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IUSA Conference 2016

Ireland: Providing a Challenging Vision for a New Republic

 

Conference 2016

While many people are reflecting back on the events of 1916 and the intervening years, the Ireland United States Alumni Association Annual Congress on January 28th invites you to look forward to the next 20, 50 and 100 years.

Please note that the event has taken place already. Please check out our events calendar for future events

Join us at The Westbury Hotel to hear prominent speakers set out their vision for our future, inspiring us to envision exciting developments and challenges for the years ahead. They will bring insight, vision and ambition to the possibilities and potential of a new Ireland, the Ireland of our children’s future.   This exciting conference theme allows us look forward with hope and confidence to the challenges and opportunities ahead for Ireland. The format of the conference will include lightning talks of 8 minutes each, followed by moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A.

Speakers include

  • Amb. Kevin F. O’Malley, US Ambassador to Ireland
  • Mr. Sean O’Rourke, RTÉ
  • Mr. Ray Yeates, Dublin City Council Arts Officer
  • Mary Rose Burke, Director of International & Corporate Affairs, IBEC
  • Prof. Dáire Keogh, President, St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra & Deputy President Designate, Dublin City University
  • Dr. Joseph Roche, Lecturer in STEM Education, Trinity College Dublin & Former Mars One Candidate
  • Ms. Orla Murphy, Irish Youth Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly 2015

When & Where

Thursday, 28th January 2016:

4.30pm – Conference registration

5.00pm – Lightning talks and panel discussion with audience Q&A

7.00pm – IUSA Alumni Awards Dinner, including pre-dinner drinks in The Marble Bar

Note: We have changed the day of our annual Congress to Thursday for 2016.

Note: The IUSA AGM will start before the Conference at 3pm for members.

Who

Congress is open to everybody. All are welcome.

How much

Ticket prices are €65 inclusive

Dinner

Dinner is included.

How Do You Sign Up

Sign up through Paypal or pay by cheque to ‘Irish US Alumni’ 

Events Secretary, IUSA, C/O U.S Embassy Dublin, 42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Programme

Programme to be announced.

Check out Conference 2015

 

Who is coming?

Mr Sean O'Rourke

RTE Today with Sean O'Rourke

Dr Joseph Roache

Astrophysicist

Miss Orla Murphy

Irish Youth Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly 2015

Mary Rose Burke

Director of International & Corporate Affairs, IBEC

Ray Yeates

Dublin City Council Arts Officer

Amb Kevin O'Malley

US Ambassador to Ireland

Prof. Dáire Keogh

President, St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra & Deputy President Designate, Dublin City University