Tutor2u have a great line-up of speakers for their 10th Anniversary Economics Teacher National Conference – Wednesday 27 June 2012 at the British Library Conference Auditorium at St Pancras in Central London. They are as follows:
Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and known throughout the world for his work on the rise of the BRIC nations will open the conference. Jim has a new book out – The Growth Map, economic opportunity in the BRICS and beyond – a great read for teachers and students
Ed Conway is the Economics Editor of Sky News. Ed joined Sky News in August 2011 after a year at the Kennedy School of Government Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright scholar. He was Economics Editor of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, where he wrote a weekly op-ed column on the economy as well as covering the financial crisis. He was the first to reveal the Bank of England’s plans to create money through quantitative easing, and to warn of the funding gap in the banking system which later led to the collapse of Northern Rock, and he won a number of awards. Ed was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford.
Philip Coggan is the Buttonwood columnist of The Economist. Previously, he worked for the Financial Times for 20 years and in 2009, he was voted Senior Financial Journalist of the Year in the Wincott awards and best communicator in the business journalist of the year awards. His latest book, “Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order”, was published by Penguin in 2011 and has been widely acclaimed as one of the best new books on the global financial crisis.
Dambisa Moyo will be our key note speaker after lunch. She is tremendously well known from her books Dead Aid and How the West was Lost and she has built a fine reputation as an international economist who comments on the macroeconomy and global affairs. Her new book due for publication ahead of our June conference is Winner Take All – China’s Race For Resources and What It Means For Us, a book on an issue that will be right at the forefront of many of globalisation and environmental topics that we teach at AS and A2 level.
Click here if you wish to register. Sounds as if it will be a great conference.