EDUCATION, JOBS AND EQUALITY

2 days / 6 keynotes
10 roundtables / 30 speakers
Knowledge is power

STOCKHOLM — 26 and 27 May 2016
PROGRESSIVE GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE

Welcome to #PGC16

The aim of #PGC16 is to create an exceptional space for a group of leading politicians, academics and policymakers from across Europe, north America and the wider world to engage in informal and frank discussions about future economic and political trends ‒ and how progressive parties can navigate them.

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Stefan Löfven

A message from our hosts

The Swedish prime minister welcomes you to Stockholm.

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Ayesha Hazarika

The ‘killer idea’ for progressives

We’ve decided to try something different in Stockholm this year.

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@GurrAdam – 25 mins

RT : Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@Joe_Widdup – 40 mins

RT : Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@Kynoch86 – 1 hour

RT : Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@louie1616 – 2 hours

RT : Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@hartung74 – 2 hours

RT : Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@SKYVIEWFB – 2 hours

RT : Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@RealAg_Kelvin – 2 hours

Soybean row spacing yield comparison from Hans Kandel, NDSU:

@RealAg_Kelvin – 4 hours

There are 220 political appointee positions at USDA, including ag secretary, notes @agripulse’ Sara Wyant.

@RealAg_Kelvin – 4 hours

.@DarylRitchison’s thoughts at this point for ’17 growing season in ND:

@SKYVIEWFB – 4 hours

RT : Dry 2017 growing season in US? hinting it could be at :

From previous conferences

Highlights from past Policy Network events

Meet the

Speakers

#PGC16 brings together leading progressive politicians and thinkers from around the world. This year’s line-up includes:

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Stefan

Löfven

Prime minister of Sweden
Prime minister of Sweden

Stefan Löfven


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Magdalena

Andersson

Minister for finance, Sweden
Minister for finance, Sweden

Magdalena Andersson



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Jörg

Asmussen

Former state secretary at the German federal ministries of finance and labour and executive board member of the European Central Bank
Ex-European Central Bank

Jörg Asmussen


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Deborah

Mattinson

Founding director of BritainThinks/WorldThinks and former pollster to the UK Labour party.
BritainThinks

Deborah Mattinson


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Max

Roser

Project director of Our World In Data, University of Oxford, UK.
Our World In Data

Max Roser


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Will

Marshall

President and founder of the Progressive Policy Institute, US.
Progressive Policy Institute

Will Marshall



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3rd June 2016

Speaker: Rajay Naik, chief executive officer, Keypath Education, and former director of government and external affairs, Open University, UK Chair: Helene Hellmark Knutsson, minister for higher education and research, Sweden In his presentation, Rajay suggested a number of ways to both widen participation in higher education (HE) and make access fairer. High tuition fees are […]

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3rd June 2016

Speakers: François Taddei, director, Centre for Research and Interdisciplinarity, France; Sonia Sodha, chief leader writer, Observer newspaper, UK Chair: Sandro Gozi, secretary of state for European affairs, Italy Sonia started off by suggesting that well-being was a very subjective notion and that we should instead look at different categories such as happiness, mental health, agency. […]

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3rd June 2016

Speakers: Will Marshall, president and founder Progressive Policy Institute. Jenni Karjalainen, senior adviser to the Finnish Union of Professional Engineers and a former special adviser to the minster of labour. Chair Mikael Damberg, Swedish Minister of Enterprise and Innovation. Analysis – changing nature of work: * Across developed economies is workers are scared of losing […]

Partner

Progressive Governance 2016 is held in conjunction with the Swedish Social Democratic party

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