Events

From high-level in-conversations and policy webinars, to large-scale conferences, our events draw from a network of government, industry, academia and civil society to foster debate and discussion. If you would like to register your interest in attending, follow the link under each session. Please note that some events are for Global Counsel clients only.

An Inclusive Transition to a Sustainable and Resilient Meat Sector

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Panel discussion with Marc Buckley, Resilient Food Futurist; Didier Toubia, CEO of Aleph Farms; Cor Van Der Weele, Professor at Wageningen University; Sophie Egan, Director of Strategy, Food for Climate League; Ruaraidh Petre, Executive Director, Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef.

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Client Call: covid-19 policy update with Matthew Swindells and Dr. Harpreet Sood

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GC expert panel discussion with Alex Dawson, Practice Lead for UK Politics and Policy at GC; Matthew Swindells, former deputy CEO of NHS England; and Dr. Harpreet Sood, former Chief Clinical Information Officer at NHS England and clinician to discuss the consequences of lifting restrictions in the UK; What the new ‘acceptable’ threshold for the number of covid-19 deaths and hospitalizations is likely to be and how might this impact any future restrictions; how an increasing number of covid-19 cases and fully vaccinated people will change self-isolation rules for businesses and travelling; and what the considerations are for UK businesses when considering the lifting of restrictions, self-isolation rules, and travel.

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What’s next for the Biden agenda?

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GC expert panel on what the second half of the year might look like for President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats; and what could be included in bills this fall relating to taxes, climate change, and other provisions.

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Buckle up: the impact of the Fit for 55 package for industry

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GC expert panel with Tom White, Director; Ermenegilda Boccabella, Adviser on energy and climate; and Giorgio Corbetta, Senior Associate. They will break down the package and analyse implications for energy, manufacturing and transport industries.

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Rise of Southeast Asia’s Tech Startups

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In-conversation with Willson Cuaca, Managing Partner of East Ventures; and Bernadette Cho, General Manager of Entrepreneur First Singapore to discuss where are the best venture capital opportunities in Southeast Asia now and why; how can international players participate in the region’s different tech ecosystems; and as the competition landscape changes, with a few players dominating key sub-sectors of the digital economy, what sort of response can we expect from regulators. The discussion will be moderated by Marissa Lee, Senior Associate at Global Counsel Singapore.  

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The next phase of US-EU relations

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In-conversation with Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow at Brookings, former Deputy Assistant to the US President and Senior Director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council; and Denzil Davidson, former Special Adviser to the previous British Prime Minister and Adviser on EU and multilateral policy at Global Counsel to discuss the last four years of US policy and what has changed in the US-EU relationship since the new administration took over in January; the outcomes of the Biden and Putin summit on June 16th and how the US and EU create policy towards competitors, like Russia and China.

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The UK border in 2021-2022: changes ahead for importers

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Panel discussion with Stephen Adams, Senior Director; Elly Darkin, Associate; and Chris Salmon, Founder of Clearborder UK. They will discuss the proposed timetables for the phasing out of UK easements, including any possible slippage in this timetable; the key practical implications for importers of this normalisation with respect to product standards, certification and other key import protocols and the UK 2025 Border Strategy and its scope to deliver improvements for UK importers and the suppliers in the EU.

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Data sharing and patient outcomes

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Panel discussion with Matthew Swindells, Former Deputy CEO of NHSE; Jonathan McKee, Head of IG at Cerner and President-Elect, Medicine and Society Section at the Royal Society of Medicine; Natalie Banner, Lead, Understanding Patient Data; Dr Carl Brookes, Consultant, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Harpreet Sood, Adviser and Board Member of Health Education England, on data sharing and patient outcomes.

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Meat Sector in Transition: creating an inclusive approach to systemic change

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Virtual dialogue contributing to the UN Food Systems Summit’s action tracks. Participants will include actors from across meat value chains, academics, UN agencies, government, and think-tanks. The event will include five interactive breakout sessions. Convened by Global Counsel and sponsored by Aleph Farms. 

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Adapting to a new normal: how have UK small businesses innovated in unprecedented times?

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Panel discussion with Paul Scully MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers & Labour Markets; Kaushalya Somasundaram, Head of Payments Partnerships & Industry Relations at Square UK; Jordan Shwide, Head of UK Business Banking at Monzo; Andrew Goodacre, Chief Executive of The British Independent Retailers Association and chaired by Rebecca Park, Senior Practice Lead, Financial Services at Global Counsel to discuss how have UK small businesses innovated in unprecedented times.

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Southeast Asia's prolonged pandemic

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GC expert panel with Thomas Gratowski, Practice Lead, global macro; Brigitta Kinadi, Senior Associate; and Jens Presthus, Senior Associate, to discuss cash-strapped governments, slow vaccine rollouts, and implications for the region's economic recovery.

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