Brexit, Ireland and the Future of Europe.

Taking place shortly after the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, this half-day conference will feature a conversation with former Taoisigh on the topic of the Northern Ireland peace settlement, and the role it has played in the Brexit negotiations. Subsequently, a panel of high level European speakers will discuss the future of the EU without the United Kingdom.
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Brexit, Ireland and the Future of Europe.

April 23 | 8:45 am - 1:30 pm

On 23 April 2018, the IIEA and McCann FitzGerald, with the support of Deloitte and media partner, The Sunday Business Post, will co-host a conference on Brexit, Ireland and the Future of Europe.

Conference starts at 8.45a.m. | Registration from 8.15a.m.

Taking place shortly after the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, this half-day conference will feature a conversation with former Taoisigh on the topic of the Northern Ireland peace settlement, and the role it has played in the Brexit negotiations, chaired by Olivia O’Leary. Subsequently, a panel of high level European speakers will discuss the future of the EU without the United Kingdom.

 

Session 1 – Brexit, Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement

  • John Bruton, Taoiseach na hÉireann, 1994 – 1997
  • Bertie Ahern, Taoiseach na hÉireann, 1997 – 2008
  • Brian Cowen, Taoiseach na hÉireann, 2008 – 2011

 

Session 2 – The EU without the United Kingdom

  • Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Former UK Attorney General
  • Jose Manuel Barroso, Former President of the European Commission
  • Catherine Day, Adviser to Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission

 

Tickets for this conference are on sale now at the special early-bird rate of €75.

 

 

IIEA members may avail of a special rate of €50 by emailing [email protected] or by phone at 01-8746756.

For your reference, this is a half-day conference, beginning at 8.45a.m. and closing at 1.30p.m. Registration will begin at 8.15a.m. Refreshments will be provided at the venue.

Note that tickets for this conference are limited. Those interested in attending should book early to guarantee their place.

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Attendance at all Institute events is free for members. Non-members can attend for a fee of €50. Concessionary rates apply for students and unwaged, please contact [email protected]

This does not apply to Future of the EU27 events which are open to the public, with no entrance fee.

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