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Written on 21 May 2019

Bennett Institute 2019 Conference Audio

The Bennett Institute has released an audio archive with three of the main sessions from its 2019 public policy conference.

The recordings cover: economics, sustainability and climate change; industrial strategy; and technology companies vs the democratic state.

Early information about the 2020 Bennett Conference will be released in the autumn on the Bennett Institute newsletter (sign-up here).


2019 Conference Audio


The Wealth Economy: Social & Natural Capital

Chair: Professor Sir David King 

Speakers: 
Matthew Agarwala (University of Cambridge) 
Dimitri Zenghelis (University of Cambridge) 
Dr Yan Zhang (University of Cambridge)


What kinds of innovation policies and industrial strategy are most likely to sustain spatially inclusive and socially equitable economies?

Chair: Dr Tony Curzon Price (BEIS) 

Speakers: 
Sir Richard Leese (Greater Manchester Combined Authority) 
Dr Penny Mealy (University of Cambridge) 
Dr Eoin O’Sullivan (University of Cambridge) 


Who Decides? Tech companies vs the Democratic state

Chair: Professor David Runciman (University of Cambridge)

Speakers: 
Professor Emily Bell (University of Columbia) 
Dr Laura James (University of Cambridge) 
Josh Simons (University of Harvard)