The London Conference is carefully and imaginatively curated. Each year the conference programme is developed to address the most pressing issues facing London, including keynote speeches, panel discussions, interviews and quick-fire presentations.
In previous years we’ve explored how London can respond to disruptive times and become an inclusive, working capital, London’s place in the world after the EU referendum, and the priorities for the new Mayor of London,
Exciting and influential speakers
The conference has a reputation for attracting influential speakers and high-level attendees. Previous speakers have included the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan; former Mayors of London Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone; Deputy Mayor of New York Alicia Glen, Lord Peter Mandelson, former UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband; and Baroness Martha Lane-Fox and Newsnight Lead Presenter Emily Maitlis.
The London Conference is supported by a coalition of business, public and third sector partners; we work hard to bring funders from different backgrounds together.
In recent years, partners have included the City of London Corporation, L&Q, the London Borough of Camden, London Councils, McKinsey & Company, JLL, J.P. Morgan and Trust for London.
Highlights from The London Conference 2019
Cities are not just run by governments: they’re run by networks of experts from different sectors, and it is essential that these people exchange their ideas. The London Conference exists to facilitate this exchange.
Ben Rogers, Director, Centre for London.