Westminster Forum Projects

Conference Diary

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Month:   

Location:

Next steps for housing in Wales: affordability, sustainability and tackling homelessness

Morning, Wednesday, 18th September 2019

Park Inn Hotel, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2JH


Research and innovation in Scotland post-2020: strengthening collaboration, attracting talent and addressing funding issues after Brexit

Morning, Wednesday, 18th September 2019

The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ


Implementing the new curriculum in Wales, measuring pupil progress and reforming 14-16 qualifications

Morning, Thursday, 3rd October 2019

Park Inn Hotel, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2JH


Music education in England - implementing the new ‘model’ curriculum, the future for music hubs and looking ahead to the next National Plan for Music Education

Morning, Monday, 7th October 2019

Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS


Evidence-based policymaking - strengthening the impact of academic and industry research on policy development

Morning, Tuesday, 8th October 2019

Emmanuel Centre, 9-23 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3DW


Next steps for apprenticeship funding in England - the future for the levy, priorities for business and improving apprenticeship take-up

Morning, Tuesday, 8th October 2019

Central London


The future for planning in Scotland: the Planning Act, delivering reform, and next steps in the National Planning Framework

Morning, Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Central Edinburgh


Supporting new businesses to start and scale-up in the UK

Morning, Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Emmanuel Centre, 9-23 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3DW


High fat, sugar and salt policy in the UK - progress and impact, new initiatives, and the future regulatory framework

Morning, Thursday, 10th October 2019

Royal Over-Seas League, Park Place, St James' Street, London, SW1A 1LR


Latest developments in supporting disabled students - widening participation, accessible campus design, and enhancing the student experience

Morning, Monday, 14th October 2019

Central London


The future for towns - priorities for policy, investment and developing ‘Town Deals’

Morning, Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Central London


The UK nuclear industry - prospects for new build developments, project financing and supporting innovative technology

Morning, Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Central London


Improving diabetes outcomes in England - prevention, access and digital technology

Morning, Wednesday, 16th October 2019

Central London


Key issues for the independent school sector - standards, partnerships and international expansion

Morning, Thursday, 17th October 2019

Central London


Urgent and emergency care in England - integrating services, reducing variation and implementing the Long Term Plan

Morning, Thursday, 17th October 2019

Central London


The UK’s cyber security capabilities: skills and workforce development, international collaboration, and responding to latest threats

Morning, Thursday, 17th October 2019

Central London


Priorities for Healthcare UK and health exports - partnerships, marketing UK expertise internationally and improving access to new markets

Morning, Tuesday, 22nd October 2019

Central London


Next steps for probation services in England and Wales

Morning, Tuesday, 29th October 2019

Central London


Next steps for house building in England - planning, investment and innovation

Morning, Tuesday, 29th October 2019

Central London


Reforming higher technical education in England - Level 4 and 5 qualifications, funding, regulation and the introduction of Institutes of Technology

Morning, Thursday, 31st October 2019

Central London


The future for charity fundraising - innovation, data protection and the impact of new regulation

Morning, Thursday, 31st October 2019

Central London


Improving patient safety in the NHS: culture change, regulation and implementing the national patient safety strategy

Morning, Thursday, 31st October 2019

Central London


The UK space sector - developing the National Space Programme, commercialisation and access to finance, and the future for international collaboration

Morning, Thursday, 31st October 2019

Central London


Next steps for delivering open access in the UK

Morning, Tuesday, 5th November 2019

Central London


The UK’s artificial intelligence sector - skills and research excellence, the UK’s international positioning, and progress on the sector deal

Morning, Tuesday, 5th November 2019

Central London


Apprenticeships in Wales - quality, qualifications and opportunities for improving provision

Morning, Wednesday, 6th November 2019

Central Cardiff


Legal services reform in Scotland - options for government, and meeting the challenges of innovation and international competitiveness

Morning, Thursday, 7th November 2019

Central Edinburgh


The next steps for private rented housing policy - tenancy reform, landlord regulation and the future of the market

