Events and Conferences


THINK is a one-day conference aimed at 16-25 year-olds which brings together some of the most prominent and thought-provoking economists from all over the world to introduce you to new ideas and change the way you think about the world and the major challenges facing us.

Next year’s THINK will be held on Saturday 1st July 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

You can buy tickets here.

Oxbridge Training Day

If you’re interested in attending Oxford or Cambridge, then you could benefit from our day of insight and information about Oxbridge life as we provide valuable advice on personal statements, interview dos and don’ts and topics worth investigating before your interview.

This year’s Oxbridge Training Day will take place on Wednesday 27th September 2017.

To find out more and RSVP, please email [email protected].

Teacher Seminars

If you are an A-Level Economics teacher, you may be interested in attending our next FREE Teacher Seminar to hear from economists and professors on topical issues and how they are related to the A-Level Economics Syllabi.

Our second teacher seminar of 2017, “Labour Markets, Wages, Employment, and Controls”, will be held on Wednesday 21st June at the IEA offices on 2 Lord North Street, Westminster, SW1P 3LB, with speakers to be announced in the coming weeks.

To find out more and RSVP, please email [email protected].

Sixth Form Conferences

Every year we hold over 20 FREE Economics Conferences for A-Level and IB students at schools all over the country.

Click here to see a list of 2017 school conferences and find one near you!

Future Freedom

Future Freedom is a series of monthly events aimed exclusively at under 30s including film screenings, panel discussions, book launches and more.

Find out when the next Future Freedom event is here.

Freedom Week

Freedom Week is an annual, one-week seminar which teaches students about classical liberalism and free-market economics, and it’s entirely free to attend – there is no charge for accommodation, food, tuition or materials.

Applications for Freedom Week 2017 are now open, and the deadline is Friday 31st March.

Alumni Events

Every year we have a get together of IEA Alumni for the chance to hear what the IEA has been doing, about our future plans and for you to let us know about your own plans and achievements. It’s also a great opportunity to meet up again with the people you met on the Summer Programme or at Freedom Week, while an IEA intern or at one of our events or conferences. You can also meet new people who share your interest in the ideas and principles the IEA explores and advocates.