Schedule

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09:00 All Day Registration – Siege Suite
Session 1: Institute of Geologists of Ireland – 20th anniversary celebration – Grace Suite
Session Sponsor: Verde Environmental Group
Chair  Dr. Deirdre Lewis
10:00 10:05 5 Welcome – Mairéad Glennon (President IGI)
10:05 10:15 10 IGI – 20 year review – Dr Eibhlín Doyle (EMD)
10:15 10.25 10 New IGI strategy 2019-2024 – Mairéad Glennon (President IGI)
10:25 10:40 15 Presentation to the Founding Board Members and Medal of Honour Award
10.40 11.10 30 Keynote Address: The Energy Transition – EFG perspective –
Marko Komac (President European Federation of Geologists)
11:10 11:40 30 Refreshments – Siege Suite
Session 2: Climate Emergency and the role of the Geoscientist – Grace Suite        Sponsor: Boliden Tara Mine Ltd
Chair  Dr. Jonathan Derham
11:40 12:05 25 Exploration to Climate Adaptation – Prof John Sweeney (NUIM)
12:05 12:30 25 Climate Emergency Talk title TBC
Dr Cara Augustenborg (Environmental Scientist & Climate Activist; UCD, Council of State and Newstalk FM)
12:30 12:55 25 Geoscientists in the greenhouse: Professional roles and responsibilities in a climate emergency –
Nic Bilham (University Of Exeter)
12:55 13:35 40 Panel Discussion ( John / Nic / Cara)
13:35 14:30 55 Lunch – La Provence Restaurant
Session 3: Community Relations – how do we do it better – Grace Suite
Session Sponsor: Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
Chair  Koen Verbruggen
14:30 14:55 25 Trends in social performance, community relations and exploration –
Ed O Keefe (Synergy Global Consulting Ltd)
14:55 15:20 25 What does a lawyer know about eliminating reasonable scientific doubt? –  Brendan Slattery (McCann FitzGerald)
15:20 15:45 25 Rights of Communities, Rights of Nature: building systems for the future –
Lynda Sullivan (Friends of the Earth NI)
15:45 16:25 40 Panel Discussion – (Ed / Brendan / Lynda)
16:25 16:30 5 Closing Remarks – Mairéad Glennon (President IGI)
18:30 19:30 60 Wine reception and facilitated networking event – Hoey Suite
19:30 Until Late Conference Gala Dinner – The Hoey Suite