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August 30, 2018

M1 Leadership & Skills Summit

M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet in association with Drogheda & District Chamber are Proud to Present

M1 Leadership & Skills Summit. Building a Sustainable Regional Economy in the North East

Thursday September 20th 2018/ Registration: 8.30am/Summit: 9am-1pm/Lunch 1pm

Sommerville Suite, City North Hotel, M1

Who Should Attend

This summit is relevant to HR Leaders, Managers, Business Owners or anyone who leads people and teams

Key Topics:

Business in the North East & the M1 Corridor

Future Skills Needs for the North East

Impactful Leadership

Guest Speakers

9am                 Shona McManus, President Drogheda & District Chamber, M1 Skillnet Drogheda Chamber Promoter and CEO Osborne Recruitment

9.05am           Linda Ennis, M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet, Network Manager 

Topic: Welcome Address

9.10am            Paul Healy , CEO Skillnet Ireland

Topic:  Addressing Current & Future Skill Needs and the Benefits of Skillnet Ireland

9.45am           John Ryan, CEO, Great Places to Work

Topic: Talent Attraction & Retention

10.30am         Thomas McEvoy, Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office

Topic: Benefits of the M1 Corridor


11am                Coffee/Networking


11.15am      Panel Discussion –  North East – Right Location, Right Skills

Interviewer Shona McManus


Pete Rowan, Yapstone, Executive Vice President International & Global Customer Support

Michael O’Dowd, Regional Skills Forum, Regional Development Manager

Roslyn O’Shaughnessy, BD Medical, HR Manager

Brian Drain, DAA, Chief People Officer

Dr Michael Mulvey, DKIT, President

Q & As

12pm          Gerry Duffy, MBS – Professional Speaker & Author – Delivering Leadership, Goal Setting, Public Speaking Programmes to the Corporate World

Topic: The role of leaders in attracting and developing talent and building the right skills in a Team

Q & As

1pm          Shona McManus, President Drogheda & District Chamber, M1 Skillnet Drogheda Chamber Promoter and CEO Osborne Recruitment

Topic: Summary of Todays Summit & The Future of M1 Region and Drogheda

13.00 pm: Close ( Light Lunch / Business Networking)

Cost €50 Non Members/€25 Members includes Business Networking Lunch

Book Your Place Now

Twitter Handle: #M1summit

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