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LED Forum 2017

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Kat Hanna, Research Manager at Centre for London, will be running a workshop at the LED Forum 2017 on the theme ‘London at a crossroad: Policy and Planning’.  The workshop will run from 14.00 to 15.40.

How do Local Economic Development Actors respond to shocks? 

Organized annually by students in the Local Economic Development MSc at the London School Economics, the LED Forum is an occasion to learn and work on the most current pressing local issues.

In the midst of the refugee crisis or Brexit, the 2017 Forum will focus on how local authorities, the private sector, NGOs and international organisations throughout the world come to terms with “shocks”, such as rapid economic change, significant political and social changes as well as natural disasters in order to manage inequality, social and economic marginalisation, welfare needs and emerging economic opportunities.

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Speakers include...

Soraya Goga, Lead Urban Specialist, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice, World Bank

Enzo Gregori, European Investment Bank

Nick Horne, Lead Humanitarian Advisor to Turkey, UK Department for International Development (DfiD)

Kilian Kleinschmidt, Humanitarian Expert

Simona Lammarino, Head of Geography & Environment, LSE

Neil Lee, Assistant Professor of Economic Geography, LSE

Kate Osamor, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Paolo Veneri, Economist, OECD

Emily Wilkinson, Senior Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

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London School of Economics

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London School of Economics