Morning, Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Central London


University-led regional innovation in the UK - implementing University Enterprise Zones and the next steps for the Strength in Places Fund

Morning, Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Central London


Deprivation of Liberty - implementing new mental capacity legislation, human rights issues, and addressing challenges for professionals working in the system

Morning, Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Central London


The future of news following the Cairncross Review - innovation, monetisation and digital platforms

Morning, Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Central London


The future regulatory framework for essential services - infrastructure investment, innovation and value for consumers

Morning, Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Central London


SEND provision in England - implementing EHC Plans, funding and improving outcomes

Morning, Wednesday, 13th November 2019

Central London


Waste policy in Wales: Towards Zero Waste, extended producer responsibility and developing a deposit return scheme for Wales

Morning, Thursday, 14th November 2019

Central Cardiff


Rolling out Integrated Care Systems: population health management, scaling up and local delivery

Morning, Thursday, 14th November 2019

Central London


UK rail infrastructure - finance, delivering CP6 and the impact of the Williams Rail Review

Morning, Friday, 15th November 2019

Central London


Climate adaptation in the UK: latest on developing resilient infrastructure, channeling investment and environmental protection

Morning, Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Central London


Tackling youth violence and knife crime in England and Wales - early intervention, the public health duty, and next steps for policing and prevention

Morning, Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Central London


Growing international student numbers in the UK - recruitment, visa reform, student experience and career progression

Morning, Wednesday, 20th November 2019

Central London


Pharmacy services in England - integration, digitisation and regulation

Morning, Wednesday, 20th November 2019

Central London


Sustainability, ethics and the UK fashion industry - next steps for business practice and options for policy

Morning, Wednesday, 20th November 2019

Central London


Biodiversity and species protection - net gain, governance and local approaches

Morning, Thursday, 21st November 2019

Central London


Character Education in England - the school curriculum, extra-curricular activities and developing a new support framework

Morning, Thursday, 21st November 2019

Central London


Electricity Market Reform - the Capacity Market, Contracts for Difference and the Energy White Paper

Morning, Tuesday, 26th November 2019

Central London


Cardiovascular disease in England - prevention, innovation and tackling inequalities

Morning, Tuesday, 26th November 2019

Central London


The future of UK broadcasting - content production, market dynamics, and priorities for policy and regulation

Morning, Tuesday, 26th November 2019

Central London


Additional support for learning in Scotland - identifying needs, improving delivery, and support for the teaching workforce

Morning, Wednesday, 27th November 2019

Central Edinburgh


Priorities for tackling racial harassment and improving the BAME experience in higher education

Morning, Wednesday, 27th November 2019

Central London


The future for the Midlands Engine - the refreshed strategy, and priorities for infrastructure and economic development

Morning, Thursday, 28th November 2019

Central Birmingham


Establishing the National Retraining Scheme - take-up, delivery and adapting to a changing labour market

Morning, Thursday, 28th November 2019

Central London


Legal technology in the UK - new services, regulatory issues, and impact on the sector and consumers

Morning, Monday, 2nd December 2019

Central London


Reducing avoidable plastic waste - incentives, targets, and policy priorities

Morning, Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Central London


Next steps for postgraduate research - funding, delivery and progression

Morning, Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Central London


Heat networks in the UK: regulation and market frameworks, innovation and investment, and decarbonisation and the relationship with customers

Morning, Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Central London


Health and social care quality in Wales - governance and transparency, workforce development, and next steps for inspection, regulation and legislation

Morning, Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Central Cardiff


The life sciences sector in the UK - investment, innovation and next steps for delivering the Sector Deal 2

Morning, Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Central London


England’s school system - improvement and attainment, partnerships, and the Free Schools programme

Morning, Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Central London


Next steps for city and growth deals in Northern Ireland - implementation, co-ordination and ensuring inclusive growth

