Theme: Lifestyle & Society


10.30am to 12.00pm Lecture Theatre 1 Battle for New Technologies
MySpace generation

12.15pm to 1.15pm Lecture Theatre 2 Lunchtime Debates
Demonising parents

1.30pm to 3.00pm Student Union Bar-room Rants
Eat, drink and be merry - banned

1.30pm to 3.00pm Henry Moore Gallery Battle Talk
Toxic Childhood

3.30pm to 5.00pm Cafe Café Conversations
Child protection

3.30pm to 5.00pm Student Union Bar-room Rants
Revolting students

5.15pm to 6.00pm Lecture Theatre 1 Provocation Lecture
Recycling is a waste of time


10.00am to 10.45am Seminar Space Breakfast Banter
Are we a nation of sporting losers?

10.00am to 10.45am Cafe Breakfast Banter
Friendship or networking?

11.00am to 12.30pm Lecture Theatre 2 Salon Debates
School sport

4.00pm to 5.30pm Cafe Café Conversations
Will ethical shopping save the world?

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"The 2006 Battle of Ideas did what it said on the tin: prejudices were punctured, common wisdom was questioned and original thinking honoured. The saying was coined in Texas, but I suggest that the Battle of Ideas adopts it as the conference motto: ‘sacred cows make the best burgers."
George Brock, Saturday Editor, The Times