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The Centre for Brexit Studies (CBS) Annual Conference 2018

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Centre for Brexit Studies 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE, I-CENTRUM, BIRMINGHAM SCIENCE PARK Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March 2018

The Centre for Brexit Studies invites you to attend its annual conference to hear from key speakers from the world of academia, business and politics, in addition to promoting our own latest research findings.

Friday 16th March 2018

9.00 – 9.30 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

9.30 – 9.45 – Welcome and Intro Prof de Ruyter, Chair Annual Conference

9.45-10.45 – Prof Alex de Ruyter (CBS) and Rebecca Semmens-Wheeler (CBS), “Findings from the CBS Roadshow: understanding the perceptions of voters in rural and regional England on Brexit”

10.45-11.15 COFFEE

11.15-12pm Keynote Speaker; Prof Patrick Minford, Applied Economics, Cardiff Uni, former adviser Margaret Thatcher

12.00 – 12.15 COFFEE

12.15-1.30pm: Panel Discussion Vicky Pryce, Economist; Anthea McIntyre MEP, John Mills, Labour Leave Economist, Saqib Bhatti, VP Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, President Asian Business Chamber of Commerce; Gerard Lyons, Economist; Sir Mark Boleat

LUNCH: 1.30– 2.30pm

2.30-3.15pm Keynote Speaker; Prof Vernon Bogdanor

3.15 – 3.45pm Thomas Cole, Head of Policy & Research, Open Britain

3.45 – 4.00pm COFFEE

4.00 – 4.30pm Bernard Jenkin MP

4.30 – 5.00pm Paul Forrest, Director West Midlands Economic Forum: “Regional Perspectives”.

5.00 – 5.30pm James Roscoe, Director of Communications, Department of Exiting the European Union (DExEU)

5.30 – 5.40pm Summary and Close – Prof de Ruyter

6.00 - 7.30pm Evening Reception

Saturday 17th March 2018

8.45 – 9.00AM COFFEE & REGISTRATION

9.00 – 10.30am CBS Parallel Sessions Co-organisers Stefania Paladini (CBS) and Ewan Kirk (CBS)

10.30 – 11.00am Anastassia Beliakova, Head of Trade Policy, British Chamber of Commerce ‘Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities for Business’

11.00 – 11.15 COFFEE

11.15 – 12.00 Anna Soubry MP

12.00 – 12.30 Charlotte Galpin, University of Birmingham

12.30 – 1.00pm Beverley Neilsen

1.00 – 1.30pm Summary and Close Prof Alex de Ruyter


Further information on the event and the speakers taking part can be found at: https://www.bcu.ac.uk/centre-for-brexit-studies/news-and-events/annual-conference-2018




Things to do in Birmingham

Whilst attending the conference, why not make the most of what the city has to offer? From chic cocktail bars to Michellin Star restaurants, museums and art galleries, fantastic music venues and a chocolate factory. Birmingham really does have something for everyone.

For our top pick of the best places to stay and attractions to visit, please see the BCU website:

https://www.bcu.ac.uk/student-info/open-days/november/explore-birmingham

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