Annual Conference

Rescheduled: Engineers Ireland National Conference 2020 

In light of the developing COVID -19 situation and in the interest of public health, we have taken the decision to reschedule our National Conference from Thursday 23rd April to Wednesday 21st October to ensure the health and wellbeing of our delegates, speakers, staff and exhibitors. 

Despite the date change, the venue and theme remain the same. All current bookings for our National Conference will be automatically transferred to 21 October. If required, booking amendments and cancellations can be made by contacting Anne Marie Clarke.

Ticket Pricing and Booking Details:

Members: €169 | Non Members: €199 | Student Members: €69  Retired Members: €69.

To purchase your tickets by invoice or credit card, please contact: Anne Marie Clarke on 01 6651307 or via the below.

Conference Overview

Almost three-quarters (74%) of the Irish public surveyed for our Engineering 2020 report said they believe that engineers have an ethical obligation to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss. 

Our conference will highlight how engineers are leading the fight against climate change. 

The event will aim to mobilise, educate and empower engineers across all sectors to be drivers of climate action in their own business, network and communities.

In addition to hearing key note addresses, delegates will have a choice of four breakout sessions throughout the day covering:

1. Energy and Sustainable Practices
2. Clean Water and Flood Risk Management
3. Sustainability and Innovation in Manufacturing 
4, Liveable Communities

Confirmed Speakers:

Mike Stenson, Head of Innovation, Kingspan Prof. Lisa Ryan, Lecturer in energy economics in the School of Economics, UCDDr. 

John Martin, Principal Officer at Office of Public Works  

Celine Reilly, Executive Manager, Dublin City Council  

Brigid Walsh, Contracts Manager and Engineer, Enerpower Ltd

Deirdre de Bhailís, Manager of the Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub – partner on the Dingle sustainability project

Further speakers to be announced shortly.

Terms and Conditions
Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled. This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates. Despite the date change, the venue and theme remain the same. All current bookings for our National Conference will be automatically transferred to 21 October.