The programme schedule for the Sustainable Futures Forum is outlined below.
To find out more about each of our speakers and panelists, please see our Speakers section.
|Time||Sustainable Futures Forum Schedule & Programme|
|09:00||Miriam O'Callaghan - RTE broadcaster & MC for the Sustainable Futures Forum|
|09:10||Professor John O’Halloran – President of UCC|
|09.20||Professor Sarah Culloty – Head of the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science, UCC|
Dr Marguerite Nyhan – Conference Chair; Sustainable Futures Academic Director; Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer at UCC & Research Affiliate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology“Sustainable Futures: For a Sustainable, Net Zero & Nature-Positive Future"
Dr Vivienne Patterson – Head of Skills, Engagement & Statistics, Higher Education Authority
"Funding the Skills Agenda"
Professor Alison Greig - Director of Education for Sustainability, Anglia Ruskin University
"Education: Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?"
Duncan Ross Times Higher Education
A short video message: "Higher Education and the Sustainable Development Goals”
Dr Julie Newman - Director of Sustainability, Massachusetts Institute of Technology“Innovating for Sustainability”
Panel entitled “Innovating for Sustainability”
Dr Kevin Marshall (moderator) – Head of Learning & Skills, Microsoft
Dr Julie Newman – Director of Sustainability, MIT
Danny McCoy – CEO, Ibec
Robert O’Mahony – Head of Sustainability, Global Operations, Logitech
Karen O'Regan - Managing Director, Accenture Ireland
Disha A Ravi – Climate ActivistA short video message: “Climate Justice to Transform Our World”
Roberto Estevez – Energy Specialist, World Bank“Scaling up to phase down: Financing the global energy transition."
Nicki Becker – Climate ActivistA short video message: “Climate Justice to Transform Our World”
In Conversation with Mary Robinson - Chair of The Elders and former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
“Climate Justice & Our Shared Sustainable Future”Interviewed by Dr Marguerite Nyhan, UCC
|12.50||Lunch @ Lea’s Restaurant, The Glucksman, UCC|
Mitzi Jonelle Tan – Climate ActivistA short video message: “Climate Justice to Transform Our World”
Panel entitled “Is Anybody Watching? The Role of Media in Engaging Audiences on Climate Action & Ensuring a Sustainable Future”
Miriam O'Callaghan (moderator) - RTE broadcaster
Kevin O’Sullivan - Environment and Science Editor, Irish Times
Deirdre O'Shaughnessy - Irish Examiner
Caroline O'Doherty - Environment Correspondent, Irish Independent
Panel entitled “Urban & Rural Sustainability & Climate Action in Ireland”
Hannah Quinn Mulligan (moderator) - RTE broadcaster and farmer
Professor Brian O’Gallachoir – Associate VP for Sustainability, UCC
Alice Charles – Director of Cities, Design & Planning, Arup
Ailbhe Gerrard - Brookfield Farm
Claire O' Rourke - Wexford Bus, Sustainable Futures MSc Participant
|16.00||Reception at the Glucksman|