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National Conference 2020

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 23 April 2020
  • Time(s)
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Venue
    Dublin City University - The Helix
  • Fee

    Early Bird Member: €69.00
    Early Bird Student: €69.00
    Early Bird Retired: €69.00
    Early Bird Non Member: €99.00

Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland

Engineering is one of the key industries that can truly address the impact of climate change on the planet and as an engineering community, we need to be front and centre of the call for action on climate change.

Our National Conference 2020 will be on the topic of Engineering Climate Action will take place on Thursday 23 April at The Helix, Dublin City University.  

Our Conference will highlight how engineers are leading the fight against climate change. The conference will aim to mobilise, educate and empower engineers across all sectors to be drivers of climate action in their own business, network and communities. 


Confirmed speakers:

This conference will offer the engineering profession the opportunity to engage with leading industry members who are at the forefront of innovation and building a sustainable, more resilient world.   

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. Morgan Bazilian, member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on Energy, Director of the Payne Institute in the USA and a Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines.
  • Dr. Colin Hunt, CEO, AIB Group
  • Laura Burke, Director General of the Environmental Protection Agency 
  • Mike Stenson, Head of Innovation, Kingspan
  • Prof. Brian Ó Gallachóir, Centre Director of MaREI and Chair of Energy Engineering, UCC
  • Prof. Lisa Ryan, Lecturer in energy economics in the School of Economics, UCD
  • Dr. John Martin, Principal Officer at Office of Public Works
  • Charlie Coakley, Sustainability Project Lead, Irish Water
  • 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

More speakers will be announced shortly.

Early Bird tickets

The climate change crisis now is in effect, a call-to-action for engineers of all ages and disciplines in Ireland and across the world, to use their ingenuity and problem-solving abilities to tackle the greatest challenge ever faced by modern humanity.

Purchase your Early Bird tickets today and save €100. Early Bird member tickets can be purchased for just €69 and non-member early bird tickets are available for just €99. This offer is valid until Friday, 14 February. Tickets will increase to €169/ €199 after the Early Bird rate has concluded.

To purchase your tickets by credit card, please click here. Alternatively, please email should you require an invoice. 


Sponsorship opportunities:

Contact Michelle Hoctor or Anne Marie Clarke to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

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23 April 2020