Schedule National Conference 2017

9:00 am

Registration Light Breakfast, Networking

(Sponsored by Osbourne recruitment)      

10:15 am

Welcome to Opening Plenary Session - Carton Suite 2 & 3

MC: Shane Coleman, Presenter of Newstalk Breakfast

Opening Remarks

SCSI President, Claire Solon

Future of Business in Ireland

Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland

Innovation in Ireland - the rise of new skills & enterprises

Anne Heraty, CEO & Founder, CPL Resources plc

Future of Professions

Daniel Susskind, author

Speaker Q&A and Panel Discussion including

Philip Farrell, Chartered Surveyor & Columnist
Kevin Nowlan, CEO, Hibernia REIT
Neville Bourke, Change Consultant

12:45 pm

Lunch at Linden Tree Restaurant

(Sponsored by Recruitment Plus)       

1:45 pm


Tech Talks: Technology Changing the Industry

Chair: Robert Hoban, BIDX1

  • Lucinda Kelly, CEO & Founder, POPertee
  • Paddy Ryan, BIM Lead, Mace Group
  • Sharing Economy and Office space, Jim Moore, co-founder, spaceXchange
  • Mauro Di Porzio, Co-Founder, 3D to Sell

Rise of the Regulations: Creating Value while Managing Burden

Chair: JP McDowell, McDowell Purcell

  • Maeve Hogan, CEO, Property Services Regulatory Authority
  • Janette Fogarty, Assistant Director, Residential Tenancies Board
  • John Gilmartin, CEO, Klyant

Funding the Future: Future Rigours and Resources

Chair: Michael Cleary, Cleary McCabe & Associates

  • Colm Lauder, Senior Real Estate Analyst, Goodbody Stockbrokers
  • Donall  O’Shea, Head of Real Estate Finance, AIB
  • Fiona Cormican, Director of New Business, Cluid Housing

2:45 pm

Coffee Break in the Foyer

3:15 pm


Building the Future: Digital Construction

Chair: Claire Crowley, Facebook

  • Ralph Montague, Managing Partner, ArcDox
  • Michael Durnin, Head of Digital Construction, Murphy Surveys
  • Darrin Taylor, Lecturer in Management & Co-Director of the Lean Enterprise Excellence Group, WIT

Brave New World: Brexit’s impact

Chair: Colm Lauder, Goodbody Stockbrokers

  • Jill Craig, Managing Director for Brussels, Hume Brophy
  • Maree Gallagher, MGA and Chair, British Irish Chamber of Commerce Food and Agri Committee
  • Marie Hunt, Executive Director – Head of Research, CBRE
  • Niall Cogan, Director, PwC

Finding Direction, Making a Path - Concluding Plenary -Carton Suite 2 & 3

The Future of our Profession and Innovation in our Businesses
Damien English, TD, Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal
Simon Betty, Director of Retail, Hammerson
Jackie Doheny, Group Recruitment Manager, Linesight
Robert Hoban, BidX1, MD & Founder
Colin Bray, Chief Executive & Chief Surveyor, OSi

Provocateur Address – Future Proofing Ireland

John Moran, former Sec Gen of Department of Finance

Panel Discussion

Paul Hogan, Senior Planning Advisor, DHPCLG
Jill Craig, Managing Director for Brussels, Hume Brophy
Niall Gleeson, CEO of Veolia
Dr Chris van Egeraat, Senior Lecturer, Maynooth University
Marian Finnegan, Chief Economist at Cushman & Wakefield

5:30 pm

Drinks Reception

7:00 pm

Dinner in Carton Suite

Live music by Manila Strings