ConservativeHome is delighted to announce our programme of events at this year’s Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham. We do hope that you can join us at some of our events. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Sunday 30th September 2018

UK housing: how do we deliver for homeowners and address the critical challenges ahead?

Reception Date: Sunday 30th September, 2018
Fringe Time: 14.30 – 15.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee
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ConservativeHome in partnership with NHBC

Speakers:

  • Kit Malthouse MP, Minister for Housing
  • Lewis Sidnick, Director of Corporate Affairs, NHBC
  • David Thomas, Chief Executive, Barratt Homes
  • David Montague, Chief Executive, L&Q Housing Association
  • Alex Morton, CPS and ConservativeHome (Chair)
NHBC

AI: a force for good?

Fringe Date: Sunday 30th September 2018
Fringe Time: 16.00-17.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Atos

Speakers:

  • Damian Collins MP, Chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee
  • Vicky Ford MP (Invited)
  • Kulveer Ranger, VP Strategy and Communications, Atos UK&I (Chair)
  • Will Tanner, Onward
  • Anthony Walker, Deputy CEO, techUK
  • Alan Mak MP
Atos

Joint Institutes in conversation on Diversity and Skills in the Built Environment (Drinks Reception)

Reception Date: Sunday 30th September, 2018
Time: 17.30-19.00
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with RICS, CIOB, RIBA, RTPI

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education
  • Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome (welcome remarks)

Monday 1st October 2018

Postnatal care – giving families the best start

Roundtable Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Roundtable Time: 8.30-9.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

This event is invitation only, please e-mail: events@conservativehome.com for further information.

ConservativeHome in partnership with RCM

Speakers:

  • Victoria Prentis MP
  • Gill Walton Chief Executive, Royal College of Midwives
  • Professor Lesley Regan, President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Nick Wilkie, Chief Executive, NCT
  • ConservativeHome (Chair)
RCM

Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, in conversation with Isabel Oakeshott

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 8.00-.9.30
Venue:  Hall 5, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP
  • Isabel Oakeshott
Raytheon

ConservativeHome in conversation with Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 8.30-9.15
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone
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Speakers:

  • Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands
  • Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome (Chair)

The Great British Enterprise Challenge: how can we unleash the potential of a new generation of entrepreneurs?

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 10.00-11.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Atos

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Invited)
  • Gillian Keegan MP
  • Rachel Maclean MP
  • Kulveer Ranger, VP Strategy and Communications, Atos UK&I
  • Alan Mak MP (Chair)

Reforming private renting – A new deal for tenants and landlords

Roundtable Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Roundtable Time: 10.00-11.15
Venue: This event is invitation only, please email: events@conservativehome.com for further information

ConservativeHome in partnership with Nationwide Building Society

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State at MHCL
  • Industry representatives speaking
  • Alex Morton, CPS and ConservativeHome (Chair)

Securing voters’ support: how important is it for the Conservatives to present a new offer to renters?

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 12:00-13.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Shelter

Speakers:

  • Ben Bradley MP
  • Polly Neate, CEO, Shelter
  • Anne Ashworth, Assistant Property and Personal Finance Editor, The Times
  • Matt Singh, Founder, Number Cruncher Politics
  • Alex Morton, CPS and ConservativeHome (Chair)

Delivering a successful Brexit: a conversation

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October 2018
Fringe Time:  11:45-13.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in Conversation with Rt Hon David Davis MP (Kindly supported by The UK in a Changing Europe)

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon David Davis MP
  • Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome (Chair)

Inclusive capitalism – how can business help to create a better society?

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 14.00 – 15.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Aberdeen Standard Investments

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Martin Gilbert, CEO, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Oliver Shah, Business Editor, Sunday Times
  • Frances O’Grady, General Secretary, TUC
  • Rebecca Lowe, ConservativeHome (Chair)

Global talent: immigration and skills after Brexit

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 14.00-15.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with TheCityUK

Speakers:

  • John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister
  • Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Chair, Treasury Select Committee
  • Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK
  • Margaret Burton, Partner, Global Immigration, People Advisory Services, EY LLP
  • Henry Newman, Director, Open Europe (Chair)

How should businesses help ex-offenders back into the workforce?

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 16.00-17.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Landsec

Speakers:

  • Rory Stewart MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
  • Robert Noel, Chief Executive, Landsec
  • Fran Findlater, CEO, Bounce Back
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome (Chair)
Landsec

Broadband Infrastructure: How can the Government place consumers at the heart of its full fibre vision?

