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Investing in Science: Securing Future Prosperity

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09:00 22 Nov 2010 – 17:00 23 Nov 2010
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Chatham House, 10 St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4LE

Speakers: Professor John Beddington CMG FRS; Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government; Professor Brian Cox; Royal Society University Research Fellow and Chair in Particle Physics, University of Manchester; Lord Rees; President; The Royal Society

This international conference will bring together political leaders, investors, scientists, industrialists, renowned experts, analysts and commentators to examine the relevance and the role of science in prosperity and the quality of life.
- What role can science and innovation play in encouraging economic growth?
- What solutions can science provide in tackling global challenges such as security, health and climate change?
- What is the impact of investment in science on an economy?
- What policy action is required to encourage investment in science and innovation and where is this investment best directed?
Speakers:
a. Professor John Beddington CMG FRS; Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government
b. Professor Brian Cox; Royal Society University Research Fellow and Chair in Particle Physics, University of Manchester
c. Lord Rees; President; The Royal Society
Register:
http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/science/-/section/register/id/168/
Members of IOP can register at a discount. When booking online please use the following promotional code: 3IOP11

Event type: Conference
Co-sponsored by: Institute of Physics
Organised by: Chatham House
Contact details: Chatham House
conferences@chathamhouse.org.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7957 5753
Conference Unit, Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4LE, UK

http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/science


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