CSaP Annual Conference 2020

This year our annual conference will have a particular focus on topics that CSaP and our network have worked on, with invited experts offering insights into some of the latest research that has the potential to inform decisions taken by policy makers.

Dates Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 09:30
Venue The Royal Society, London
Website Event website

Event details:

Conference topics include:

  • Systems thinking
  • Food strategy
  • Transnational organised crime
  • Plastics and the circular economy
  • Citizen science
  • Social cohesion
  • Net zero
  • Privacy enhancing technologies
  • Space science

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • Alice Bunn - International Director of Policy, UK Space Agency
  • John Clarkson - Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Tamsin Cooper - National Food Strategy, Defra
  • Jennifer Gabrys - Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge
  • Sally Howes - Chair, UK Space Agency Steering Board
  • Imran Khan - The Wellcome Trust
  • Carston Maple - Cyber Security Research, University of Warwick
  • Theresa Marteau - Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge
  • Natasha McCarthy - The Royal Society
  • Tristram Riley-Smith - UKRI Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Securtiy Research
  • Emily Shuckburgh - Cambridge Zero, University of Cambridge
  • Johannes Vogel - Natural History Museum, Berlin
  • Patrick Wood - Chief Technology Officer & Programme Management Director, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group


Cost of attending:

  • Students and postdocs - £45
  • CSaP Fellows - £110
  • Government, academia, learned societies and voluntary sector - £145
  • Industry - £300
  • Media - please email Jackie Ouchikh


How to register:
To register your place at the conference, please click here.


For more information, please email annualconference2020@csap.cam.ac.uk


The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge is a new initiative that aims to cultivate stronger relationships between policymakers and experts in the sciences and engineering.