Engineering is one of the key industries that can truly address the impact of climate change on the planet and as an engineering community, this industry needs to be front and centre of the call for action on climate change.
Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland
Engineers Ireland are hosting their National Conference 2020, which will be on the topic of Engineering Climate Action and takes place on Thursday 23 April at The Helix, Dublin City University. This 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.
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
- Reinoud van Oosten, Commercial Director Senior Project Manager at RPS (Netherlands)
- Brendan Murphy, Commercial & Regulatory Director, Ervia
- 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.
Buy Your Ticket Early
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, 14th February. Tickets will increase to €169/ €199 after the Early Bird rate has concluded.