9.45am – 10.15am


10.15am – 10.30am

Welcome and Introduction from Mark Littlewood

10.30am – 11am

“How ideas can change the world” with Professor Deirdre McCloskey

11am – 11.30am

“Are we in the middle of a political realignment? And what does this mean for politics, economics, and society?” – Dr Steve Davies

11.30am – 11.50am


11.50am – 12.20pm

“Panel discussion: Free speech on campus” with Joanna Williams, Toby Young, and Eric Kaufmann

12.20pm – 12.50pm

“What is the role of charity and philanthropy in modern capitalism?” with Helen Berry, Dr Syed Kamall and Dr Frank Prochaska

12.50pm – 1.30pm

LUNCH and Exhibition Fair

1.30pm – 2.10pm

“Panel discussion: School Choice and the education revolution” with Pauline Dixon, Corey DeAngelis, Toby Young, and Dr Steve Humble MBE

2.10pm – 2.50pm

“Panel discussion: Socialism, capitalism, and millenials” with Dr Kristian Niemietz, Rebecca Lowe, Dr Rainer Zitelmann, and Joseph Sternberg

2.50pm – 3.10pm


3.10pm – 3.30pm

“The future of work, money, and tax” with Dominic Frisby

3.30pm – 4.10pm

“How deregulation sowed the seeds of the wireless revolution” with Professor Thomas Hazlett

4.10pm – 4.30pm

Closing Comments – Dr Steve Davies

4.30pm – 5.15pm

Closing drinks reception

This year’s Conference Brochure is available here