Stream A Seminars

10:00 - 10:30

Opening Keynote

 

 

Speaker

  • Norma Foley Minister for Education - An Roinn Oideachais | Department of Education

Chair

  • Hubert Loftus Rúnaí Cúnta | Assistant Secretary - An Roinn Oideachais | Department of Education
10:45 - 11:45

Session 1 – Inspiring Education Schools

Schools must be designed to be used creatively and imaginatively; where learning is not exclusively confined to formal teaching spaces. Learning, social interaction and a sense of belonging come together to form positive attitudes in an inclusive environment.

 

 

Speakers

Chair

  • Margaret Brennan Senior Architect - An Roinn Oideachais | Department of Education
12:15 - 13:15

Session 2 – Climate & Energy

Bringing together, the voices of Student, School Management, Energy Training and Educators, Policy Developers and Implementers.

This session will focus on the journey towards zero carbon, energy efficiency design approaches, the potential for schools engaging in a whole school approach to energy, the wider impacts for a school regarding an energy efficiency upgrade, the community ripple effect and the Student voice with the individual and collective perspective on making a difference.

Speakers

Chair

14:15 - 15:15

Session 4 – Project Ireland 2040

 

 

 

Speakers

  • Eoghan Ryan Director of Services – Planning and Strategic Development - Kildare County Council
  • Kevin Meaney Principal Officer, National Investment Office - Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
  • View full profile for Paul HoganPaul Hogan Chief Planner - Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
  • Jill Fannin Principal Officer - An Roinn Oideachais | Department of Education

Chair

  • Eamonn Murtagh Director - Planning and Building Unit - Department of Education
16:00 - 17:00

Closing Keynote: Responding & Adapting to current Challenges

Speaker

  • Aine Cusack Principal Officer - Schools Capital Appraisal Section
09:45 - 10:30

Opening Keynote Day 2

 

 

11:00 - 12:00

Session 1 – Inspiring Tertiary Education Spaces

Speakers

Chair

  • Ross McNamara Senior Architect - An Roinn Breisoideachais agus Ardoideachais, Taighde, Nuálaíochta agus Eolaíochta | Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
12:30 - 13:30

Session 2 – Special Education & Inclusivity

 

 

Speakers

Chair

  • Karen Hawkshaw Senior Architect (acting), Planning & Building Unit - An Roinn Oideachais | Department of Education
14:30 - 15:30

Session 4 – Estate Management & Climate Action

Speakers

  • Mark Poland Director of Estates - University College Cork
  • Mary Daly Estates Manager - Atlantic Technological University Donegal
  • View full profile for Ger CaseyGer Casey Chief Executive Officer - Grangegorman Development Agency