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Make and Create: Design and Innovation in Practice Based Research

9th July 2018
This summer event will bring together an audience of academics, students and policy makers to discuss the work of the V&A Research Institute and how design influences practice-based research. It will also allow guests to take part in a ‘making’ activity to highlight the value of practical design skills.
Designing Information for Public Understanding

Roundtable on Education, Skills and the Next Generation of Designers

16th May 2018
The All-Party Design and Innovation Group, in partnership with the Design and Technology Association and the Design Business Association, is delighted to host a roundtable discussion on the present state of design education in secondary schools, universities and the impact that this is having on the design industry.
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Reforming adult social care: what can England learn from other countries

10th May 2018

A joint event by the All-Party Parliamentary Health Group and the Nuffield Trust

As Government prepares to launch its Green Paper on social care in England, the issue of how to fund adult social care could not be more pressing.

Design and the future of housing policy

Design and the Future of Housing Policy

30th April 2018
The All Party Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group (APDIG) will host a panel discussion on how design can influence Government policy on housing and the built environment on Monday 30th April.
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Industrial Strategy: in conversation with Rachel Reeves and Norman Lamb MP

23rd April 2018
Our exciting 'in conversation' event with two parliamentarians leading on important aspects of the Industrial Strategy: Rachel Reeves MP, the chair of the Commons BEIS Select Committee, and Norman Lamb MP, chair of the Commons Science & Technology Select Committee.
Countdown to Brexit

Countdown to Brexit: A conversation with Lord Adonis & Tim Shipman, Political Editor of the Sunday Times

29th March 2018
Policy Connect brings Lord Andrew Adonis and Tim Shipman, two of the most prominent national voices from politics and journalism, to discuss the Brexit debate that will shape all of our futures.
assistive technology and the industrial strategy

Assistive Technology & the Industrial strategy

26th March 2018
The Government's Industrial Strategy, published late last year, is an ambitious plan to support UK industry to “boost the economy, build on the country’s strengths and embrace the opportunities of technological change”.