We can all conceptualise long term value, but within our budget conscious and short-termist culture, it remains difficult to turn a long term view into practical and implementable steps that will return that value.

The ongoing financial crisis has placed huge strictures on immediate costs, just when the need for long term thinking has never been greater. Can we make whole life value the golden thread of development decision-making, procurement practices and public spending? If so how?

Speakers: Roger Madelin, Joanna Yarrow, Paul Morrell and Greg Penoyre.