The McWhirter Conference, Oxford 2018: 'Economic Wealth = Social Wellbeing?'


The 2018 McWhirter Conference, Oxford is at Trinity College, Oxford on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th March:

Inspiring young people to debate topical issues and to think about their future role in society


With previous speakers including Baroness Chakrabarti, Sir Richard Dearlove and Sir Roger Bannister, the McWhirter Conference provides a unique, and sometimes life-changing, educational opportunity for bright sixth formers from both state and independent schools.  Small syndicate groups follow each of the four talks and 'Dicey' culminates in a ‘Question Time’ plenary session.

The McWhirter Foundation and its supporters host the Conference at Trinity College Oxford, with no cost to those attending. The conference encourages students to think about their own role in society and to think about how they might get involved with shaping Britain's future. Since 1975, more than 2,500 sixth formers have attended a McWhirter Conference.

Speakers for 2018 will be announced shortly


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