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Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland

October 21, 2020 @ 2:00 am - 10:00 am MDT


Topic: Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland




Hosted by: Engineers Ireland


Time: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – 2:00am – 10:00am MT


Format: Webinar pricing – follow this link to register


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Please join Engineers Ireland and Morgan D. Bazilian present at the virtual National Conference titled Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to Combat Climate Change in Ireland on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 2:00am – 10:00am MT.

Engineers have a key role to play in the transition to a sustainable, carbon-free society; Sustainable Development Goal 9 for example, calls for the building of resilient infrastructure, promotion of inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and fostering innovation.

Our National Conference, entitled Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to combat climate change in Ireland, will be an exciting and important forum for us to engage with our member-engineers, business leaders, policy makers and others, to discuss climate action and the leadership role engineers have in addressing climate breakdown and in helping communities to transition to a more resilient society.

Our National Conference 2020 will now take place as a fully virtual event on Wednesday, 21 October having been rescheduled from Thursday, 23 April in light of COVID-19 restrictions.
For more information and speaker detail, find out more in our Conference Overview below.

Conference Overview

Almost three-quarters (74%) of the Irish public surveyed for our Engineering 2020 report said they believe that engineers have an ethical obligation to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

As part of our National Conference, each solutions-focused session including those on Innovation and Sustainable Practices and Climate Resilient Liveable Communities will aim to mobilise, educate and empower engineers across all sectors to be drivers of climate action in their own business, network and communities.

Joining our engineering community at this online event is

Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, Guest of Honour


Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport

Dr Morgan Bazilian, Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on Energy

Dr Hayaatun Sillem, Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Reinoud van Oosten , Commercial Director Senior Project Manager at RPS Netherlands

John Martin, Head of Flood Management, OPW

Brendan Murphy, Commercial and Regulatory Director, Ervia on Carbon Capture and Storage

Liam Murphy, Concept Phase Project Director (Ireland), ESB Wind Development

Deirdre de Bhailís, Engineer, Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub

Sofia Cordeiro, Advisor, Urban Green Structure, Environment, Climate & Energy, re: Lisbon European Green Capital 2020

Brian Ó Gallachóir, Professor of Energy Engineering, UCC, SFI’s MaREI Centre Director

Mike Stenson, Head of Innovation at Kingspan

Dr Lisa Ryan, Chemical Engineer and lecturer/ Assistant Professor in energy economics in the School of Economics, UCD

Ticket Pricing and Booking Details:

To reflect our transition to an online event, we have amended our ticket cost to the following:

Members: €49 | Non Members: €79 | Retired Members: €29 | Student Members: Free

Those who have previously purchased tickets to attend our National Conference in April will be offered the above rate and recompensed.


October 21, 2020
2:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
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Engineers Ireland
(01) 665 1300
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