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Off the Record: Power

Off the Record: Power, Data, Tech, Design and Money

Year Here and Impact Hub present a series of intimate conversations with some of Britain’s most influential social change leaders. Off the Record offers our audience the chance to explore the big discussions of our time – Power, Data, Tech, Design and Money – in a candid and informal environment.

RSVP here* & join us for a glass of wine in conversation about:
*Impact Hub members have access to a limited number of free tickets. E-mail your Host for details.


3rd February, Impact Hub Islington.

From the corridors of power in Westminster to grass roots community organisers, who has the real power in Britain today?

Our speakers are:

  • Tom Bage, Communications Director at change.org.
  • Kieron Boyle, Head of the Social Innovation and Finance Team at the Cabinet Office.
  • Tom Chigbo, Lead Organiser for Citizens UK in Leeds.


10th February, Impact Hub Islington.

Big Data has blown open a world of opportunity to understand – and fix – some of the world’s toughest challenges. But are we equipped to exploit this opportunity? And what are the ethical considerations?

Our speakers include:

  • Andrea Coleman, Bloomberg Philanthropies.
  • Emma Prest, General Manager at DataKind.


OFFSITE – 2nd March, Impact Hub Westminster.

Despite the burgeoning Tech For Good scene, most tech innovations seem to focus on making life easier for the middle classes. Can that be changed? Is that so bad anyway?

Our speakers are:

  • Dom Campbell, co-Founder of FutureGov
  • Cassie Robinson, co-Founder of Tech For Good and The Point People.
  • Paul Miller, Partner at Bethnal Green Ventures.


16th March, Impact Hub Islington.    

Human-centred design, pioneered by IDEO, has swept the social impact world in recent years – but how much is design really changing vulnerable people’s lives for the better?

Our speakers include:

  • Lauren Currie, Programme Leader at Hyper Island and co-Founder of Snook.
  • Mat Hunter, Strategy Director at the Central Research Laboratory and former Head of Design at the Design Council.
Feb 3rd
18:30 - 21:00
Entry fee Free

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