Date: Wednesday 4 August 2010
Time: 02:00pm - 05:30pm
Location: Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ
The ASI is pleased to announce a new event: The Liberty Lectures. It is aimed at students of varying ages and is free to attend. We have put together some of the top thinkers on liberty in this country, so this is a unique opportunity. Also, books will be given out on the day to further your education for the ends of liberty.
Date: Thursday 22 July 2010
Time: 12:45pm - 02:00pm
"Acquisition in the time of Austerity: A perspective on the Strategic Defence and Security Review"
Bernard Gray is Chairman of TSL Education. Bernard joined the business as Chief Executive when it was acquired by Exponent in 2005. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of CMP Information, the UK media arm of United Business Media, for 5 years and in that role was responsible in turning around the company from losses to profits of £40m a year. From 1999-2001 Bernard was Strategy Director of UBM, and was heavily involved in the proposed Carlton-UBM merger, and the subsequent sale of UBM's ITV franchises to Granada for £1.7bn, as well as overseeing some £1.5bn of other corporate transactions.
Bernard's earlier career involved 2 years at the Ministry of Defence, where he directed the Strategic Defence Review of 1998, almost 10 years as a journalist on the Financial Times Group, including spells as the FT's Defence Correspondent and writing the Lex Column. He started his career with 5 years in investment banking and capital markets working for Bankers Trust and Chase Manhattan in London and New York.
In non-executive roles, Bernard has been a director of Cable & Wireless and Five, the UK broadcaster.
This power lunch will take place from 12.45-2pm. If you are interested in attending please contact Philip at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7222 4995.
Date: Tuesday 13 July 2010
Time: 12:45pm - 02:15pm
"The Gap in the Curtain"
Hugh Hendry is Partner, CIO & CEO of Eclectica. Hugh is the principal portfolio manager and leads both the investment thinking and the research team. He has 18 years' industry experience with Baillie Gifford, CSAM and Odey Asset Management. At Odey he managed a range of funds from $1.0bn of long only European mandates, including the award winning Odey Continental European Fund, to the The Eclectica Fund. Hugh graduated from Strathclyde University in 1990.
All power lunches take place from 12.45-2.15pm in our offices at 23 Great Smith Street, Westminster. These events are by invitation only, but if you are interested in attending please contact Philip at email@example.com or on 020 7222 4995.
Date: Tuesday 15 June 2010
Time: 06:30pm - 06:30pm
The Free Society and the Adam Smith Institute present:
CAN A BIG SOCIETY BE A FREE SOCIETY?
Power or persuasion: what’s the big idea?
Chaired by Claire Fox (Institute of Ideas), speakers include Dr Eamonn Butler (director, Adam Smith Institute), Tim Evans (chairman, Libertarian Alliance), Martin Kettle (associate editor, Guardian), Shane Greer (executive editor, Total Politics), Simon Hills (associate editor, The Times Magazine), and Heather Brooke (freedom of information campaigner).
020 7222 4995