After Article 50: what next?

Join us for our one-day conference on Monday 3rd April 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London. The event is expected to attract more than 200 people and will represent a unique opportunity to discuss UK – EU relations after Article 50 has been triggered.


9:00                 Registration Opens

9:30                 Introduction to event by Professor Anand Menon

9:40                 Keynote: Professor John Curtice, senior fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe

10:50               Panel: Economics of Brexit

  • Andrew Lilico, Executive Director and Principal of Europe Economics
  • Dr Swati Dhingra, Lecturer in Economics London School of Economics
  • Sir Vince Cable, Former Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills
  • Chair: Noreena Hertz, Economics Editor ITN

12:00               Lunch

13:00               Panel: Politics of Brexit

  • Liz Kendall MP, Leicester West
  • Douglas Carswell MP, Clacton
  • Stephen Gethins MP, North East Fife
  • Chair: Lucy Fisher, Senior Political Correspondent at The Times

14:20               Keynote: Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP

15:40               Panel: Perceptions on Brexit from other member states

  • Pierre Vimont, senior fellow at Carnegie Europe
  • Jonathan Faull, Former Director-General & Chair of “Task Force for Strategic Issues related to the UK Referendum”, European Commission
  • Brigid Laffan, Director and Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
  • Chair: Catherine Barnard, European Union Law & Employment Law, University of Cambridge

16:55               Closing remarks

17:05               End

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