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Prospect will once again be putting on a series of discussions and debates at the party conferences to give delegates and parliamentarians the opportunity to debate some of the key issues affecting the UK.

If you would like to register your interest to attend our events or to find out more about our thought leadership programmes, please contact Saskia Abdoh.

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Tom Clark in conversation with Vince Cable MP

Date: Monday 17th September, 7.45pm

Venue: Clarence Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole (secure zone)

 


 


The Parliamentary Staffer Welcome Reception                  

Date: Sunday 23rd September, 6-10pm

Venue: Revolution, Albert Docks

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Stephen Kinnock MP, Exiting the European Union Committee; Chris Hulatt, Octopus

 


Beyond the bank: how can we advance access to talent and capital for Britain’s SMEs? 

Date: Sunday 23rd September, 7.30pm (Invite only)

Speakers: Peter Dowd MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury; Jonathan Reynolds MP, Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury; Stephen Timms MP, Exiting the EU Committee; David de Koning, Director of Group Communication, Funding Circle

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


Banking on Change: how can we better address the banking needs of the financially excluded?

Date: Monday 24th September, 12.45 (Invite only)

Chair: Andy Davis, Associate Finance Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Yvonne Fovargue MP, Shadow Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government; Seema Malhotra, Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union; Rushanara Ali MP, Member, Treasury Select Committee; Anne Pieckielon, Director of Product and Strategy, CASS; Chris Pond, Vice Chair, Financial Inclusion Commission

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


How can we support our higher education sector post-Brexit? 

Date: Monday 24th September, 12.45

Venue: Kings Suite, Pullman Hotel (secure zone)

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Paul Blomfield MP, Shadow Minister for Exiting the European Union; Helen Brand, CEO, ACCA; Professor Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Sussex; Tom McEwan, Higher Education Commission, Policy Connect

 


Delivering an inclusive economy— consumer markets for the many not the few  

Date: Monday 24th September, 3.45pm (Invite only)

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email oliver.ward@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


How can we preserve our trading relationship with the EU post-Brexit?

Date: Monday 24th September, 3pm

Venue: Hall 4B, ACC Liverpool (secure zone)

Chair: Tom Clark, Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Anneliese Dodds MP, Shadow Treasury Minister; Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade; Tim Reardon, Head of EU Exit, Port of Dover; Adam Marshall, Director-General, British Chambers of Commerce

 


How could a smarter approach to infrastructure and mobility improve regional growth?

Date: Monday 24th September, 7.30pm (invite only)

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email oliver.ward@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 

 


Digital dilemmas: making the internet work well for everyone

Date: Tuesday 25th September, 12.45pm (invite only)

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email oliver.ward@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


The Financial Inclusion Reception 

Date: Tuesday 25th September, 5.45pm

Venue: Revolution, Albert Docks

Chair: Steve Bloomfield, Deputy Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Peter Dowd MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury; Sherard Cowper-Coles, Chairman, Financial Inclusion Commission; Jessica Lennard, Head of UK Regulatory and Public Affairs, Visa Europe

 



Addressing the construction skills gap now and post-Brexit? 

Date: Sunday 30th September, 3.45pm

Venue: Sonata Suite, Hyatt Regency Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Lord Porter, Chair, Local Government Association; Lord Adonis. Chair, National Infrastructure Commission 2015-2017; Brian Berry, Chief Executive, Federation of Master Builders; Helen Gordon, CEO, Grainger

 

 


Rise of tech giants and data capitalism: the new you on Blockchains?

Date: Sunday 30th September, 3.45pm

Venue: Hall 8b, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Jon Bernstein, Associate Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Lee Rowley MP, Public Accounts Committee and Co-Chair, Cross-Party Parliamentary Commission on Technology Ethics; Birgitte Anderson, CEO, Big Innovation Centre; Lord David Willetts, Executive Chair, Resolution Foundation and former Minister for Universities and Science (2010-2014); Chris Francis, Director- Government Relations, SAP; Vikram Singla, Strategy and Marketing Director – Technology for the CFO/COO’s offices, Oracle;

 


Beyond the bank: how can we advance access to talent and capital for Britain’s SMEs?

Date: Monday 1st October, 7.30pm (invite only)

Speakers: Lee Rowley MP, Member, Public Accounts Committee; David de Koning, Director of Group Communication, Funding Circle

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


Brexeconomics, opportunity or threat?

Date: Monday, 1st October, 9.00am

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Vicky Pryce, Economist; Paul Ormerod, Volterra Partners

 


Health tech and patient empowerment: how can data save lives?

Date: Monday 1st October, 12.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Steve Bloomfield, Deputy Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Chris Green MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research; Mohammad al-Ubaydli, CEO, Patients Know Best; Chris Holmes, Professor of Biostatistics, University of Oxford; Simon Gillespie, CEO, British Heart Foundation (BHF); Lara Carmona, Associate Director of Policy and Public Affairs

This event is part of Prospect’s ongoing work on health data and innovation. To find out more or to register your interest in this event please get in touch with saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk


How can we support our higher education sector post-Brexit?

