Discussion

5 Ideas to change the world

Join us for an evening of thought-provoking ideas. Each of the five first-class speakers – who have been chosen for their clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion – will present an idea that could reshape our future. Hosted by Jo Coburn.

 

Speakers

Toby Young

Toby Young

Journalist and a cofounder of three free schools. Speaking on: "The Secret sauce of the most successful schools"

Timandra Harkness

Timandra Harkness

Presenter of BBC Radio 4's FutureProofing, writer and comedian. Speaking on: "Big data: does size matter?"

Professor Tony Young

Professor Tony Young

Surgeon and Director of Innovation, NHS England. Speaking on: "How the NHS can become a Silicon Valley for health"

Antonio Mugica

Antonio Mugica

CEO of Smartmatic, the electronic voting company, Speaking on: "The future of democracy is digital"

Vinay Gupta

Vinay Gupta

Blockchain innovator, Ethereum. Speaking on: "The Blockchain: the next phase of the internet? Can it help solve some of our hard global problems?”

Jo Coburn

Jo Coburn

Chair

BBC Daily Politics presenter

Venue

Church House, Westminster SW1P 3NZ