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The Facts Facing the UK's Future
The Queen's College, Oxford
Colloquium at The Queen’s College, Oxford on Tuesday 9 January 2018: 10.30am – 4.30pm

At a time of great uncertainty on the matter of Brexit, The Queen's College Colloquium brings together leading experts from the UK, Europe and the US to provide an informative synthesis of the future facts on possible outcomes to ongoing negotiations. Speakers will consider what could lie ahead for the UK, what solutions should be sought and actions now taken, with a concluding Round Table Discussion and Questions chaired by Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, the University of Oxford.

By invitation only.

The programme for the day is below. For more information, please contact Anna Thorne.

Professor Paul Madden, Provost, The Queen’s College

The European Crisis
Andrew Moravcsik, Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

Berlin Rules
Sir Paul Lever, Former UK Ambassador to Germany, Honorary Fellow, The Queen’s College

The EU’s Future Direction
Jonathan Story, Emeritus Professor, International Political Economy, INSEAD

The Real BREXIT Challenges Facing the UK in 2018
Sir Simon Fraser, Managing Partner of Flint Global and a former permanent undersecretary at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

China Reaches for the World
Georges Haour, Emeritus Professor of Technology & Innovation Management, IMD

The Future Realities for EU & UK Agriculture and a new EU Governance Model   
Daniel Guéguen, Founder & Head of Strategy, PACT European Affairs, Professor of Comitology, College of Europe

What British Business is saying about Brexit 
Paul Mizen, Professor of Monetary Economics, University of Nottingham
Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford

The Future Realities for UK Banking and Finance
Karl Lannoo, CEO of Centre of European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels

Academic Freedom in the Future UK
Professor Alastair Buchan, Head of Brexit Strategy, University of Oxford

Round Table Discussion and Questions
Chaired by Professor Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

A Global Perspective
Paul Polman, Group Chief Executive Officer, Unilever

Followed by a drinks reception 


This Colloquium has been curated by Mr Anthony Simon, President Marketing, Unilever (retired) and a former student of The Queen’s College and INSEAD.

Further details will be shared with registered attendees in the coming weeks.