'Place as Resource' Heritage - Inspiring Innovation for Economic Growth (Conference)

Posted: Sunday, 11 September 2011

The Heritage Council is holding a major conference on Heritage and its contribution to economic growth, regeneration and innovation. Speakers are from a wide spectrum of fields including business, heritage, economics and the environment. Please see below for further details. The conference is expected to generate a useful debate on the role which heritage can now play in national recovery and development, along with providing an excellent opportunity for productive networking within the sector.

Date: 27th October 2011
Venue: Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
More information: Click here to visit the conference website
Bookings: Click here to email Anne Barcoe in the Heritage Council or phone +353-56-7770777

Speakers

Mr. Conor Newman, Chair, The Heritage Council
Mr. Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs

Mr. John O'Brien, Head of Business Strategy, The Industrial Development Agency
Dr. Guido Licciardi, Urban Specialist, The World Bank
Mr. Chris Whitfield, Associate Director (Policy & Research), Ecorys, UK
Mr. Brian Williams, Assistant Director, Northern Ireland Environment Agency
Dr. Finbarr Bradley, Lecturer, UCD Smurfit Business School
Mr. Gearóid Ó Riain, Managing Director, Compass Infomatics
Mr. Michael Hoey, Country Crest foods Company
Mr. Michael Feerick, CEO, ALISON
Mr. David Geddes, Principal Consultant, Locum Consulting
Ms. Liz Cameron, Executive Member Business and Economy, Glasgow City Council
Mr. Eamonn McEneaney, Director, Waterford Museum of Treasures