Morning, Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Belfast


Growing participation and improving diversity in Apprenticeships in England

Morning, Thursday, 5th December 2019

Central London


Next steps in implementing social security reform and tackling poverty in Scotland

Morning, Thursday, 5th December 2019

Central Edinburgh


Use of data and evidence in education in England - implementation, support, and the new inspection framework

Morning, Thursday, 5th December 2019

Central London


Developing smart electricity networks - decarbonisation, flexibility and integration

Morning, Thursday, 5th December 2019

Central London


The future for the Northern Powerhouse - infrastructure, economic growth and the refreshed Northern Powerhouse strategy

Morning, Friday, 6th December 2019

Central Manchester


Consumer protection in the UK - Smart Data, modernising consumer markets and the changing roles of regulators

Morning, Monday, 9th December 2019

Central London


The future for degree classification in the UK

Morning, Tuesday, 10th December 2019

Central London


Protecting children online: content regulation, age verification and latest thinking on industry responsibility

Morning, Tuesday, 10th December 2019

Central London


Completing Crossrail and priorities for moving forward Crossrail 2

Morning, Tuesday, 10th December 2019

Central London


Improving dementia outcomes in England - research, personalised care and health and social care integration

Morning, Tuesday, 10th December 2019

Central London


Developing university and colleges estates - investment trends, smart and sustainable design, and the changing face of learning environments

Morning, Wednesday, 11th December 2019

Central London


Women in the workplace - returnships, intersectionality and reassessing the gender pay gap

Morning, Wednesday, 11th December 2019

Central London


Financial reporting in the UK - the new regulator, ensuring quality and the future shape of the auditing market

Morning, Wednesday, 11th December 2019

Central London


Key issues for UK high value manufacturing - innovation and investment, skills and partnerships, and the future for international trade

Morning, Thursday, 12th December 2019

Central London


Utilising data in healthcare - adoption, public trust and innovation

Afternoon, Thursday, 12th December 2019

Central London


Digital payments in the UK - innovation, regulation and standards

Morning, Thursday, 12th December 2019

Central London


Energy policy in Wales and enabling the transition to a low carbon economy - priorities for cutting emissions, infrastructure and investment, and supporting the economy

Morning, Thursday, 12th December 2019

Central Cardiff


The health workforce and delivering the NHS People Plan: leadership, staff wellbeing and professional regulation

Morning, Thursday, 12th December 2019

Central London


The future for arts and culture in England - funding, participation and Arts Council England’s new 10-year strategy

Morning, Thursday, 12th December 2019

Central London


Commercial drones in the UK - regulation, airspace management, and future use cases

Morning, Friday, 13th December 2019

Central London


Improving outcomes for rare diseases in England - research and treatment, specialised commissioning and access to medicine

Morning, Thursday, 9th January 2020

Central London


Improving provision for care leavers - implementing the Care Leaver Covenant and local offers and the transition into further education and employment

Morning, Thursday, 9th January 2020

Central London


Renewable energy in the UK - market positioning, supporting growth, and priorities for policy and regulation

Morning, Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Central London


UK construction - modernisation, the workforce, and supporting productivity and growth following the Sector Deal

Morning, Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Central London


Older people’s wellbeing in Scotland - next steps following the Fairer Scotland for Older People framework

Morning, Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Central Edinburgh


Next steps for online gambling regulation in the UK - advertising, protecting vulnerable groups and sustainable sector growth

Morning, Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Central London


Early years education in England - the early learning goals, developing the workforce and the impact of Ofsted’s inspection framework

Morning, Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Central London


Prevention and public health in England - commissioning, collaboration and innovation

Morning, Thursday, 16th January 2020

Central London


Novel foods in the UK - research, safety, and the evolving regulatory landscape

Morning, Thursday, 16th January 2020

Central London


Payment systems and reimbursement in healthcare

Morning, Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Central London


Disability in the workplace - removing barriers to recruitment and progression, creating inclusive workplace cultures, and next steps for policy and organisational practice

