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Monday, 28 June, 2021
13:00 - 14:00
Keynote speech with Andy Haldane, Departing Chief Economist, Bank of England, Chaired by David Goodhart, Policy Exchange
Tuesday, 15 June, 2021
12:30 - 13:15
Keynote address by Chloe Smith MP, Minister of State for the Constitution and Devolution
Wednesday, 9 June, 2021
12:45 - 13:30
This ‘In Conversation’ event explored the role insights from behavioural science might play in future hospital design, bringing together two experts on the healthcare environment, Professor David Halpern and Dame Laura Lee. With just under two weeks before the deadline for first-round entries to this year’s Wolfson Economics Prize this discussion explored how future hospital design can promote positive behaviours.
Thursday, 27 May, 2021
10:00 - 10:45
A live keynote speech by the Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP discussing transport reforms, levelling up and embracing innovation to deliver faster and greener
Thursday, 20 May, 2021
17:00 - 18:00
The Wolfson Economics Prize 2021 invites radical thinking on hospital design, welcoming entries from anyone, anywhere in the world, no matter how large or small the intervention, but what do practitioners who work in our hospitals every day want from their places of work? What problems currently exist and how might they be resolved? What would staff look to improve if they were in charge of the government’s New Hospital Programme?
Monday, 7 June, 2021
18:00 - 19:00
Policy Exchange launched Adrian Wooldridge’s latest book ‘The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World’. The panel discussed Wooldridge’s analysis of meritocracy: the idea that people should be advanced according to their talents rather than their status at birth. Speaking alongside the author were panellists Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Dame Patricia Hodgson, Professor Daniel Markovits and Professor Steven Pinker.
Wednesday, 12 May, 2021
11:00 - 12:15
What does “Global Britain” mean and what should it signify in a healthcare context? A panel of experts – including Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Dr Tsitsi Chawatama, Joe Cerrell, and Chaired by Katy Balls – debated this question and considered: the upcoming G7 Summit, the future of the World Health Organisation and future healthcare alliances.
Thursday, 6 May, 2021
16:15 - 17:00
Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India, delivered a keynote address “India and the United Kingdom in a Post-Covid World” at Policy Exchange. With a Vote of Thanks by Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP, UK Foreign Secretary
Monday, 10 May, 2021
15:00 - 16:00
In post only since March this year, Dr Aschbacher has taken charge of the European Space Agency (ESA) at a critical time, particularly with negotiations over the agency’s next multi-annual budget set to begin next year. In this address at Policy Exchange – his first as ESA Director General to a UK audience – Dr Aschbacher outlined his vision for the ESA and discussed how the agency can best serve UK’s interests.
Wednesday, 28 April, 2021
13:00 - 14:15
In the first public event since publication of the report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, Dr Tony Sewell CBE, Commission chair, explained the thinking and evidence behind the report and discussed its main recommendations. The report, published at the end of March, caused controversy both by stressing ethnic minority success and challenging the conventional wisdom about ethnic group differences being mainly shaped by majority racism.