Investment in Africa: new frontier v. old insecurities
Chair: H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo
In partnership with The Brenthurst Foundation

26-28 January 2017

Drones, remote weapons and other robots: the military, commercial, legal and ethical implication
Chair: General Sir Richard Barrons KCB CBE

16-18 February 2017

Which way is West and is the West still best? What do President Trump, Brexit and the technological revolution mean for the future of the West
Chair: Mr Peter Thiel

16-18 March 2017

Non-state actors and the changing nature of conflict
Chair: Dr David Malone
In partnership with The United Nations University

6-8 April 2017

Can Saudi Arabia lead the Gulf to a knowledge economy and a sustainable and stable future?
Chair: Ms Karen Elliott House 

18-20 May 2017

The Arctic at the crossroads: cooperation or competition?
Co-Chairs: The Honourable Jean Charest PC and Mr Duane Smith
In partnership with the Canadian Ditchley Foundation

9-11 June 2017

Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture LIII
In Defense of Globalism
Delivered by The Hon. John F. Kerry

8 July 2017

The future of the Transatlantic community and the international order
Co-Chairs: The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright and Mr Stephen J. Hadley
In partnership with the American Ditchley Foundation

8-10 September 2017

From words and pictures to impact: how can think tanks, convenors, socially responsible companies and other not-for-profit organisations have more impact on the world?
Chair: The Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander

12-14 October 2017

Russia's role in the world, today and tomorrow
Chair: Ambassador William J. Burns

16-18 November 2017

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: how do we make sure technology serves the open society?
Chair: Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt PhD FRS FREng FBCS 
In partnership with Vodafone Group

8-10 December 2017