Ideas and impact: understanding Welsh think tanks

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Cardiff City Hall

Gorsedd Gardens Road

Cardiff

CF10 3ND

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The number of think tanks is booming and Wales is no exception. But what exactly are they and how do they differ from academic institutions or other types of non-governmental organisations?

At this seminar, Victoria Winckler, Director of the Bevan Foundation, will present the findings of a new report for WISERD, and share with delegates some recommendations on how academics and their institutions might work with think tanks.

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9.30 Introduction and welcome
Prof Sally Power, WISERD

9.40 The role of think tanks in Welsh civil society
Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation

10.10 Panel discussion: Think tanks old and new
with Hannah Durrant, Wales Centre for Public Policy; Auriol Miller, Institute of Welsh Affairs and Jane Williams, Morgan Academy

10.45 Coffee break

11.00 Rethinking social change: Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s new strategy
Frank Soodeen, Deputy Director, External Affairs, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

11.30 Changing political hearts and minds: what works?

Jo Salway, Head of Cabinet Office, Welsh Government
Graham Winter, Service Development Adviser, National Assembly for Wales

12.00 Lunch

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Cardiff City Hall

Gorsedd Gardens Road

Cardiff

CF10 3ND

United Kingdom

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