Register now for the 2023 Isle of Man Government Conference

25 August 2023

With only four weeks to go until the second Isle of Man Government Conference, members of the public are encouraged to register for the event to engage with Government and guest speakers in conversations surrounding the themes of Education and Skills, Finance and Government Budgets, and Housing and Infrastructure.

Taking place on the evening of Wednesday 20 September 6pm – 8.40pm and all day on Thursday 21 September at the Villa Marina, the Conference will bring together key stakeholders, guest speakers, and thought leaders to discuss critical issues with the public encouraged to share their thoughts and find out more about key policy initiatives being delivered across the Isle of Man Government.

This year’s event will focus on; education and skills on Wednesday 20 September evening and finance and budgets and housing and infrastructure on Thursday 21 September. Alongside these topics, the agenda comprises presentations on topics including planning, healthcare and the economic strategy, as well as panel Q&A’s with Ministers.

The Conference will serve as an ideal opportunity to speak to Government Ministers and potentially constituency MHK’s.

Chief Minister, Alfred Cannan MHK, commented: ‘Planning is well underway for the second annual Government Conference taking place next month. This year’s event serves as a pivotal opportunity to come together, provide progress updates and foster in-depth discussion on key areas for the future of the Island.

‘We have put together an agenda which features a variety of different presentations and Q&A sessions giving the public the chance to ask Ministers important questions as well the opportunity to hear a wide range of perspectives through independent key guest speakers.

‘We hope people take the chance to engage with the important topics on the Conference agenda and to listen and input thoughts and opinions to work to the goal of creating a secure, vibrant and sustainable future for our Island and the changes needed to make that happen.’

Further details about the conference, including a full agenda and a link for free registration, are available here: Individuals are able to attend the full day or join individual sessions that are of interest.