IUA Future of Ireland Webinar: The pivotal role of universities for future skills and innovation with keynotes Mike Beary Amazon & Minister Simon Harris - 23rd Oct 1pm

Join us on Oct 23rd  1-2pm  for a discussion on the critical importance of a top-quality higher education system producing a supply of work-ready graduates and leading our research and innovation network to remain a core ingredient of Ireland’s attractiveness as an FDI destination of choice.

Moderator:  Vincent Wall –  Newstalk

Opening Comments: Dr Patrick Prendergast, Provost Trinity College Dublin & Chair of IUA 2020

Mike Beary Amazon

Keynote Speaker: Mike Beary, Country Director, Amazon Web Services

Minister Simon Harris

Keynote Speaker:  Simon Harris T.D., Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Science & Innovation

Kerstin Mey UL

Panelist: Prof Kerstin Mey, Interim President of UL


Kevin McStravock USI

Panelist: Kevin McStravock, Academic Affairs, Union of Students in Ireland

Claire McGee Ibec

Panelist: Claire McGee, Head of Education and Innovation Policy, Ibec