Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland – 23rd April 2020

Engineers Ireland National Conference 2020 Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland will take place on Thursday, 23 April 2020 at The Helix, Dublin City University.

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.  

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

The event, which will commence at 9:25am and run until 4:30pm, will provide attendees with 5 hours of CPD. The key topic areas at the event will include:

  • Sustainability and innovation in manufacturing
  • Water and flood management
  • Energy and sustainable practices
  • Liveable communities – Engineering for humans

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland
  • 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.

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.