Recordings and useful information:
The following recordings are now available:
You can read the Twitter feed for the debate and previous events at #ExeEURef.
Register to vote
We encourage everyone to register to vote for this important referendum by Tuesday 7 June 2016. Find out more about www.aboutmyvote.co.uk.
UK in a Changing Europe
There are several other events coming up relating to the EU Referendum which may be of interest to you:
- Friday 27 May: EU Referendum: IN or OUT - You decide #2.
- Wednesday 8 June: Brexit: Would it leave Britain and Europe less secure?
- Wednesday 15 June: Are we really European? A round table discussion on culture and identity.
About this event
Everyone is invited to join this special event which will focus on the European Union Referendum. You will be able to hear from both 'remain' and 'leave' advocates, and participate in an audience Q&A session.
We intend to record and live stream the event and will be using #ExeEURef on Twitter.
We are pleased to confirm the following panellists.
For the 'remain' side:
- Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Exeter
- Ben Bradshaw MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Exeter
For the 'leave' side:
- Tim Martin, Founder and Chairman, JD Wetherspoon
- Alicia Mosley, University of Exeter student
The panel will be chaired by Dane Harrison, University of Exeter Debating Society.
Venue and information
The event will take place in the Alumni Auditorium, Forum, Streatham Campus.
Overflow venue: we will be using Forum Exploration Lab 1 as an overflow room.
Penryn Campus: a separate event is being organised on Friday 20 May by FXU. For more information please visit the event web page.
18.00 - doors open
18.30 - event starts
This event will follow a standard debating format. Each speaker will start with a five minute speech, followed by an audience Q&A session.
The panel chair will take questions from a variety of sources including pre-submitted questions, Twitter (anyone outside of the main auditorium is welcome to submit questions via #ExeEURef), and questions from the floor.
Following the audience Q&A each speaker will give a two minute summing up speech.
20.00 - event ends
Please register for this event using the 'register' link on this page.
If you have any questions about the event or wish to register without using Eventbrite please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A question and answer session with an expert panel will take place on Friday 20 May in Penryn, hosted by Falmouth University, FXU, and the University of Exeter. Please visit the EU Referendum - in or out? web page for details.