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Flynnvestigated

Flynnvestigated 08 December, 2017   Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, accepting a plea deal His testimony could implicate other senior members of Trump’s Campaign team Trump may have been involved in the...

Iran and Saudi Arabia: Battle for the Middle East

Iran and Saudi Arabia: Battle for the Middle East 01 December, 2017 Relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have become increasingly strained over the past few years Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation has sparked rising tensions in the region This week,...

Speaker Announcement: Michael Lewis

Speaker Announcement Michael Lewis We are delighted to announce Michael Lewis as a Speaker for #WarCon18! Michael is the CEO of E.ON UK and will be speaking about energy and the environment on our panel debate “Infrastructure and the Environment: New problems call for...

Cambodia’s Democratic Demise

Cambodia’s Democratic Demise 24 November, 2017 On the 16th of November, Cambodia’s Supreme Court ordered the dissolution of the country’s main opposition party, marking another blow to the state’s commitment to democracy. In its ruling, the court banned 118 members of...

Speaker Announcement: Gavin Hewitt

Speaker Announcement  Gavin Hewitt   We are delighted to announce Gavin Hewitt as a Keynote Speaker for #WarCon18! Gavin Hewitt is currently BBC News’ Editor and was formerly BBC News’ European Editor for 5 years.Gavin Hewitt, BBC News’ EditorGavin...

Xi Jinping’s ‘Chinese dream’

Xi Jinping's 'Chinese dream' 17 November, 2017 At the 19th Chinese National Congress, Xi Jinping, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), gave a clear indication of his vision of the “Chinese dream”. During his three and a half hour...

Exclusive Networking Event in Review

Exclusive Networking Event in Review 11 November, 2017 On Friday the 3rd of November 2017, we hosted our second ever Exclusive Networking Event. The event aimed to build on the success of the previous one, which was held in February 2017 and was attended by 150...

Speaker Announcement: Jean-François Mazaud

Speaker Announcement  Jean-François Mazaud   We are delighted to announce Jean-François Mazaud as a Keynote Speaker for #WarCon18! Jean-François is Head of Private Banking at Societe Generale and sits on their Group Management Committee. Jean-François will be...

Theresa’s Dismay

Theresa's Dismay 10 November, 2017 In recent weeks, numerous high profile politicians have been accused of misconduct and allegations of sexual harassment, with women working in Parliament having been using a WhatsApp group to share information and disseminate...

Speaker Announcement: Basil Scarsella

Speaker Announcement  Basil Scarsella   We are delighted to announce Basil Scarsella as our first panellist for #WarCon18! Basil is a former FIFA Executive Committee member and the current CEO of UK Power networks. Basil will be speaking about innovation in the...

Carney Banking on Success

Carney Banking on Success 4 November, 2017 Yesterday, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to raise interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5%, the first increase in over 10 years. The rate rise, that had been expected for a while, is in response to...

Showcase Event 2018

Warwick Congress 2018 Showcase Event 27 October, 2017 On the 19th October 2017 we, in collaboration with Warwick in London, hosted our Showcase Event at The Stanley Building in King’s Cross, London. The London event stands alongside our Exclusive Networking Event held...

The Nuclear Deal Decertification

The Nuclear Deal Decertification The Nuclear Deal Decertification 20 October, 2017 President Trump has never been a huge supporter of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, often dubbed the ‘Iran nuclear deal’. During both his campaigning for the...

The Catalonia Conundrum

The Catalonia Conundrum 13 October, 2017 According to the Catalan government, 2.2 million people cast their votes on Sunday in favour of the region’s independence. Catalonia, the northeastern region of Spain with it’s own language and distinct cultural differences,...

Exclusive Networking Event 2018

Exclusive Networking Event 2018 03 October, 2017 Warwick Congress’ second Exclusive Networking Event will be hosted at Warwick Business School on 3 November 2017. The first Exclusive Networking Event was held on February 2017 and was attended by 150...

Innovation is now!

Innovation is now! 29 September, 2017 We live in an age of great technological advancement and resource scarcity, like never seen before. Change is both our challenge and our opportunity, and innovation is our tool to form the future and succeed in it. We believe in...

Warwick in London Showcase Event

Showcase 2018 19th OCTOBER, 2017 Showcase Event in London On the 19th October 2017, Warwick Congress will be hosting a showcase event at the Stanley Building in Pancras Square, King’s Cross, London. "Over 100 delegates from both the academic and the corporate world to...

Speaker Announcement: Tom Spreutels

Speaker Announcement Tom Spreutels   Tom is a Managing Director in Citi’s EMEA Corporate Banking, and responsible for EMEA Insurance and Asset Management and UK Financial Institutions franchise. Tom Spreutels, Managing Director – Head of UK Financial Institutions...

Speaker Announcement: Abhinay Muthoo

Speaker Announcement Abhinay Muthoo Abhinay Muthoo is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick. He is also the Dean of Warwick in London and the Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab. Prior to starting his current role as...

Speaker Announcement: Monica Kalia

Speaker Announcement: Monica Kalia Monica Kalia is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 20 years’ experience within the financial services sector, and is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Neyber. Neyber was co-founded in 2014 by Monica and her...

