Once again ConservativeHome has a packed programme of events during the Party Conference in Manchester. For the second year running we will have our marquee, within the secure zone, and bigger this year to accommodate everyone! We do hope you can join us at some, if not all, of our events and look forward to seeing you in Manchester.

Sunday 29th September

How to Win the next Election
Time:
2:00 – 4:45pm
Location:
Midland Hotel, Alexandra A Suite
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP
  • Tim Montgomerie
  • Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC
  • Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP
In Conversation with Iain Duncan Smith, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Time:
6:30 – 8:00pm
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP
  • Tim Montgomerie
In Partnership with Prudential and AgeUKage-uk-logo
prudential-logo

Monday 30th September

Women on Boards and Public Appointments; Panel Session and Q&A
Time:
8:00 – 9:30am
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Francis Maude MP
  • Rowena Ironside and Rachel Tranter, Women on Boards UK
  • James Tarbit, EMEA – Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann
  • Amanda Sater, Board Member – Trustee
  • Cllr Clare Whelan, Local Government Association, Environment Board
In Partnership with Women2Win, Conservative Women’s Organisation and Local Government Association Conservatives
Future Majority: Can the Conservatives win in a changing Britain?
Time:
10:00 – 11:30am
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Ian Birrell [Chair]
  • Margot James MP
  • Eric Ollerenshaw MP
  • Alok Sharma MP
In Partnership with British Futurebritish-future-logo
Are We On Course To Meet Our Housing Needs?
Time:
2:30 – 4:00pm
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • John Howell MP
  • Nick Boles MP, Minister for Planning and Development
  • Stewart Baseley, Executive Chairman, Home Builders Federation
  • Simon Hipperson, Chief Executive Officer, Lend Lease EMEA
  • Andrew Carter, Deputy CEO of Centre for Cities.
In Partnership with Home Builders Federation, Lend Lease and Construction Products Associationhbf-logolend-leaseconstruction-products-association
An Audience with Boris Johnson
‘Destination signs from Manchester – How London drives the UK economy’
Time:
6:00pm – 6:45pm
Location:
Manchester Central, Exchange Auditorium
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
In Partnership with Indigo Public AffairsIndigo-public-affairs
The Aviation Reception
Time:
11:30 – 1:00am
Location:
Midland Hotel, Alexandra A Suite
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin
  • Ed Anderson, Chairman, Airport Operators Association
  • Tim Hawkins, Corporate Affairs Director, Manchester Airports Group
In Partnership with The Airport Operators Association, Emirates Airline & Manchester Airports Groupaoa-logoemirates-logomag-logo

Tuesday 1st October

Ministers and Mandarins: How Politicians and Civil Servants Can Work Better Together
Time:
10:00 – 11:30am
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Rt Hon Francis Maude MP
  • Nick Herbert MP
  • Peter Riddell CBE
  • Anne McElvoy
  • Paul Goodman [Chair]
In Partnership with Institute for Governmentinstitute-for-government
What should the ‘red-lines’ be for EU renegotiation?
Time:
12:00 – 1:00pm
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Matthew Elliott (Business for Britain)
  • Ruth Lea (Arbuthnot Banking Group)
  • Dr Liam Fox MP
  • Syed Kamall MEP
  • Paul Goodman [Chair]
In Partnership with Business for BritainBusiness-for-britain
How can the Government help small business?
Time:
2:30 – 4:00pm
Location:
ConservativeHome Marquee
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Matthew Sinclair, Chief Executive, TaxPayers’ Alliance [Chair]
  • Sajid Javid MP, Economic Secretary Treasury
  • Andrew Lilico, Director and Principal, Europe Economics
  • Dominic Raab MP, Esher and Walton
  • Xavier Rolet – CEO, London Stock Exchange
In Partnership with the Tax Payers Alliancetax-payers-alliance
The UK in a Global Race: Competitiveness of UK financial services
Time:
3:00 – 4:30pm
Location:
Radisson Hotel, Richter Suite
[outside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • Tim Montgomerie [Chair]
  • Rt Hon Greg Clark
  • Syed Kamall MEP
  • Andrea Leadsom MP
  • Chris Cummings, CEO of CityUK
In Partnership with TheCityUKthe-city-uk
ConservativeHome and Save the Children Reception
Time:
9:30 – 11:00pm
Location:
Midland Hotel, Petersfield Suite
[inside the secure zone]
Speakers:

  • The Rt Hon William Hague MP
  • Richard Taylor, Director of Corporate Affairs – Morrisons
  • Justin Forsyth, Chief Executive – Save the Children
  • Tim Montgomerie, Columnist – The Times
In Partnership with Save The Childrensave-the-children