Morning, Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Central London


Priorities for supporting student mental health

Morning, Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Central London


The future for UK infrastructure finance - public and private investment, alternative support models and new institutional structures

Morning, Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Central London


Revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive - funding and prominence, consumer protection, and the UK’s position post-Brexit

Morning, Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Central London


Post-Compulsory Education and Training and priorities for the Tertiary Education and Research Commission for Wales

Morning, Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Central Cardiff


England’s water market - infrastructure, regulation and taking forward PR19

Morning, Wednesday, 22nd January 2020

Central London


Payments policy and regulation - infrastructure, innovation and end user priorities

Morning, Thursday, 23rd January 2020

Central London


Next steps for the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework

Morning, Thursday, 23rd January 2020

Central London


5G rollout in the UK - network infrastructure, market development and coverage

Morning, Thursday, 23rd January 2020

Central London


The UK chemicals industry - priorities for the new strategy and the evolving regulatory landscape

Morning, Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Central London


The future of smart transport - infrastructure, regulation and developing connected places

Morning, Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Central London


The future for NHS estates: funding, property disposals and delivering infrastructure developments

Morning, Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Central London


Next steps for improving mental health in Wales - prevention and access, funding decisions, and raising the quality of services for key service user groups

Morning, Wednesday, 29th January 2020

Central Cardiff


Developing quantum technologies in the UK - funding, technical challenges and commercialisation

Morning, Thursday, 30th January 2020

Central London


UK aviation - sustainability, sector development and priorities for a new strategy

Morning, Thursday, 30th January 2020

Central London


The future for environmental standards in the UK and implementing the Office for Environmental Protection

Morning, Thursday, 6th February 2020

Central London


The future for NICE in health and social care

Morning, Thursday, 6th February 2020

Central London


Retail investment - regulation, governance and improving returns

Morning, Thursday, 6th February 2020

Central London


Infrastructure in London and the South East - planning, investment and future-proofing

Morning, Thursday, 6th February 2020

Central London


Antimicrobial resistance - coordinating a global response and progress on the UK strategy

Morning, Thursday, 20th February 2020

Central London


Priorities for developing the provision of Initial Teacher Education - impact of the government review, delivering the Early Careers Framework and developing the ITE market

Morning, Tuesday, 25th February 2020

Central London


The future of legal services in England and Wales - regulation, consumer protection and responding to innovation

Morning, Tuesday, 25th February 2020

Central London


Corporate governance in the UK - the impact of reforms, shareholder relations and boardroom composition

Morning, Wednesday, 26th February 2020

Central London


Infrastructure in Scotland - progress and priorities for the next Infrastructure Investment Plan

Morning, Friday, 28th February 2020

Central Edinburgh


Improving mental health provision for children and young people - policy developments, collaboration and the role of schools

Morning, Wednesday, 4th March 2020

Central London


Priorities for research and innovation in UK energy - incubation, funding, and commercialisation

Morning, Thursday, 5th March 2020

Central London


Property Law in England and Wales - leasehold reform, consumer protection and the expansion of commonhold

Morning, Thursday, 12th March 2020

Central London


T Level implementation - content, assessment, and support for providers and student inclusion

Morning, Tuesday, 17th March 2020

Central London


The future of regulation in the food supply chain

Morning, Wednesday, 25th March 2020

Central London


Health research in England - funding and support, regulation and uptake, and the future of the UK as a clinical research centre

Morning, Thursday, 26th March 2020

Central London


The future for UK ports: infrastructure, digitalisation and free ports

Morning, Tuesday, 31st March 2020

Central London


Housing policy in Scotland - the Government’s long-term strategy, protecting vulnerable groups, and the new regulatory framework

Morning, Wednesday, 1st April 2020

Central Edinburgh


Next steps for diagnostics and pathology - innovation, collaboration and standards

Morning, Thursday, 2nd April 2020

Central London


Next steps for 14-16 qualifications in Wales

Morning, Thursday, 2nd April 2020

Central Cardiff