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 16.15-17.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with CityFibre

Speakers:

  • Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries
  • Mark Collins, Director of Strategy and Public Affairs, CityFibre
  • Martin McTague, Policy & Advocacy Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Richard Piggin, Head of External Affairs, Which?
  • Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome (Chair)

The ‘working together to tackle loneliness’ Reception

Reception Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Reception Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with British Red Cross and Co-op

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
  • Mike Adamson, Chief Executive, British Red Cross
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome (welcome remarks)

Reception Event: Protecting Young People from Financial Harm

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 20.00-21.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome Reception in partnership with Cifas

Speakers:

  • Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families
  • Mike Haley, CEO, Cifas
  • Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome (welcome remarks)

Iain Martin in conversation with Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP

Fringe Date: Monday 1st October, 2018
Fringe Time: 20:00-21:30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome In conversation event

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Chair, Treasury Select Committee
  • Iain Martin, Columnist, The Times
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome (Welcome remarks)
ConservativeHome

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Legal and ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence: what are the threats and opportunities?

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 08.00-09.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with The Law Society

Speakers

  • Neil O’Brien MP
  • Christina Blacklaws, President, The Law Society
  • Matthew Fell, CBI Chief UK Policy Director
  • Speaker tbc
  • Rebecca Lowe, ConservativeHome (Chair)

Reviews, revelations and revolutions: what is the future for our universities and students?

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 10.00-11.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with MillionPlus and NUS

Speakers:

  • Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation
  • Trudy Harrison MP, Education Select Committee
  • Professor Dave Phoenix OBE, Chair, MillionPlus
  • Shakira Martin, President, NUS
  • Rebecca Lowe, ConservativeHome (Chair)

Modern Britain: How can the Party continue to broaden its electoral appeal?

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 10.00-11.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Onward

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Home Secretary
  • Chris Philp MP
  • James Kanagasooriam, Onward
  • Rachel Wolf, Founding Partner, Public First
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome (Chair)

FSB Business Interview with Cabinet Minister

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 12.00-13.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with FSB

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Invited)
  • Mark Wallace, Executive Editor, ConservativeHome (Welcoming remarks)
  • Louise Stewart, Director of Communications, FSB (Chair)

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

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 12.00-13.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Port of Dover

Speakers:

  • Suella Braverman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the EU
  • Tim Reardon, Head of EU Exit, Port of Dover
  • Dr Adam Marshall, Director-General, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Henry Newman, Director, Open Europe (Chair)

ConservativeHome event: Speech by Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

Reception Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Reception Time: 13.00-14.00
Venue: Hall 1, ICC Birmingham

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Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome (Chair)

Can the Conservatives solve the social care crisis once and for all?

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 14.00-15.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with AgeUK

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Damian Green MP
  • Alex Chalk MP
  • Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chair of Health and Social Care Select Committee
  • Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, AgeUK
  • Rachel Wolf, Founding Partner, Public First (Chair)

Immigration after Brexit: is there common ground?

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 14.00-15.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with British Future and PwC

Speakers:

  • Matt Warman MP
  • Sunder Katwala, Director, British Future
  • Julia Onslow-Cole, Head of Global Immigration, Partner, PwC UK, PwC United Kingdom
  • Speaker tbc
  • Ben Roback, Cicero and ConservativeHome (Chair)
British FuturePWC

Britain and the digital economy: how do we maximise tech opportunities to maintain our global lead?

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 16.00-17.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Citi and Clifford Chance

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Vanessa Colella, Head of Citi Ventures & Chief Innovation Officer, Citi
  • Alan Mak MP
  • Rachel Wolf, Founding Partner, Public First (Chair)

More Good Homes: Making planning more proportionate, predictable and equitable

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 16.00 – 17.30
Venue: Hall 6, Birmingham ICC, Secure Zone

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Legatum Institute

Speakers:

  • Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)
  • Nicholas Boys Smith, Founding Director, Create Streets
  • Dr Stephen Brien, Director of Policy, Legatum Institute
  • Lewis Sidnick, Director of Corporate Affairs, NHBC
  • Philippa Stroud, CEO, Legatum Institute (Chair)

Driving growth: How do we best support SMEs? [UKF fringe series]

Fringe Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Fringe Time: 18.00-19.30
Venue: ConservativeHome Marquee

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ConservativeHome in partnership with UK Finance

Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Invited)
  • Lee Rowley MP (Invited)
  • Stephen Jones, CEO, UK Finance
  • Sue Douthwaite, Managing Director, Santander Business
  • Mark Wallace, Executive Director, ConservativeHome (Chair)

Save the Children Annual Reception

Reception Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018
Reception Time: 21.30-23.00
Venue: Castle Fine Art Gallery, ICC

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ConservativeHome in partnership with Save the Children

Speakers:

  • Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Tom Tugendhat MP, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee
  • James Cleverly MP (Invited)
  • Paul Goodman, Editor, ConservativeHome
Save the Children