Rio+20 and the green economy; how to make prosperity sustainable
Professor Lord Stern
19-21 January 2012
In partnership with the UN Foundation *

Philanthropy for the 21st Century
Mr Nicholas Ferguson
16-18 February 2012

Cultural Diplomacy: does it work?
Sir Vernon Ellis
8-10 March 2012
In partnership with the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress *

Income inequality and its impact on economic management and growth 
The Rt Hon. James Purnell
22-24 March 2012

Multiculturalism and religion in foreign policy
Mr Kamalesh Sharma
19-21 April 2012

Can international intervention work?
The Rt Hon. Lord Malloch-Brown KCMG
24-26 May 2012

Putting science, government, business and innovation together  
Sir Keith O'Nions
28-30 June 2012

Annual Lecture XLVIII
Changing Turkish Foreign Policy in a Changing World?
by Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu
14 July 2012 

Security and prosperity in East Asia
Ambassador Christopher R Hill
13-15 September 2012

A two-tier Europe and its consequences
Lord Jay of Ewelme GCMG
4-6 October 2012

Water:conserving our most precious natural resource
Ms Patricia Mulroy
26-28 October 2012
In partnership with American Ditchley and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas *
Global power shifts: what do the new players want?
The Rt Hon. Jean Chrétien PC OM CC QC
15-17 November 2012
Canadian Ditchley sponsored conference *

How should drug control policy change?
Baroness Meacher of Spitalfields
6-8 December 2012

* The Ditchley Foundation actively seeks financial support from other organisations sympathetic to the Foundation’s aims and objectives.  Any such funding is accepted on the basis that the sponsor or funding institution gains no influence over the direction of the conference programme or individual conferences, though their support will be fully acknowledged in appropriate ways.