Preliminary Schedule

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09:30 All Day Registration
Session 1: Institute of Geologists of Ireland – 20th anniversary celebration
10:00 10:10 10 Welcome – Mairéad Glennon (President IGI)
10:10 10.20 10 IGI – 20 year review – Dr Eibhlín Doyle (EMD)
10:20 10.30 10 New IGI strategy 2019-2024 – Mairéad Glennon (President IGI)
10.30 11.00 30 Keynote Address – Marko Komac (President European Federation of Geologists)
11:00 11:30 30 Refreshments
Session 2: Climate Emergency and the role of the Geoscientist
11:30 11:55 25 From Exploration to Climate Adaptation: Geology and Climate Change Prof John Sweeney (NUIM)
11:55 12:20 25 Climate Emergency –– Dr Cara Augustenborg (Environmental Scientist & Climate Activist)
12:20 12:45 25 “Geoscientists in the greenhouse: Professional roles and responsibilities in a climate emergency”- Nic Bilham (University Of Exeter)
12:45 13:25 40 Panel Discussion ( John / Nic / Cara)
13:25 14:25 60 Lunch
Session 3: Community Relations – how do we do it better
14:25 14:50 25 Community Relations Best Practice: Trends in social performance, community relations and exploration – Ed O Keefe (Synergy Global Consulting Ltd)
14:50 15:15 25 Community Relations, Irish case studies: “What does a lawyer know about eliminating reasonable scientific doubt?” – Brendan Slattery (McCann FitzGerald)
15:15 15:40 25 Community engagement – TBC
15:40 16:20 40 Panel Discussion (Ed / Brendan / TBC)
16:20 17:45 60 Wine reception and facilitated networking event
19:30 Until Late Conference Gala Dinner