Science at the Labour Party Political Conference

This blog post was written by Beck Smith, the Biochemical Society’s Head of Policy.

Labour Party Political Conference 26 – 30 September, Manchester

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Event one:

Organised by the Engineering the Future Alliance – Monday 27 September

Venue and time: Manchester Central (secure) 17:30

Theme: An Industrial Policy for the 21st Century: Engineering growth in Britain

Chair: Iain Mulheim (SMF)

Confirmed speakers: Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP (Shadown Business Secretary), Kate Bellingham and DavidKestor (Design Council)

Further event information.

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Event two:

Organised by the Royal Society and the 1994 Group – Monday 27 September

Venue and time: Radisson Hotel, Beccham/Richter Room 17:30 – 19:30

Theme: The scientific century: can research secure our future prosperity?

Speakers: Rt Hon David Lammy MP (Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills), Paul Marshall (Executive Director, 1994 Group), Professor Richard Jones FRS (The Royal Society), Professor Nigel Vincent (Vice-President, The British Academy) and Will Hutton (Executive Vice Chair, The Work Foundation)

Further event information.

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Event three:

Organised by the ESRC Genomics Network – Tuesday 28 September

Venue and time: Charter A, Marquee 2, Manchester Central Convention Complex 19:00 – 20:00

Theme: A secure society? Technological solutions to social challenges?

Speakers: Dr Steve Sturdy (ESRC Genomics Forum, University of Edinburgh), Professor Adam Hedgecoe (Cesagen, Cardiff University) and Dr Paul McCarthy (Lancaster University)

Further event information.

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