We run a diverse range of events featuring some of the world's most innovative public figures, politicians and academics to stimulate fresh thinking about government.

Our events range from conferences and lectures to small, focused seminars and workshops on contemporary issues affecting government. They provide opportunities to engage through formal debate and informal discussion.

Our building is set in the heart of Westminster and Whitehall and provides an ideal meeting place to discuss the challenges of making government work.

24th April 2018
This event will explore the challenges ministers face when making infrastructure decisions, drawing upon the Institute for Government’s Ministers Reflect Series and research into how government can make better decisions on infrastructure.
24th April 2018
In times of emergency, the public looks to government to keep them safe, making responding to crises an important role for government.
1st May 2018
The Institute for Government is delighted to welcome John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary to deliver a keynote speech on progress in transforming the civil service.
2nd May 2018
Professor Sir Mark Walport is the first Chief Executive of the newly formed UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
22nd May 2018
Twenty years since the approval of the Good Friday Agreement, this event will look at how power-sharing in Belfast worked until its recent collapse, the impact of Brexit on the Irish border and options for the future of Northern Ireland.