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Cambridge & Brexit: Discussing our future

The conference provides a space of reflection and discussion for the Greater Cambridge community on the UK’s present and future relationship with the EU as seen from Cambridge. The conference is open to all. Places available online and on the door.
When Feb 24, 2017
from 01:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ
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A space of reflection and discussion for the Greater Cambridge community on the UK's present and future relationship with the EU as seen from Cambridge.

Doors open from 1pm to 8pm: come by just for a bit or join us for the whole afternoon, it's up to you!

What's on?
• 13:20-15:20: Community Panels
An opportunity to hear from local residents and The Wilberforce Society policy teams about the potential impact and opportunities of Brexit on the economy, agricultural policy, the UK's different regions, the pharmaceutical industry, universities, and our human rights.
• 15:50-16:30: Keynote Discussion 'Cambridge & Brexit'
A lively discussion on the future of the Greater Cambridge community and the rest of the UK as negotiations to leave the EU begin. Featuring, among others, Prof Iain Martin, VC of Anglia Ruskin University; Francoise Lefevre, Cambridge alumna and partner at Linklaters; and Dr Victoria Bateman, Lecturer in Economics.
• 17.00-19.30: Roundtable Discussions
A chance for you to discuss what really matters to our community, and what direction the negotiations to leave the EU should take. Introduced by Daniel Zeichner MP, and moderated by a range of local residents and students.
• 19:30-20:00: Closing statements

Advance registration here
Places also available on the door - just turn up!

General queries can be directed to secretary@cambridgeforeurope.co.uk

 

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