Date: Monday 1st October, 12.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education (invited); Claire Bennison, Head of UK, ACCA; Professor Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Sussex; Shakira Martin, President, NUS; Dominic Trendall, Policy Manager, Policy Connect

 


Banking on Change: how would inclusive banking services work in practice?

Date: Monday 1st October, 12.45pm (invite only)

Chair: Andy Davis, Associate Finance Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Kevin Hollinrake MP, Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee; Anne Pickielon, Director of Product and Strategy, CASS; Chris Pond, Vice Chair, Financial Inclusion Commission

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


Beyond tariffs: where are our opportunities to boost trade post-Brexit?

Date: Monday 1st October, 4pm

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Tom Clark, Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Suella Braverman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for DExEU; John Howell MP, Trade Envoy to Nigeria; David Leighton, Group Head of Corporate Affairs, Associated British Ports; Alan Winters, Director, UK Trade Observatory

 


The new economy: how will automation and AI change the future of work?

Date: Monday 1st October, 5.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Steve Bloomfield, Deputy Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment; Neil Carmichael, Chair, Pearson HE Commission; Raj Mack, Head, Digital Birmingham; Vinous Ali, Head of Policy, techUK; Hugh Milward, Senior Director of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft UK

This event is part of Prospect’s ongoing thought-leadership programme on the future of work. To find out more or to register your interest in this event please get in touch with saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk


Risks, governance and crisis: how can the UK address emerging national security threats?

Date: Monday 1st October, 5.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Jay Elwes, Executive Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Vicky Ford MP, Team PPS, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Emily Taylor, Associate Fellow- International Security, Chatham House; Professor Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society; Chris Burgess, UK Cyber Leader, AIG; Julian Enoizi. CEO, Pool Re

This event is part of Prospect’s ongoing work on cyber security. To find out more or to register your interest in this event please get in touch with saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk


The Parliamentary Staffer Welcome Reception

Date: Monday 1st October, 6pm

Venue: Revolution Birmingham

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor

Speakers: James Cleverly, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party (invited); Lisa Townsend, Octopus

 


How could a smarter approach to infrastructure and mobility improve regional growth?

Date: Monday 1st October, 7.30pm (Invite only)

This is an invite only event. To register your interest please email oliver.ward@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 

 


The Financial Inclusion Reception

Date: Monday 1st October, 7pm

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Steve Bloomfield, Deputy Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion; Sherard Cowper-Coles, Chairman, Financial Inclusion Commission; Jessica Lennard, Head of UK Regulatory and Public Affairs, Visa Europe

 


Abuse, rage and fake news: how Twitter is ruining politics

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 10am

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Prospect’s Steve Bloomfield in conversation with Rafael Behr

 


The Civil War without muskets: The extraordinary analogy for Brexit

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 10am

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Tom Clark, Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Richard Graham MP, Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union

 


Equality in the workplace: can the Conservatives lead the agenda  

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 12.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Stephanie Boland, Digital Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Amber Rudd MP, Former Minister of Women and Equalities; Frances O’Grady, General Secretary, TUC

 


How can investment in national infrastructure help to re-balance the UK economy?

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 12.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Steve Bloomfield, Deputy Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport; Jack Brereton MP, Member, Transport Select Committee; Steve Double MP, Transport Select Committee; Sadie Morgan, National Infrastructure Commission

This event is part of Prospect’s ongoing infrastructure programme. To find out more or to register your interest in this event please get in touch with saskia.abdoh@prospectmagazine.co.uk

 


Going global: how can we support growth and innovation through place-making?

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 3.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chair: Tom Clark, Editor, Prospect

Speakers: Lord Oliver Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, BEIS; Mark Pawsey MP, Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee; Adam Marshall, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce; Antoinette Sandbach MP, Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee; Vicky Pryce, Economist, CEBR

 


Tom Clark in conversation with Nicky Morgan MP

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 5.45pm

Venue: Executive Room 1, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

 


Global Britain: what does it mean? Foreign policy in a post-Brexit world

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 5.45pm

Chair: Steve Bloomfield, Deputy Editor, Prospect

Venue: Executive Room 2, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Speakers: Richard Graham MP, Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union; Andrew Adonis; Christina Blacklaws, President, Law Society of England and Wales

 


Delivering sustainable learning for life, work and a changing economy and the cost of failing to act

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 5pm

Chair: Jay Elwes, Executive Editor, Prospect

Venue: PLMR Business Hub (secure zone)

Speakers: Anne Milton MP, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills; Neil Carmichael, Chair, Pearson HE Commission; Katherine Bennett, Senior Vice President, Airbus; John Cope, Head of education and skills, CBI


 

 

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