Challenges of Government Conference 2018

The Future of Government
Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Open to the public
This event is free – register to attend
01 - 02
November 2018

In an increasingly unstable global political climate, governments around the world face greater challenges than ever. This year, the Challenges of Government Conference will look at the 'Future of Government', analysing how technological changes, new kinds of politics and different approaches to addressing inequality can be harnessed for the public good.

View the programme here and register to attend the conference by signing up below. There are some sessions running in parallel and you will be asked to choose between these.

The Challenges of Government Conference is the Blavatnik School's annual flagship event, which brings together the brightest minds in government, the private sector and academia to discuss policies, strategies and solutions to the world’s public policy challenges. View previous Challenges of Government Conferences.

With thanks to our knowledge partner: McKinsey Center for Government.


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