Future Events

Warfare 2.0: The Cyber Threat to States, Businesses and All of Us

Warfare 2.0: The Cyber Threat to States, Businesses and All of Us

Monday 23 October 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


GCHQ's former chief Robert Hannigan and Head of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the Oxford Martin School Sadie Creese come to the Intelligence Squared stage to discuss the new rules of cyber war, where terror, crime and state hostility all intermingle on the same battlefield.
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Randall Munroe with Marcus du Sautoy

Monday 2 October 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


On 2nd October, Intelligence Squared are bringing together two of the world’s best-loved masters of explaining and popularising science, Randall Munroe and Marcus du Sautoy, who will lift the lid on the technology we love and on the cutting edge of current scientific research.
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The Great Realignment: Britain's Political Identity Crisis

Wednesday 13 September 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


The traditional dividing lines of left and right are dissolving into new tribes. How will these alignments play out as we face the challenge of leaving the EU? To explore these questions, Intelligence Squared are bringing together the most experienced politicians with some of Britain's most outspoken political analysts.
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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

Thursday 28 September 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


Satya Nadella is one of the world’s most inspirational business leaders, as much a humanist as a technologist and executive. On September 28th, he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to discuss his personal journey from a childhood in India to becoming CEO of Microsoft.
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Niall Ferguson on History's Hidden Networks

Wednesday 4 October 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


Niall Ferguson is the preeminent historian of the ideas that define our time. He has challenged how we think about money, power, civilisation and empires. Now he wants to reimagine history itself.
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Michael Lewis On How Behavioural Economics Changed The World

Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


Michael Lewis is one of the most successful non-fiction authors alive. On November 14th, he will explore the extraordinary story of behavioural economics - the theory which has revolutionised everything from big data to medicine, from how we are governed to how we spend, from high finance to football.
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James Rhodes And Armando Iannucci

Thursday 25 January 2018, 7pm | Cadogan Hall


Intelligence Squared is bringing Armando Iannucci and James Rhodes to our stage to discuss the transcendent power of music. These two exceptional minds will be using the concert grand at Cadogan Hall to show how the great composers can touch our hearts and change our lives.
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The Art of Speaking in Public

Thursday 21 September 2017, 4pm | The Dorchester


Our team of experts at Debate Mate will help you to develop your speaking skills and craft a cogent argument. In small interactive group sessions, you’ll improve your powers to think quickly under pressure, and respond to challenges with resilience and poise.