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IRL ANNUAL CONFERENCE 'Making Connections: Preparing for Funding Opportunities and Cross Border Collaboration'
10.00am       Conference opened by Mr. Tom Lavin Chairman IRL     

10.10am   Overview – What are the Opportunities?

Guest Speakers include;

Paul Skinnader- Pobal
Gina McIntyre – CEO SEUPB
Paddy Harte –  Chairperson (IFI) International Fund for Ireland
DFA (Ireland Fund)
Questions & Answers Session

11.00am            Breakout Session 1  - Community Development Principles & Building Capacity

Community Engagement and Empowerment – Seamus Boland IRL
Engaging your people and Succession planning – Carol Lambe.
Challenges and Problem Solving – Anthony Saores, Centre for Cross Border Studies.

Workshops in Breakout Session 2 will run twice to allow participants attend 2 sessions.   Each workshop will be facilitated with a short presentation on the topic.

11.40am           Breakout Session 2A –

Room 1: Health & Wellbeing – Institute of Public Health

Room 2: Environment/Biodiversity & Climate Change – Aidan Campbell, RCN

Room 3: Rural Tourism –  Speaker TBA

Room 4: Social Enterprise Development – Derek Browne.

Room 5: Smart Villages- Pat Kennedy (Econceptz)
12.10pm           BREAK (10 mins)

12.20pm           Breakout Session 2B

Health & Wellbeing – Institute of Public Health
Environment/Biodiversity & Climate Change – Aidan Campbell
Rural Tourism –  TBA
Social Enterprise Development – Derek Browne
Smart Villages- Pat Kennedy (Econceptz)
1pm                   Feedback Session and Plenary

1.30pm                            Conference end

Jun 24, 2021 10:00 AM in Dublin

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