Skillnet Ireland National Summit – Future Works – 26th Sept 2019 – Limited Availability

There are limited places available for this event – to enquire – please contact Sara Mullally – sara.mullally@waterfordchamber.ie / 087 6116952

 

Advances in technology, changing demographics, and a multitude of competitive and geopolitical forces are constantly changing the landscape of work on a national and global level. The Future Works, Skillnet Ireland’s inaugural National Summit, brings you renowned keynote speakers and insightful industry-panel discussions, discussing the key factors affecting Ireland’s workforce and the future world of work. Join us on Thursday 26th September and, together, we will address the rapidly-advancing challenges ahead for Irish businesses and explore how they can prepare their workforce for the future world of work.

  • The Future Works, Skillnet Ireland’s inaugural National Summit, brings you renowned international keynote speakers and insightful industry panel discussions, focusing on the key factors shaping Ireland’s workforce and the future world of work.
  • Hear from innovation thought leader,  Charles Leadbeater, and technology evangelist, Clare Dillon, as they share their experiences of helping organisations capitalise on emerging trends.
  • Join us, with our event MC Alison Comyn, on Thursday 26th September and, together, we will address the rapidly-advancing challenges ahead for Irish businesses and explore how they can prepare their workforce for the future world of work.
  • Venue: Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin

Summit Themes

Future-proofing Your Workforce

  • Attracting and retain top talent
  • Innovative learning experiences
  • Developing 21st century skills
  • Multi-generational workforce
  • Emerging future skills needs
  • Unlocking the potential of your workforce

Workforce Development
in a Disruptive Age

  • Technological advancements for workforce
  • Evolving requirements of roles
  • Digital ways of working
  • Increasing participation in the workforce
  • Personalised learning through AI
  • Empowering employee career development

 

Speakers Include

Charles Leadbeater – Innovation Thought Leader

Adviser to leading European companies, Charles is a world-renowned innovation and creativity expert whose work focuses on future strategies for more networked and personalised approaches to learning in today’s technological world.

Clare Dillon – Technology Evangelist

With over 20 years experience of leadership development, business strategy and technology evangelism, Clare helps organisations maximise the opportunities presented by the latest trends in technology, from AI to Virtual Reality.

Panellists include:

Aiden O’Dwyer – Director, Cork Operations, DPS Engineering
Anne Rigney – Head of Behavioural Change & Retailer Development, Musgraves
Carmel Somers – Talent Manager & Organisational Psychologist, IBM
Christof Paulischta – Senior Manager – Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte
Mark Jordan – Chief Technologist,, Skillnet Ireland
Ronan Emmett – Learning & Talent Acquisition Manager, Boston Scientific