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2023 Agenda

Entrepreneur & Broadcaster
President, Construction Industry Federation
Director General, Construction Industry Federation

Operating at almost full capacity, what are the potential bottlenecks to continued growth for both the economy and the construction sector?

Chief Economist, EY

Mary and Pádraig discuss how to retain and grow FDI in Ireland

Executive Director, IDA
Vice President & General Manager, Cruiserath Biologics Campus for Bristol Myers Squibb

How will climate change affect development?


As rising temperatures become increasingly certain, how can we build housing and infrastructure resilient to future climate change while meeting demands for reduced embodied carbon?

Executive Director of Ireland, BAM UK & Ireland
Anne Graham, Chief Executive, National Transport Authority
Chair of CIF ESG Panel, CIF Vice President, MD, Clonmel Enterprises Ltd.
Divisional Manager for Industrial and Lifesciences, Enterprise Ireland
Minister for Public Expenditure , NDP Delivery & Reform

Infrastructure delivery


The government’s NDP, published in 2021, sets out plans to spend €165bn on vital infrastructure in health, education, transport and housing up to 2030. Recent changes to spending rules could mean the accelerated delivery of many of these projects. Our speakers explore the current state of infrastructure in Ireland, where we are on delivery, capacity constraints in the industry and what the Ireland of 2030 will look like after this investment.

Head of Infrastructure Delivery, Uisce Éireann
Chairperson, Dublin Port Company
Principal Officer, National Investment Office, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Director, Government & Infrastructure, EY Ireland


  • Creating certainty for the industry, mitigating the risks and stimulating investment in offsite manufacturing
  • Removing barriers for SME builders
  • The new skills we need: Where are the workers?
MRTPI, MIPI, Managing Director, Downey Planning
Project Director, Winterbrook Property Developers
Group Operations Director, O’Flynn Group
Director of Investment & Development, Respond
CEO, Lighthouse Club, the construction industry charity
Entrepreneur & Broadcaster

The war in Ukraine has decimated infrastructure and forced thousands of people from their homes. We’ll hear how FIEC and its partners are working on recommended principles to guide the future reconstruction of Ukraine.

President, Federation of European International Contractors (FIEC)


  • Who are the next generation of construction professionals?
  • Adjusting for the growing need for skilled staff and new ways of working
  • Are we doing enough to encourage and engage with the next generation of construction industry workers?
Organisational Development & Training Manager, Glenveagh Properties PLC
Director of the National Apprenticeship Office (NAO)
Group HR Director, Mercury
Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT, Diatec Technical Consultant & Assistant Lecturer in TUD Architectural Technology
Executive Member, TechnoTeachers Association
Director General, Construction Industry Federation

A deep dive session for industry leaders to discuss the advanced technologies, challenges and progress toward reducing the construction industry’s carbon footprint


With the world increasingly facing environmental crises, construction – one of the most significant contributions to global emissions – must be transformed to create greener more sustainable solutions. Robert and Ivan discuss the key issues…

MBA EngTech MICE TIStructE, Commercial Director, Diatec
Head of Carbon Management, John Sisk & Son
Head of Energy & Sustainability, Savills
Head of ESG, CIF
Head of Climate & Construction Innovation Unit, Dept of Housing, Local Government & Heritage
Entrepreneur & Broadcaster

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