Public opinion and the future of Europe


09.00 Registration

09.20 Opening Remarks

09.30 In conversation: Is Europe a hobbled giant?

Chair: Justin Webb (Presenter, BBC)
Jim O’Neill (Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management)

10.00 In conversation: Will Coalition plans for shareholder empowerment help or hinder growth?

Chair: Justin Webb (BBC Presenter)
Sir Roger Carr (Chairman, CBI)

10.30 Break

10.45 Panel: Responsible versus popular capitalism: do the public understand it and can it provide the growth we need to prosper? 

Chair: Peter Kellner (President, YouGov)
Lord Wood (Shadow Cabinet Minister without Portfolio)
Polly Toynbee (Columnist, The Guardian)
Rory Sutherland (Vice Chairman, Ogilvy)
Andrew Gamble (Professor, Cambridge POLIS Department)

11.45 Break

12.00 In conversation: the future of Europe

Chair: John Humphrys (Presenter, BBC Radio 4 Today Programme)
Rt Hon Francis Maude (Minister for the Cabinet Office and Conservative MP for Horsham)

Chair: John Humphrys (Presenter, BBC Radio 4 Today Programme)
Rt Hon Alistair Darling (Labour MP for Edinburgh South West; former Chancellor of the Exchequer)

13.15 Lunch

14.00 What future for the Euro? 

Chair: Dr Linda Yueh (Economics Editor, Bloomberg TV & Fellow in Economics, Oxford University)
Lord Brian Griffiths (Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International)
Bernard Jenkin (Conservative MP for Harwich & North Essex; Chairman, Public Administration Select Committee)
Georges Ugeux (Chairman & CEO, Galileo Global Advisors LLC)
Louise Cooper (Senior Markets Analyst, BGC)

15.15 Break

15.30 In conversation: Does Too Big To Fail generate systemic risk?

Sir Win Bischoff (Chairman, Lloyds Banking Group plc)

16:00 Break

16.30 Panel: Is democratic federalism the answer to Europe’s crisis?

Chair: Adam Boulton, Sky News Presenter
Baroness Neville-Jones, Special Representative to Business on Cyber Security
Lord Glasman, Labour peer and co-editor of “The Labour Tradition and the Politics of Paradox
John Redwood MP, Conservative MP for Wokingham, and Leader of the Conservative Policy Group on Economic Competitiveness
Alex Ellis, Director of Strategy, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Declan Ganley, Chairman and CEO, Ganley Group of Companies

17.30pm: Closing remarks from Stephan Shakespeare (Co-Founder & CEO, YouGov)

17.45pm: Drinks

18.30pm: Dinner (by separate invitation only). After dinner speaker – Tom Bower (Author & investigative journalist)