Professor Niall Ferguson
Mrs Moneypenny, FT Magazine
Nicola Clase, Swedish Ambassador to the Court of St James
What do Prime Minister David Cameron; historian Simon Schama; Writer Neil Gaiman; the FT's "Mrs Moneypenny"; Professor Lynda Gratton; artist Maggi Hambling; Singer & Campaigner Annie Lennox; actress Miriam Margolyes; actor Tom Hollander; Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of ‘The Black Swan’ and 'Antifragile'; Sir Martin Rees, Master, Trinity College Cambridge and Astronomer Royal; Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen and Sir Mark Walport, Director, Wellcome Trust; filmmaker Molly Dineen; journalists David Aaronovitch, Jon Snow, Rachael Johnson, Jenni Russell, Zoe Williams, Steve Richards and Iain Martin have in common?
They have all participated since 2009 in the acclaimed private ideas festival Names Not Numbers, an "experiential residential" ideas festival which discusses ideas about individuality in an intelligent knowledge networking conference with a series of salons before, during and after to build lasting relationships.
The next Names Not Numbers will take place over two days and nights in March 2014 in the iconic coastal town of Aldeburgh, Suffolk for a series of provocative short talks, panel debates, films, entertainment, fine dining and beach ‘walking workshops’.
Click here for the summary of March 2013 programme and how to apply to attend in March 2014.
Alain de Botton, Philosopher and Writer