16 February 2019
Bush House, King’s College London


How does your future look? Are you perhaps about to start your first job? Have you been thinking about how to do something meaningful when you graduate? But unsure how to translate that dream - that commitment - into reality? 🌱🌟

If you’re part of the PA Community or another impactful venture/society, apply to join the guest list!

Project Access is a student movement with more than 3,400 people involved. We're asking ourselves the same exact questions. We've therefore decided to create a conference to bring together the coolest student leaders and some amazingly inspiring individuals to the stage.

At PA2019 | Shaping Futures, we want to show the world that student movements can have an amazing impact. We will discuss impactful careers. We will try to find answers to some of the above questions.

And we hope you'll join! πŸš€

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πŸ“ Bush House, King's College London
πŸ“† Saturday 16th of February. 1.30-6.00pm

πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“Who should come?
We have personally invited 200 student leaders at the most impactful societies and student startups in the UK.
You can apply to join the guest list here:

Only 100 tickets will be open to the public - your opportunity to join the discussions.

πŸ’‘Why Come?
🎯Important Topics | The global job market is changing. The β€œwhy” of jobs is getting more central. What role should student talent take in this transformation?

πŸ‘₯ Peer Networking | Meet trailblazing students from top-universities, all engaged in something cool and impactful

πŸš€Startup Battlefield | We’ll finish off PA2019 with 8 of London’s coolest startups pitching 8 jobs in 3 minutes each. Find your dream summer internship or job here! More below!

Apply to join the guest list:


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13:30 | Doors openπŸšͺ

14:00 | Opening Statement: PA2019 - Shaping Futures | Anna Gross & Emil Bender Lassen, PA Co-founders

14:15 | Keynote 1: Future of Social Mobility | Stephen Machin, Professor at LSE and best-selling author πŸ“š

14:45 | Panel 1: Shaping Futures through Finance | Sofia Bartholdy (UN PRI), Sol Eskenazi (Impact Management Project) & Matt Lewis (Acumen) πŸ’°πŸŒ±

15:15 | Networking Break πŸ€β˜•

16:00 | Keynote 2: The Future of Impactful Leadership | Nat Ware, CEO and Founder of 180 Degrees Consulting πŸ’‘

16:30 | Panel 2: Future of Work | James MacFarlane (MD, The Creator Fund), Ken Janssens (MD, JP Morgan | Chairman, Out & Equal), Alvin Carpio (CEO, Fourth Group) & Sapana Agrawal (Chief of Staff, McKinsey New Ventures) πŸ’ͺ

17:00 | Startup Battlefield | 8 startups pitching! Secure the next step of your future πŸš€

17:30 | Networking Reception (and free wine 🍷)




Startup Battlefield

At the end of PA2019, we’ll give the floor to 8 of the coolest startups in London. They’ll pitch themselves and a job/internship opportunity-
And hey! It’s right before the networking session - this is your chance to land the next step of your future!


Talent Partners

PA2019 | Shaping Futures is aimed at student leaders who are doing amazing things while at university.
We are proud to recognise the following organisations as Talent Partners:


Don’t see your organisation? Contact Emil Bender Lassen, PA CEO, on to hear if your organisation is eligible for the Talent Partnership and the associated benefits



Please get in touch with Thea Pagani (Organising Chair) at
For enquiries specific to partnerships, please get in touch with Riccardo Broggi (Director of Partnerships) at