2018

The future of policing in the digital age

January 25-27

(Chair: Commissioner Cressida Dick)

How does aid need to transform to deliver the World we want and need?

February 8-10 

(Chair: Ms Gayle Smith)

Turkey’s place in the West

March 15-17

(Chair: The Rt Hon. Jack Straw)

The Ocean: an opportunity for a new level of international cooperation or a tragedy of the commons?

April 19-21 

In cooperation with the Canadian Ditchley Foundation

(Chair: The Honourable Lawrence Cannon)

The future of the EU and the euro, after Brexit

May 17-19 

(Chair: Dr Alexander Stubb)

The Internet: how do we make it safer without losing its vitality?

June 7-9                                              

(Chair: Dr Vinton Cerf)

54th Annual Lecture
07 July 2018
By EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager

Festival of Ideas: Future Human, Future Communities

July 14                                                 

The crisis of democracy in Europe and the United States: its causes and what the West must do to resolve it

September 14-16 (Conference in New York)

In cooperation with the American Ditchley Foundation

(Co-Chairs: Ambassador Emily Haber and Ambassador (Ret) Nicholas Burns)

Modern family: what is it for, what are its prospects and what are the implications for societies and states?

October 4-6 

Chair: The Baroness Deech DBE)

Modern deterrence: what does the combination of nuclear, BCW, cyber and AI mean for the evolution of western deterrence against state and non-state actors?

November 8-10 

(Chair: Sir Richard Mottram GCB)

China and the West: different values, the same global economy. How do we respond to challenges on the premise of mutual respect?

December 6-8 

(Co-Chairs: Dean Xiang Bing and Sir Andrew Cahn KCMG)