UK Household Finance and Poverty Conference 2023 (In Person)

Wed Nov 08 2023 at 11:00 am to 05:30 pm

Brunel's SS Great Britain | Bristol

Personal Finance Research Centre
Publisher/HostPersonal Finance Research Centre
UK Household Finance and Poverty Conference 2023 (In Person)
Join us this November at the UK Household Finance and Poverty Conference, celebrating 25 years of the Personal Finance Research Centre.
About this Event

This one-day in person conference will showcase multidisciplinary research on some of the key financial issues affecting UK households. Join the Personal Finance Research Centre team and our speakers and panellists to exchange ideas and reflect on these present and future challenges.

Event schedule

  • 11:00am -11:45am: Registration and coffee.
  • 11:45am - 4:25pm: Main event.
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Drinks and networking.

Sessions and discussions will centre around 3 main themes:

  • Progress and problems – The past, present and future of household finances
  • The seen and unseen dimensions of poverty (with the Bristol Poverty Institute)
  • Research into policy and practice (with PolicyBristol)


This conference is free to attend but you must register and have a ticket to be admitted on the day. Please register here on Eventbrite to reserve your ticket and attend in person.

Your in-person ticket includes snacks and refreshments throughout the day, lunch, and entry to our drinks reception (including a complimentary drink). The ticket also includes free entry to the SS Great Britain museum and facilities; there will be opportunities both during and after the event for you to explore the museum spaces.

Who should attend?

We welcome people with an interest in research related to household financial issues, including academics, researchers and research professionals; regulators, policymakers and practitioners; charities; grassroots organisations; and people with lived experience.

Confirmed speakers and panellists include

  • Professor Adele Atkinson (University of Birmingham)
  • Professor Sharon Collard (University of Bristol)
  • Martin Coppack (Fair By Design)
  • Dr Chris Fitch (Money Advice Trust)
  • Professor David Gordon (University of Bristol)
  • Professor Rod Hick (University of Cardiff)
  • Emeritus Professor Elaine Kempson (University of Bristol)
  • Roma Pearson (Financial Conduct Authority)
  • Chris Pond (Financial Inclusion Commission)
  • Dr Caitlin Robinson (University of Bristol)
  • Associate Professor Levi Wolf (University of Bristol)

About the Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC) at the University of Bristol

Established in 1998, PFRC is an interdisciplinary research centre exploring the financial issues that affect individuals and households. We combine multi-method approaches with specialisms drawn from social policy, human geography, psychology, and social research. Our work is influential in shaping policy and practice.

Please be aware that we may take photographs during the event, which we will share online (including our Twitter feed, website and/or blog). If you are uncomfortable with this, please notify a member of the PFRC team on the day, or email [email protected], and we will endeavour to try and avoid including you in any photographs. Due to the nature of the event we cannot guarantee you won’t be in any images, but we will try and avoid taking photos where you are clearly visible.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Brunel's SS Great Britain, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, United Kingdom


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