The Big Society in action

Locations
Conservative Party Conference ICC Room 10B
Date(s)
Tuesday 5th October 2010 (08:00-09:30)
Contact

Contact: Eleanor Leftwich
Email: e.g.leftwich@bham.ac.uk
Tel: 0121 414 2950

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Please note that to attend this event you must already be registered for the Conservative Party Conference

This event will launch a landmark independant Commission by the University of Birmingham in partnership with Demos.  The Commission will draw together the University's expertise in local government reform and Demos' work on capabilities and citizenship in order to contribute to the development of a policy agenda that might effectively and fairly empower non-state actors in society.

This panel will explore how to transform the idea of the 'Big Society' into a practical reality.

Speakers:

Rory Stewart MP

Ben Lucas, Director, 2020 Public Service Trust

Helen Sullivan, Professor of Government and Society, University of Birmingham

Max Wind-Cowie, Head of the Progressive Conservatism Project, Demos

Professor David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham (Chair)