RSA Events


Society & Culture

The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


City Growth Commission

October 28th, 2013

Episode 107 of 494 episodes

RSA 2020 Public Services launches the City Growth Commission, a major new inquiry into how best to enable England’s major cities to drive growth and respond to the fiscal and economic challenges of the future. Speakers included Commission Chairman Jim O'Neill, retiring Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management\\; Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities\\; Councillor Jon Collins, leader, Nottingham City Council & Ben Lucas, Chair of Public Services, RSA.

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