CHOICES, CHANCES, CHANGES

Cork City Hall Thursday 25th January 2018

Session A: 9am – 12:05am (including speakers, panels and interactive STEM zone time) 

Register at 9am Hear from RTE presenter Sinead Kennedy,A welcome from Lord Mayor Tony Fitzgerald and various speakers on Girls in STEM from Lean Doody Arup and from Dr Georgina Gaughan Google, and panellists from Johnson Controls, Janssen,VMWare and Dell EMC. Panel Session ends at 10.40am & Students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners. 

Session B: 10:50am – 13:30pm (including speakers, panels and interactive STEM zone time) 

Register at 10:50am, Hear from RTE presenter Sinead Kennedy. Hear how social media can impact our world from Somaries Quintana Twitter and on the future in Technology from the inspirational Marie Moynihan Dell EMC, Science Foundation Ireland will showcase their inspirational video and hear from panellists from Hovione,Arup, CIT and AIB.Panel Session ends at 12:10pm & students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first-hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners. 

Session C: 12.15pm – 15:00pm (including speakers, panels and interactive STEM zone time) 

Register at 12:15pm, Hear from RTE presenter Sinead Kennedy and hear from the Inspirational Ciara Judge on improving our world and on Smart Cities from Maebh Costello Johnson Controls,Science Foundation Ireland will showcase their inspirational video and other panellists from Dell EMC VMWare, Enterprise Ireland, PepsiCo and Arup. Panel Session ends at 13:40pm & students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first-hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners. 

Session D: 13:35pm – 16:20pm 

Register at 13:35pm, Hear from RTE presenter Sinead Kennedy and from Cliona Murphy Pepsico on Food and Innovation, from gamer Brenda Romero on games, coding and girls, from Science Foundation Ireland who will showcase their inspirational video, and from panellists from Arup, Johnson&Johnson, Malwarebytes and Merck Millipore.  Panel Session ends at 15:00pm & students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first-hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners. 

Cork City Hall Friday 26th January 2018

Session A: 9am – 11:55am (including speakers, panels and interactive STEM zone time) 

Register at 9am, Hear from Dr. Pixie McKenna, Minister Simon Coveney, Mayor of County Cork and on the future of technology from Diana Stefonova VMWare, hear from Fiona Patterson Arup on shaping a better world and from panelists from Pepsico, Johnson Controls, CIT and our Local Enterprise Office. Panel Session ends at 10.35am & Students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners.

Session B: 10:40am – 13:20pm (including speakers, panels and interactive STEM zone time) 

Register at 10:40am, Hear from Dr. Pixie McKenna, from Gamer Brenda Romero on gaming and coding, watch an inspirational video from Science Foundation Ireland, from Barry O’Sullivan Insight and various panellists from Arup, VM Ware, Qualcomm and Analog.  Panel Session ends at 12:00pm & students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first-hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners.

Session C: 12.00pm – 14:45pm (including speakers, panels and interactive STEM zone time) 

Register at 12:00pm, Hear from Dr. Pixie McKenna, from Dr Claire O’ Brien Johnson & Johnson on girls in STEM and from the inspirational Anne O’ Leary CEO of Vodafone, watch an inspirational video presented by Science Foundation Ireland and hear from other panellists from CIT, Dell EMC, Stryker and MEP Deirdre Clune. Panel Session ends at 13:25pm & students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first-hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners.

Session D: 13:30pm – 16:15pm 

Register at 13:30pm, Hear from Dr. Pixie McKenna, from Ciara Judge on improving our world and on careers that matter from Aoife Dooley at Stryker, watch an inspirational video presented by Science foundation ireland and from panellists from Arup, Dell EMC, Malwarebytes and Hovione.  Panel Session ends at 14:55pm & students move to the I Wish Exhibition Area to engage first-hand with STEM industry exhibitors and partners.

The schedule is subject to change due to speaker availability and schedule management, but we will do our utmost to ensure that any changes are communicated in advance of the event.