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Photographs from Names Not Numbers London, February 2016

 

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NNN Oxford 2015: Vittorio Colao in conversation with Cardinal Vincent Nichols

 

Photographs from Names Not Numbers Oxford, September 2015

 

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Names Not Numbers Highlights 2014

Watch video highlights, listen to podcasts, view the photo gallery, download illustrations and group session boards, and read articles by CNN from Names Not Numbers 2014.


Names Not Numbers Video Highlights 2014

Podcasts

HIGHLIGHTS FROM NAMES NOT NUMBERS 2014: WHAT MATTERS
Listen to selected highlights from the 2014 Names Not Numbers; this year examining 'What Matters Most to Individuals in a Mass Age'.
 
FRONT LINE REPORTING
Chair: Jonathan Heaf, Features Director, British GQ
Panel: Anthony Borden, Executive Director, Institute for War & Peace Reporting
Ed Caesar, Writer
Giles Duley, Photographer
Sean Langan, Journalist and Documentary Film-maker

WHAT MATTERS IN NATURE
With Bridget Nicholls, Founder, Pestival

MEDICAL GENETICS: THE PROMISE AND THE LIMITS
Chair: Mark Henderson, Head of Communications, The Wellcome Trust
Panel: Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Barrister and Broadcaster, former Chair of the British Council and Chair of the Human Genetics Commission.
Anna Middleton, Ethics Researcher, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Professor Sir Mike Stratton, Director, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

MEDIA MATTERS
Michael Wolff, Contributing Editor,Vanity Fair and Columnist, GQ, in conversation with Peter Bale, Vice President and General Manager, Digital, CNN International

WHAT MATTERS TO MAGGI HAMBLING
Maggi Hambling, Artist in conversation with Kirsty Lang, Presenter Front Row Radio 4, BBC

CULTURE IN HISTORY – CAN THE PAST PREDICT THE FUTURE? 
Chair: Kirsty Lang, Presenter Front Row Radio 4, BBC
Panel: Stephen Barber, Group Managing Director and Group Head of Communications, Pictet Group
Orlando Figes, Professor of History, Birkbeck College, University of London
Kate Maltby, Writer and Academic; Head of Publications, Bright Blue

CITIES AND TOMORROW’S SOCIETY 
Chair: Matt Peacock, Group Director of Corporate Affairs, Vodafone
Panel: Dr. Michelle Baddeley, Professor in Economics and Finance of the Built Environment, UCL
Leo Johnson, Partner, Sustainability & Climate Change, PwC
Rt Hon David Lammy MP, Labour MP for Tottenham
Marc Vlessing, Co-founder, Pocket 

WHAT MATTERS MOST: FAITH, BELIEF, OR MIND?
Chair: Mary Ann Sieghart, Writer and Broadcaster
Panel: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Columnist and Broadcaster
Stephen Grosz, Psychoanalyst and Author
Tim Montgomerie, Comment Editor, The Times
Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE, Senior Rabbi, West London Synagogue

PHILANTHROPY
Chair: Giles Gibbons, CEO and Founder, Good Business
Panel: Joe Cerrell, Managing Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ben Elliot, Founder, Quintessentially Foundation
Catherine Mayer, Editor at Large, TIME
Lady Catherine Meyer CBE, CEO, Parents & Abducted Children Together (PACT)

DAMIAN BARR’S SALON DOES THE ‘80’s 
Chair: Damian Barr, Writer & Salonniѐre
Panel: Rachel Johnson, Author and Columnist, Mail on Sunday
Dylan Jones OBE, Editor, British GQ
Peter York, Cultural Commentator and Associate, Editorial Intelligence

EVERYONE TOGETHER, THE DIGITAL CONVERSATION THAT MATTERS 
Chair:  Stevie Spring, Chairman, Children in Need
Tamara Ingram, President and CEO of Team P&G/WPP
MT Rainey, Chairman, TH_NK

WHAT MATTERS TO MARGARET ATWOOD
Margaret Atwood in conversation with Baroness Helena Kennedy QC

THE BRITISH PARAORCHESTRA  
Introduced by Charles Hazlewood, Conductor and Founder of The British Paraorchestra, with singer Annie Cowan.

WHAT MATTERS IN FOOD WITH AA GILL & JONATHAN MEADES
A.A. Gill, Writer and Critic in conversation with Jonathan Meades, Journalist and film-maker.

CAPITALISM
Chair: Ravi Mattu, Acting Deputy Editor, FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times
Panel: Iain Martin, Commentator and Author
Paul Mason, Broadcaster, Channel 4 News and commentator 
Mrs Moneypenny, Heather McGregor, Director, Taylor Bennett 
Helena Morrissey CBE, Chief Executive, Newton Investment Management
Anne Richards, Chief Investment Officer, Aberdeen Asset Management

WHAT MATTERS: LOVE
Chair: Professor Simon May, Visiting Professor of Philosophy, King’s College London
Panel: Dr. Armand D’Angour, Classicist and Musician, Jesus College, Oxford University
Beeban Kidron, Director, Cross Street Films
Paul Mason, Broadcaster, Channel 4 News and commentator

LITTLE ENGLANDERS OR WORLD CITIZENS?
Chair: Catherine Mayer, Editor at Large, TIME
Panel: Nihal Arthanayake, Broadcaster and DJ, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Asian Network
Sunder Katwla, Director, British Future
Melanie Phillips, Journalist, Author and Broadcaster
Stefan Stern, Visiting Professor, Cass Business School

WHAT MATTERS TO RUBY WAX
Ruby Wax Comedienne, Writer and Mental Health Campaigner in conversation with Jemima Khan, Film Producer, Editor and Activist.

DIPLOMACY AND ITS DISCONTENTS I: HARD POWER
Chair: Toby Mundy, Chief Executive and Publisher, Atlantic Books
Panel: Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Correspondent and Anchor, CNN
Susan Gibson, Board Member, International Rescue Committee UK
Rear Admiral Chris Parry CBE, Security Expert and Strategic Forecaster 
James Rubin, Visiting Scholar, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford
 
DIPLOMACY AND ITS DISCONTENTS II: SOFT POWER 
Chair: Dr Anthony Seldon, Master, Wellington Collage
Panel:Sir Martin Davidson KCMG, Chief Executive, British Council London
Harvey Goldsmith, Managing Director, Artist Promotion Management
Isabel Hilton, Editor, China Dialogue
Matthew Kirk, Group External Affairs Director, Vodafone

GOODBYE TO THE WESTERN WORLD? THE DECLINE OF THE WEST AND THE RISE OF CHINA 
Martin Jacques, Author, When China Rules the World in conversation with John Gapper, Chief Business Commentator, Financial Times.