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CSaP Annual Conference 2019

26 June 2019, 9:30am

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2019 CSaP Annual Conference

26 June 2019, The Royal Society, London

CSaP's Annual Conference will bring together members of our network from government, academia and elsewhere to discuss some of the policy challenges we have worked on over the past year such as environmental policy; emerging technologies and social care; quantum computing; risk and uncertainty; and many more.

To book your place at the conference, please click here.

This year’s annual conference marks the start of CSaP’s 10 year anniversary. With a focus on topics that CSaP has worked on during the year, academic experts will offer insights into some of the latest research that has the potential to inform decisions taken by policy makers.

Download the agenda here.
Confirmed speakers and chairs include:

The keynote will be delivered by Dr Stephen Cave, Executive Director, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence who will speak on 'Intelligence as Ideology: its History and Future'.

Conference topics

Parallel sessions will cover topics on:

  • Environmental policy
  • Emerging technologies for social care
  • Extreme risks
  • Cybercrime
  • Technology & society
  • Opportunities and challenges of quantum technologies
  • Climate change and marine systems
  • Place policy after Brexit
Registration and cost of attending
  • Students and postdocs - £45
  • CSaP Fellows - £110
  • Government, academia. learned societies and voluntary sector - £145
  • Industry - £300

Costs include attendance at all sessions, as well as lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

To book your place at the conference, please click here

Conference partners and sponsors



Banner image by Steve Slater, flicker CC

Henry Dieudonné-Demaria

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

Dr Rob Doubleday

Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

Helen Evans

Home Office

Dr Malte Gerhold

Care Quality Commission

Dr Gemma Harper

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

Dr Alice Hutchings

Department of Computer Science and Technology

Rohit Kaushish

National Farmers Union

Professor Michael Kenny

Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge

George MacGinnis

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Professor Robert Marsh

National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University Of Sothampton

Dr Molly Morgan Jones

British Academy

Rumtin Sepasspour

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER)

Professor Timothy Spiller

University of York

Dr Marcus Tomalin

Centre for Research in the Arts Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge

Professor Bhaskar Vira

Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

Dr Catherine Rhodes

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER)

Dr Tristram Riley-Smith

Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

Emma Woods

The Royal Society

Dr Natasha McCarthy

The Royal Society

Dr Stephen Cave

Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI)

Jackie Ouchikh

Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

Laura Sayer (née Hyde)

Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge