Partnership opportunities available for ResPublica Party Conferences fringe events 2012
The deadlines for submitting official party conference fringe events
listings are drawing near: 6th July for the Conservative Party
conference; 13th July for the Labour Party conference; and the end of
July for the Liberal Democrat Party conference.
Building on past
years' successes, our fringe programme will feature a strong line up
across all three party conferences. Confirmed speakers include Norman
Lamb MP (Minister for Employment Relations), Damian Green MP (Minister
for Immigration), David Burrowes MP (PPS to Francis Maude),Stephen Lloyd
MP, Graham Allen MP, the Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP, the Rt Hon Stephen
Dorrell MP (Chair of the Health Select Committee), George Freeman
MP (PPS to Greg Barker) and Bernard Jenkin MP.
Further senior party representatives will be confirmed in due course.
our fringe events are based on the policy frameworks underpinned by
ResPublica's three core workstreams. Provisional discussion topics
Public service delivery and innovation
Jobs and growth
- Raising the bar for commissioning and innovation: Beyond the Public Services (Social Value) Act
- Power to the people or to a person? Elected mayors and police commissioners
- New social standards for Housing Associations
- Mutual solutions for care and support: How can micro-scale interventions address the new challenges?
- Assessing Gove’s agenda: Is there room for innovation in school education?
- Faith schools and free schools: New approaches to education, new outcomes for society?
Regeneration and infrastructure
- Making the Work Programme work: Lessons and opportunities
- Whose economy is it anyway: Can hybrid forms of ownership incentivise greater investment?
- Thinking Small: Promoting a vibrant SME sector
- What would a ‘John Lewis economy’ look like? Opportunities for employee ownership
Financial models and new economies
- Piloting Portas and the future of the High Street
- On the horizon: 21st century regeneration and planning
- Foundations for growth: New approaches to infrastructure and transport finance
- Driving retail competition in the energy market
Public and Civic Life
- Can social finance challenge the power of the banks?
- Open for Business: Bringing Big Society Capital to scale
- Put your money where your membership is
- One year on: Are our institutions failing young people?
- Independent Local Government: Creating a ‘magna carta’ for councils and communities
- Re-thinking Journalism
- Broken Society or Broken Politics? Chartering a ‘post-liberal’ agenda
- The 'Giving Bug': Creating a culture of civic philanthropy
- The end of multiculturalism? Immigration and social integration
have confirmed venues at the Holiday Inn Brighton (Liberal Democrat
conference), Manchester Town Hall (Labour conference) and are hosting
all public fringes at the Conservative conference in the exclusive
ResPublica Marquee, within the secure zone of Birmingham ICC.
further information, please contact Annalisa Plachesi, Events and
Partnerships Co-Ordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
on 0207 222 6552.