Events

On these pages you can find all the upcoming public events hosted by the think tanks. Think tank events are an opportunity to explore policy areas and topics in greater detail, listen to the leading experts convened as speakers and network with other like-minded people. The topics covered range from domestic policy areas such as reforming the health service to international topics including foreign policy, international relations and international development. Find the full range of think tank events available (both online and in person) and register for your place below.

Featured Event

19 June 2024

8:30 am–9:45 am

Location: The King's Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square London W1G 0AN

General election 2024: what does it mean for the NHS and social care?

This event hosted by UK think tank The King's Fund will focus on what the upcoming general election means for the NHS and social care. This free in-person event at The King’s Fund will focus on what the upcoming general election means for the NHS and social care. The event will be held by The King’s...

19 June 2024

6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Location: Adam Smith Institute 23 Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3DJ

Cracking economics

This event hosted by UK think tank the Adam Smith Institute features Tejvan Pettinger speaking about his new book 'Cracking Economics'. Join us for another evening of The Adam Smith Institute's series of events, Enlightenment Evenings, where our Chairman James Lawson interviews brilliant authors, academics and wonks on fascinating topics stirring up the Westminster scene. ​​On Wednesday...

20 June 2024

9:00 am–1:00 pm

Location: Embassy of Brazil in London , 14-16 Cockspur St, London SW1Y 5BL

Fighting hunger and poverty in the UK and internationally

This event hosted by UK think tank the Institute of Development Studies will contribute to the process of establishing a Global Alliance Against Hunger and Poverty. This in person event will take place with research and policy organisations from UK and international development perspectives, to discuss: What national or local policies and innovative strategies have...

20 June 2024

9:30 am–10:45 am

Location: Online / Resolution Foundation, 2 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA

The cost of poor health

This event hosted by UK think tank the Resolution Foundation discusses what rising health-related benefit spending may mean for the UK and its next government. Health-related benefit spending is rising – particularly among children and younger adults – and this increase is forecast to accelerate in the years ahead. With record numbers of people claiming...

24 June 2024

1:00 pm–5:30 pm

Location: Online

Constitutional priorities for the next government

This conference hosted by UK think tank The Constitution Unit will discuss the constitutional priorities for the next government. Whatever the result of the forthcoming general election, the next government will face a number of important constitutional questions. Labour has committed to reforming the regulation of standards in public life, the House of Lords, and...

25 June 2024

9:30 am–11:30 am

Location: Broadway House, Tothill Street, London SW1H 9NQ

Education priorities in the 2024 general election

This event hosted by UK think tank the Education Policy Institute will discuss education priorities in the 2024 general election. Ahead of the general election on the 4th of July, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) will finish the second half of our two-stage research project working to ensure that education is a key priority in party...

25 June 2024

9:30 am–10:45 am

Location: Online / Resolution Foundation, 2 Queen Anne's Gate , London SW1H 9AA

Is Britain working?

This event hosted by UK think tank the Resolution Foundation will discuss the labour market context to the general election. Since 2010, Britain’s labour market has gone through a period of boom and bust – with record jobs growth in the last decade followed by a struggle to return to pre-pandemic employment rates in the...

25 June 2024

10:45 am–2:15 pm

Location: Online

Constitutional priorities for the next government

This conference hosted by UK think tank The Constitution Unit will discuss the constitutional priorities for the next government. 10:45am – 12:00pm The rule of law  The role of courts and judges has been controversial in recent years, with criticism of both domestic judges and the European Court of Human Rights. Several government bills have raised...

25 June 2024

11:00 am–12:15 pm

Location: Online

Hidden handbrakes: an open space conversation

This event hosted by UK think tank IIED will explore the blockers to climate action and social justice. Progress on climate change mitigation, adaptation, and addressing loss and damage is painfully slow. While many of the reasons are well known, there are several major blockers to tackling climate change that are barely discussed and far...

26 June 2024

6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Location: Online / Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE

Weaponizing prejudice

This event hosted by UK think tank Chatham House discusses Russia’s anti-LGBTQI+ foreign policy. Vladimir Putin’s ‘war on queerness’ reached new levels of repression in December 2023, with the adoption of a bill banning support for and access to public information about LGBTQI+ rights. The impact of these policies now goes beyond the weaponization of...