Events

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Living Well

Living Well: Health and wellbeing for a better quality of life

In conjunction with the University of Winchester and supported by Paris Smith and Energise Me, we are delivering a seminar to explore how we can all live well. The rise of new ‘health’ trends communicated via media platforms has called into question what living well really means. Chaired by the University’s Chancellor Alan Tichmarsch, this event is the third of a series of debates on linked and topical issues. Speakers of the seminar include Professor Shireen Kassam, Consultant Haematologist at…

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LEPs and the central South – join us for our seminar with PwC

Since their establishment in 2010, Local Enterprise Partnerships have been integral to economic growth across England. In July this year the Government sought to strengthen their role, making proposals designed to ensure they are fit for purpose. Join us for our free seminar, organised in conjunction with PwC, which offers an opportunity to learn how our local LEPs see their future role and discuss how they can help fulfil the needs of the Central South of England. Date: Monday December…

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Lord Jim O’Neill’s speech to Devolution South conference

‘Devo South: Getting Back on Track’ conference In November 2017 Lord Jim O’Neill was the keynote speaker at the Southern Policy Centre’s ‘Devo South: Getting Back on Track’ conference.  His speech to delegates can be seen here: The full transcript of the speech can also be seen below. “Good morning, thank you Stuart, and thank you John for inviting me.  As I said, it was back some time when this idea was first brought to me, and I said to…

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Open Data publishing workshop

A few months ago lots of people helped the Open Data Institute (ODI) crowdsource a Long List of Open Data Publishing Tools. Many of those tools now appear in the ODI’s Open Data Publishing Tools Audit. On Wednesday 27th September ODI Hampshire is running a workshop on behalf of the ODI for people and organisations who publish data. The emphasis is on statistical data, but anyone who publishes data is welcome to attend, and there’s still time to register via…

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Devolution in central Southern England: British Academy Round Table

Devolution in central Southern England: British Academy Round Table In March 2017 as part of a series of events across the country organised by the British Academy as part of the Governing England programme, a discussion at Winchester Cathedral visitor centre took place just a week after the new Isle of Wight Council leader indicated his opposition to the Solent Combined Authority proposal despite the recent publication of a consultation which found significant public support for it. John Denham, Chair…

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