Past Events

Robert Watt, Secretary General Department of Public Expenditure & Reform
IIEA19th June 20181min

Robert Watt will discuss how the Ten-Year Capital Plan will respond to Ireland’s key international and domestic challenges, and outline governance arrangements to ensure its implementation.

IIEA14th June 20182min

The funding of higher education is a key strategic issue facing the Irish economy and society. The implications of the lack of funding in higher education range from a growing shortage of skills in industrial sectors to affecting Ireland’s ability to attract foreign direct investment. This conference aims to foster a more informed political and public debate on the issue.

Joost Korte, Director General, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at the European Commission, Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Marie Sherlock, Chief Economist at SIPTU,Tony Donohoe, Head of Education and Social Policy at Ibec,Dan O’Brien, Chief Economist at the IIEA (Event Chair)
IIEA7th June 20181min

The theme of the seminar is The 2018 European Semester: Inclusive Growth and Fairness for Ireland and Europe.

Lory Kehoe, Managing Director, ConsenSys, Mai Santamaria, Senior Financial Advisor, Department of Finance
IIEA6th June 20181min

The panel will discuss blockchain, how it works and the potential it holds to disrupt many existing internet products and services. They will also discuss the opportunities and threats arising out of this, particularly in relation to data privacy and the future of the data driven business model of the internet.

Mady Delvaux, MEP and Former JURI Rapporteur, Civil Law Rules on Robotics
IIEA30th May 20181min

Ms Delvaux discussed her report with recommendations to the Commission, on Civil Law Rules for Robotics. She also discussed the EU’s recent progress on this issue, including the European Commission's call for increased financial and other investment in AI within Europe.