10:30 Registration and networking coffee

11:00 Opening remarks - Kieran Cuddihy, Newstalk, Event MC

11:10 Insights on the latest geopolitical issues and economic outlook 2023 - Danny McCoy, CEO, Ibec

11:50 Fireside chat with                                                                                                                                                Fergal O’Brien, Executive Director of Lobbying and Influence Ibec                                                                  Maeve McElwee, Executive Director of Employer Relations, Ibec

  • Capacity constraints challenge for future business growth
  • The need for greater investment in training and life long learning to upskill existing workforce
  • Embracing the opportunities of the digital economy to drive productivity
  • The impact of AI on the employee contract

12:10 Panel discussion: Building a sustainable and productive economy - the business perspective

  • During this panel discussion, industry leaders will share their own journey and experiences

12:30 Regional Policy – updates and priorities

Helen Leahy, Head of Regional Policy, Ibec

12:40 Closing remarks

Ibec President

12:50 Networking lunch

*Please note there may be changes to the agenda.


Cork May 23 10.30am, 2.5 hours FOTA Island in Cork
Dublin May 29 10.30am, 2.5 hours Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane in Dublin
Start Date May 29, 2023
Time 10:30am
Duration 2.5 hours
Delegate Price Free
Location Various
Type Briefings
Contact events@ibec.ie