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8.00 TO 9.00
REGISTRATION

9.00 TO 9.15 GREAT HALL
WELCOME REMARKS

  • Catherine McGuinness – Policy and Resources Committee Chairman, City of London
  • Lord Saatchi – Chairman, Centre for Policy Studies

9.15 TO 10.00 GREAT HALL
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  • Dr Henry Kissinger
  • Chaired by: Professor Michael Clarke – Board of Directors, Centre for Policy Studies

10.00 TO 11.15 GREAT HALL
Values: What should ‘The West’ stand for?

  • Chair: Charles Moore – Daily Telegraph and Biographer of Margaret Thatcher
  • Anne Applebaum – The Washington Post
  • The Rt Revd & Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres – Former Bishop of London
  • Rabbi Lord Sacks – Former Chief Rabbi of the UK

11.15 TO 11.45 THE CRYPT
REFRESHMENTS

11.45 TO 13.00 GREAT HALL
GEOPOLITICS: OLD AND NEW CHALLENGES ACROSS EUROPE

  • Chair: Rt Hon Gisela Stuart – Former Labour MP
  • Lord Richards – Former Chief of the Defence Staff, UK
  • Lord Robertson – Former Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  • Boris Titov – Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneur’s rights (Russia), Chairman of the Political Party “PARTY OF GROWTH”

13.00 TO 14.15 THE CRYPT
BUFFET LUNCH

14.15 TO 15.30 GREAT HALL
GEOPOLITICS: IDEOLOGY AND FRAGMENTATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

  • Chair: Sir Peter Westmacott – Former Ambassador to France, Turkey and the United States
  • Prince Turki Al Faisal – Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia
  • Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash – UAE Ambassador to Russia
  • Senator Joseph Lieberman – Former United States Senator from Connecticut

15.30 TO 16.00 GREAT HALL
IN CONVERSATION WITH

  • Lt. Gen. (res.) Moshe (Bogie) Ya’alon – Former IDF Chief of Staff and Defense Minister, Israel
  • Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Rifkind – Former Foreign Secretary

16.00 TO 16.30 THE CRYPT
REFRESHMENTS

16.30 TO 17.45 GREAT HALL
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY: RE-WRITING THE RULES?

  • Chair: Professor Deepak Lal – UCLA
  • Commissioner Ian Dyson – Commissioner of the City of London Police
  • Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP – Minister of State for Digital and Culture
  • Robert Hannigan – Former Director of GCHQ
  • Lara Poloni – Incoming Chief Executive, EMIA

17:45 TO 18:15 GREAT HALL
IN CONVERSATION WITH

  • General Sir Richard Barrons – Former Commander Joint Forces Command
  • Johan Eliasch – Chairman HEAD; Former Special Representative of the UK Prime Minister

18.15
CLOSING COMMENTS

  • Professor Sir Roger Scruton

 

*Please note, Conference is subject to Change

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