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Trinity Global Business Forum Agenda 2017




08:30 - 09:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00 - 09:05

Provost's Welcome

09:05 - 09:15

Professor Andrew Burke, Dean of Trinity Business School
Embracing Disruption

09:15 - 09:45

Danny McCoy, CEO of IBEC
Beyond Brexit

09:45 - 10:15 Fiona Dawson, Global President of Mars Food, Drinks and Multisales
Women in Leadership: The Missing Middle
10:20 - 11:10 Parallel Sessions

Panel Session
Disruptive Business Models: Boon or Bane for society?
Chair: Louis Brennan
Professor Patricia Leighton, IPAG Business School France
Jan Drahokoupil, European Trade Union Institute
James Farrar

Panel Session
Marketing on a Tight Budget
Conor Leen, Trinity Entrepreneurial Society
Rob Lipsett, Personal Trainer
Mark Little, Journalist and founder of Storyful
Aoibheann O'Brien, CEO FoodCloud Hubs

11:10 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:20

Parallel Sessions

Panel Session
SMEs Competing Post Brexit
Chair: Michael Flynn
Leonora O'Brien, CEO of Pharmapod
Conor Mulhall, CEO of The Little Milk Company
Patricia Callan, Director, Small Firms Association
Mark Cunningham, MD Business Banking, Bank of Ireland

Panel Session
Fintech: Revolutionising Banking?
Chair: Martha O'Hagan Luff
David Tighe, Head of Innovation at Bank of Ireland
Andrea Linehan, Grid Finance
Amy Neale, MasterCard

12:25 - 13:15

Parallel Sessions

Panel Session
Corporate Activism: Engaging with Social Issues
Chair: Sheila Cannon
Darren Ryan, CEO Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
Jack Kavanagh, Trinity Enactus
Alex Cooney, Cyber Safe Ireland
Hugo MacNeil, Goldman Sachs

Panel Session
Digital Disruption: Implications for Truth and the Future of Business
Chair: Laurent Muzellec
Mark Little, Journalist and Founder of Storyful
Eoghan Nolan, Game on Media
Lisa Smith, Head of Training, EngageSmith & Associates

13:15 - 14:15

Light lunch

14:15 - 14:45

Professor Kristian Myrseth, Behavioural Science and Marketing
Disruption: The Psychology of Risk and Opportunity

14:50 - 15:40

Parallel Sessions
Panel Session
Weaning Ourselves off Foreign-Owned MNCs
Chair: Frank Barry
Douglas Dowley, Mentor with Enterprise Ireland
Colm McCarthy, Economist and Commentator
Geraldine Magnier, Co-founder and Director at Idiro Analytics

Panel Session
What's New? Future Innovations
Chair: Niamh Bushnell, Dublin Commissioner for Startups
Alan Foy, CEO Blueface
Daniel Hobbs, Better Examinations
Ciaran Meghan, IdentiGen
Brian Caulfield, Draper esprit

15:40 - 16:10

Coffee and Networking

16:10 - 16:40 Adrienne Gormley, Global Head of Customer Experience at Dropbox
The Future of Work and Disruptive Environments
16:40 - 17:10 David McWilliams, Co-founder of Kilkeconomics and Economic Commentator
Can the Centre hold?
17:10 - 17:25 Closing remarks by Andrew Burke, Dean of Trinity Business School and Tom McAleese, President of Trinity Business Alumni

17:25 - 18:30

Drinks Reception

This agenda may be subject to change. More panellists are being added daily.

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