Partnership Announcement: Barclays Investment Bank

Partnership: Barclays Investment Bank 17 MARCH, 2017 We are thrilled to announce Barclays Investment Bank as our partner for Warwick Congress this year! Barclays Investment Bank, formerly Barclays Capital, is the investment banking division of the British...

Speaker Announcement: Miriam Maes

Miriam Maes has worked 35 years for multinationals and more than 20 years managing national and international P&L’s. She spent 15 years in the B2B energy and climate change space.

Sponsorship Announcement: AOF Environment Systems

We are delighted to announce AOF Environmental System as one of our sponsors this year! All the way from Taiwan! AOF Environmental System is an environmental machine manufacturer based in Taiwan.

Speaker Announcement: Paul Hilder

We are delighted to announce Paul Hilder as a speaker at Warwick Congress 2017! Paul will be addressing the Technology topic from a Politics perspective of the Congress.

Partnership Announcement: InvestIN

Partnership: InvestIN 03 February, 2017 Warwick Congress is extremely happy to announce InvestIN as one of our partners. InvestIN is a dynamic organisation that coaches ambitious young people to reach the pinnacle of their career goals. "InvestIN is a dynamic...

Partnership Announcement: Ernst & Young

We are thrilled to announce EY as our latest partner of Warwick Congress! EY is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. EY is one of the largest professional services firm in the world and is one of the “Big Four” accounting firms.

Speaker Announcement: Alexander Betts

We are delighted to announce that Alexander Betts, director of the world leading Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford, will be addressing delegates at the first ever Warwick Congress in February.

Speaker Announcement: James Thornton

We are delighted to announce James Thornton, founding CEO of ClientEarth, as a speaker at Warwick Congress. James will be addressing the Environment topic from the legal perspective of the Congress.

Speaker Announcement: Michael Møller

We are thrilled to announce our special speaker Michael Møller, Director General of United Nations Office at Geneva and Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament.

Partnership Announcement: Herbert Smith Freehills

Warwick Congress LTD are proud to announce Herbert Smith Freehills as one of our sponsors for this year!
Becoming a twin powerhouse of corporate and disputes, Herbert Smith Freehills have maintained their position as market pioneers.

Speaker Announcement: Diana Wallis

Diana Wallis, former Vice President of the European Parliament and current President of the European Law Institute is a true representative of WarCon’s interdisciplinary vision, and will be addressing our Europe topic from the law perspective.

Partnership Announcement: CAPP

Warwick Congress LTD are proud to announce Capp as one of ENE Partners.
Capp’s vision is ‘To match the world to their perfect job’. The firm will be helping students attending Warwick Congress to do the same.

Partnership Announcement: Bloomberg L.P.

Warwick Congress LTD are proud to announce Bloomberg L.P. as one of their partners.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981…

Speaker Announcement: Sir Vince Cable

Speaker Announcement Sir Vince Cable Warwick Congress is happy to announce that Sir Vince Cable, former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills will be speaking at Warwick Congress 2017! Cable will be discussing Technology from the Economics...

Partnership Announcement: Dartmouth Partners

Partnership: Dartmouth Partners 07 January, 2016 Warwick Congress is extremely happy to announce Dartmouth Partners as one of our ENE partners. Dartmouth work with ambitious, forward thinking companies to help them recruit rising stars and future leaders, and will be...

Announced Speaker: Kate Russell

Speaker Announcement: Kate Russell We are delighted to announce that Kate Russell, BBC Click Presenter, will be speaking at the first Warwick Congress next month. Kate will be addressing Technology from the Politics perspective. Kate Russel, BBC Click Presenter Kate...

Announced Speaker: Antonio Guglielmi

We are delighted to announce that Antonio Guglielmi, Head of European Equity Research at Mediobanca, will be addressing the first ever Warwick Congress in February.

Sponsorship Announcement: BMO Global Asset Management

Sponsorship Announcement: BMO Global Asset Management 18 December, 2016 Warwick Congress is proud to announce BMO Global Asset Management as one of sponsors. BMO Global Asset Management is a branch of the BMO Financial Group. BMO offer access to specialized teams of...

Sponsorship announcement: DLA Piper

Warwick Congress LTD are proud to announce DLA Piper as one of our sponsors.

DLA Piper is a multinational law firm located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

What is the Purpose of the Academic Talks?

The purpose of this year’s academic talks is to deepen your understanding of the most pressing issues facing our society today. We have made it our mission to create…

Partnership Announcement: Lawyer 2B

Partnership Announcement: Lawyer 2B 30 November, 2016 We are thrilled to announce our second media partnership with Lawyer 2B! Lawyer 2B will be publishing articles on Warwick Congress 2017 throughout and after the Congress in February. "For 15 years Lawyer 2B has...

What is the ENE?

150 students will be given the opportunity to interact with our partners to strengthen their applications, experience interactive sessions and expand their network!…

Announced Speaker: Jacques Ripoll

We are delighted to announce that Jacques Ripoll, Head of Global Banking & Markets at Banco Santander, will be addressing delegates at the first ever Warwick Congress in February.

Corporate Showcase Event

The Warwick Congress Corporate Showcase Event was an impressive display of what to expect from us in the future!…

Welcome To Warwick Congress

Hello and Welcome to Warwick Congress! We are over 45 motivated students, brought together to establish an entirely student-run conference