Globally connected cities & their relationship to the nation state
Chair: Ambassador Ivo Daalder
17-19 January 2019
The intersection of machine learning and genetic engineering: what should be our check list for society and state as we blast off?
Chair: Mr James Arroyo OBE
7-9 February 2019
Modern Education: what is contemporary education for, whom should we be educating, and how is it best achieved?
Chair: Professor Stephen Toope, OC
14-16 March 2019
Renewing democratic societies to face the future: what insights can we draw from the last two-and-a-half years of Ditchley conferences?
Chair: The Rt Hon The Lord Hill of Oareford CBE
12-13 April 2019
The transatlantic community and global finance
Co-chairs: Dr Lawrence H. Summers and The Rt Hon The Lord Hill of Oareford CBE
26-28 April 2019
The rise of populism: a crisis of democracy or noisy renewal?
Chair: The Rt Hon David Davis MP
16-18 May 2019
Intervention in other states: do we still believe we can intervene for good?
Chair: Professor The Hon. Gareth Evans, AC QC FASSA FAIIA
13-15 June 2019
Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture LV
Delivered by Mark Carney - Governor of the Bank of England
6 July 2019
The future of strategic stability: how must modern deterrence evolve as landmark treaties expire and new weapons technologies and doctrines are developed?
13-15 September 2019
Transforming Ocean Data
Chair: Dr Linwood Pendleton
17-18 October 2019
Food security in the 21st century: global prospects for resilient and sustainable food production systems
Chair: Mr Michael McCain
1-3 November 2019
Japan, the West and China: Japan’s future and role in the world
Chair: The Hon. Alexander Downer AC
21-23 November 2019
Trust: in leaders, experts and institutions. Where and why has it gone and what can we do to renew it?
Co-Chairs: The Rt Hon The Lord Evans and The Hon Raaheela Ahmed
5-7 December 2019