IN2030 Summer University 2021
Perspectives 2030: Challenges and Opportunities ahead
Written summaries of Summer University Ideas sessions
This year’s Summer University meeting provided the opportunity to review the results of recent online discussions in the Network and stimulate innovative thinking across sectors from a geopolitical, digital, economic, sustainable and demographic dimension. A wide range of different perspectives including UK, US and European views were reflected in the presentations, providing where possible political leadership to encourage debate.
RECENT EVENT – Thursday 15th April 2021
First Ideas Network 2030 Annual Lecture
Global Trends to 2030: The challenges ahead for Europe
by Klaus Welle, Secretary General, European Parliament
The organisers of IN2030 have decided to establish an annual platform for leading political figures for them to come to address the major themes of our age with a time horizon of 2030. The first event was held on 15th April featuring Klaus Welle, Secretary General, European Parliament.
This event was organised in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).
Click on the image below to hear part 1 of the Annual Lecture
Click on the image below to hear part 2 of the Annual Lecture
Visit our videos section to watch other videos from this event.
24 February 2021 | Virtual conversation on Digital Transformation with Damian Collins MP and Christos Dimas MP
On the 24th February, Damian Collins MP, former Chairman of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in the House of Commons, and Dr Christos Dimas MP, Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Technology, shared their views on how the UK and EU should respond to the opportunities and challenges presented by the digital transformation.
Click on the image below to hear the opening remarks from Damian Collins MP.
Click on the image below to hear the opening remarks from Dr Christos Dimas MP
27 January 2021 | Virtual conversation on China with Tom Tugendhat MP and David McAllister MEP
On 27th January, Tom Tugendhat, Chairman of both the China Research Group in the House of Commons and the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee and David McAllister, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee shared their thoughts on how the UK and EU should respond across a number of policy areas to the challenges presented by the rise of China.
Click on the image below to hear their opening remarks.
NEWS | Jan 2021 | Virtual conversations and next Summer University
Following a pause in its activities due to the pandemic which resulted in the deferment of the Summer University 2020, the Network is planning a series of virtual conversations on major topical subjects. This began with a virtual conversation with Damian Green MP, Chair of the One Nation Caucus in the House of Commons. This series will culminate at the next Summer University to be held in September 2021 where we will bring together thought leaders of the next generation from politics, business, academia and civil society with some of the most respected decision-makers and thinkers on long-term trends.
NEWS | The 2019 Ideas Network 2030 Summer University
Click on the image below to hear about the Summer University.
The 2019 Ideas Network 2030 Summer University was held at Saïd Business School in Oxford on Thursday 12th September and Friday 13th September. The meeting focused on key areas including Security, Migration & Demography, Digital Change, Sustainability, plus Trade & Economics. You can view the full agenda here or click here to watch more videos.
To coincide with the 2019 Summer University a new 6-page report has been published “Focus on the key global trends to 2030”. Click here to read the full report.
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