  • Friday, 3 July, 2020
    13:30 - 14:30

with Rt Hon Liz Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, Hon Tony Abbott AC, 28th Prime Minister of Australia, Rt Hon Stephen J. Harper, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, Rt Hon Lord Mandelson, former First Secretary of State and former European Commissioner for Trade, Hon Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore. Chaired by Juliet Samuel, Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange and Telegraph Columnist


  • Friday, 19 June, 2020
    13:00 - 14:15

On the sixth annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Policy Exchange invites you to a panel discussion on “Past, Present and Future of Rape as a Weapon of War” with Rt Hon Lord Hague of Richmond former Foreign Secretary, Christina Lamb OBE Chief Foreign Correspondent, The Sunday Times, author of Our Bodies, Their Battlefield, Sir Antony Beevor Military Historian, Julie Marionneau Research Fellow, Policy Exchange Judicial Power Project, former Legal Adviser in the French Air Force, chaired by Chris Brannigan Senior Fellow, Policy Exchange, former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister


  • Thursday, 7 May, 2020
    10:00 - 11:30

Policy Exchange hosted Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, and former Governor of the Bank of England, in conversation with Hon Malcolm Turnbull, former Prime Minister of Australia, in a webinar chaired by Juliet Samuel, Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange and Telegraph columnist. Among other questions, they discussed how to achieve net zero and what the coronavirus crisis can teach us about dealing with climate change.


  • Tuesday, 14 April, 2020
    15:00 - 16:15

with: Lt Gen H R McMaster, former US National Security Advisor to President Trump; Rt Hon Lord Hague of Richmond, former Foreign Secretary; Hon Alexander Downer AC, former Foreign Minister of Australia and Policy Exchange Chairman of Trustees; Julianne Smith, Director Asia Programme, German Marshall Fund of the US former Deputy National Security Advisor to US Vice President Joe Biden; Lord Wood of Anfield former Foreign Policy Adviser to Gordon Brown; chaired by Dean Godson, Director, Policy Exchange


  • Wednesday, 1 April, 2020
    11:00 - 12:00

Policy Exchange’s first public webinar, our speakers included the main triumvirate who led the policy response to the 2008 economic crisis – Rt Hon Lord Darling of Roulanish, former Chancellor of the Exchequer; Lord King of Lothbury, former Governor of the Bank of England; Lord Macpherson of Earl’s Court, former Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury – as well as Dr Gerard Lyons, newly appointed Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange. The event was chaired by Juliet Samuel, Telegraph columnist and Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange.


  • Thursday, 12 March, 2020
    12:00 - 13:00

In this lecture, John Larkin QC will reflect on the state of the United Kingdom’s constitution by discussing an aspect of an important provision of the European Convention on Human Rights — the procedural obligations under the Article 2 provision on the right to life, and its implications for how policy on the legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles is to be made.

Venue:  

Address:
Policy Exchange, 6th Floor, 8 – 10 Great George St, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AE, United Kingdom


  • Tuesday, 25 February, 2020
    11:00 - 12:00

Policy Exchange invites you to a panel discussion with: Rt Hon Lord Tyrie, Dr Andrea Coscelli CBE, Professor William E. Kovacic, James Plunkett, chaired by Juliet Samuel

Venue:  

Address:
Policy Exchange, 6th Floor, 8 – 10 Great George St, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AE, United Kingdom


  • Wednesday, 5 February, 2020
    10:00 - 11:00

One of the great pleasures of being Secretary of State at DCMS is having an insight into the remarkable and unprecedented change that is taking place within our media sector. And there’s one recent example that spells this out plainly. When Netflix launched in 1997, Blockbuster was the heavyweight of video rentals, with almost 3,000 stores around the globe.


  • Thursday, 30 January, 2020
    18:00 - 19:30

We were delighted to welcome William Schneider Jr, former Chairman of the US Defense Science Board and a leading authority on strategic innovation and tech R&D, to speak at Policy Exchange on “Delivering National Scientific & Technological Advantage: The American Approach”.

Venue:  

Address:
Policy Exchange, 6th Floor, 8 – 10 Great George St, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AE, United Kingdom

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