Institute for Government at the 2017 Conservative Party Conference

Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 18:00

To register your place at one of our events, please email bookings@instituteforgovernment.org.uk


Sunday 1 October


Digital transformation: better, cheaper government – or expensive fiascos?

17.45 – 19.00

Lancaster Room, Midland Hotel 

16 Peter Street, Manchester

Chair: Daniel Thornton (Programme Director, Institute for Government) 

Speakers: 

  • Vicky Ford MP
  • Daniel Korski (Co-Founder and CEO, Public)
  • Lord Maude of Horsham
  • Councillor Donna Jones (Leader of Portsmouth City Council)

This event is kindly supported by SAP (UK) Ltd.

SAP

This event is free to attend and is followed by a drinks reception. This event is inside the secure zone.

@ifgevents #ifgdigital


Monday 2 October 


Immigration after Brexit

12.45 – 14.00

Exchange room 4-5, Manchester Central Convention Complex

Petersfield, Manchester

Chair: Bronwen Maddox (Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers: 

  • Rt. Hon. Brandon Lewis MP (Minister of State for Immigration)
  • Miles Celic (CEO, CityUK)
  • Harry Cole (Westminster correspondent, The Sun)
  • Jill Rutter (Programme Director, Institute for Government)

This event is free to attend and a light lunch will be available on arrival. This event is in the secure zone. 

@ifgevents #ifgbrexit


From Hinkley to Heathrow: does government plan infrastructure successfully?

17.45 - 19.00

Chester Suite, Midland Hotel

16 Peter Street, Manchester

Chair: Bronwen Maddox (Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers:

  • Rt .Hon. Grant Shapps MP (Chair of the British Infrastructure Group)
  • Professor Diane Coyle (University of Manchester)
  • Nick Davies (Research Manager, Institute for Government)
  • Trudi Elliott (Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute)

This event is kindly supported by The Royal Town Planning Institute. 

Royal Town Planning Institute

This event is free to attend and is followed by a drinks reception.This event is inside the secure zone. 

@ifgevents #ifginfrastructure


Tuesday 3 October


The options for UK trade policy after Brexit

08.00 – 09.30

Fairclough room, Midland Hotel

16 Peter Street, Manchester 

Chair: Jill Rutter (Programme Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers:

  • Stephen Adams (Senior Director, Global Counsel)
  • Carolyn Fairbairn (Director General, CBI)
  • Rt. Hon. Sir Lockwood Smith (former High Commissioner of New Zealand to the UK)
  • Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester

This event is free to attend and a continental breakfast will be available on arrival. This event is inside the secure zone. 

@ifgevents #ifgbrexit


Talking Tax: private conversation or public debate?

12.45 – 14.00

Exchange room 4-5, Manchester Central Convention Complex

Petersfield, Manchester

Chair: Jill Rutter (Programme Director, Institute for Government)

Speakers:

  • Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan MP (Chair, Treasury Select Committee)
  • Kevin Nicholson (Head of Tax, PwC UK)
  • Matthew Taylor (Chief Executive, RSA)
  • Iain Martin (Times columnist and Editor Reaction)

This event is kindly supported by PwC.

PwC

This event is free to attend and a light sandwich lunch will be available on arrival. This event is inside the secure zone. 

@ifgevents #ifgtax