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29 June 2017, The Royal Society, London
Our 2017 annual conference will bring together members of our extensive network to discuss some of the opportunities for policy makers at both local and national levels to draw on academic expertise in support of more effective public policy.
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Invited speakers will debate some of the priority topics identified by our network this year – from the future of the internet to industrial strategy and the role of place – and how the learning generated by our network is being drawn on by policy makers, researchers and civil society.
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For a full list of speakers and topics, please download a copy of the conference agenda
Who should attend?
This conference has been designed for an audience of policy professionals, researchers and business leaders who have an interest in how evidence and expertise is used in support of more effective public policy.
Cost of attending
- Students and postdocs - £30
- CSaP Fellows - £95
- Government, academia. learned societies and voluntary sector - £130
- Industry - £295
Costs include attendance at all sessions, as well as lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
How to register
To book your place at our annual conference, please click here.
About CSaP's annual conference
Our annual conference welcomes more than 200 people from across a range of government, academic and business organisations. Topics covered during our conference focus on our most recent work bringing together academic experts and decision makers in government. For information on our previous conferences, please click here.
University of Kent
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)
Early Intervention Foundation
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge
Department of Computer Science and Technology
The National Trust
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Amazon Research Cambridge
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
Government Office for Science (GO-Science)
University of Essex
Department of Health and Social Care
Industrial Strategy Commission
The Royal Society
Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge
Independent Transport Commission
CSaP Advisory Council
The Wellcome Trust
What's next for devolution in England?
Why does it matter that we should have devolution in England? What has happened to English devolution over the past year? These are just two of the questions discussed by Jo Casebourne in this session on 'Devolution in England'.
Social cohesion, commitment and trust
Chaired by Julia Unwin, former Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, panel members included Tom Hook, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Professor Dominic Abrams, University of Kent, and Dr Sander van der Linden, University of Cambridge.