Event reports

Read reports and see photographs of the events held by CIPD Ireland so far this year

National Event Reports

At the CIPD Ireland Annual Conference, we explored how we can shape the future of work by anticipating the changes to work and the work environment, attract, manage and retain the right people in the right jobs, all the while supporting diversity, inclusion, well-being and strategic organisational success.

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Over 100 students of HR and L&D joined the CIPD for our first Student Conference to be held in Ireland. Students ventured to the conference from all corners of Ireland, North and South, illustrating the importance of engaging with issues of relevance to HR and L&D present and future, the shape of the industry and the profession of the future.

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This seminar addressed what is happening in talent management in Ireland. We brought together great insights, thought leaders and examples of what companies are doing to explore how we address the challenges in our labour market, to attract and grow the talent and skills pipeline for the future.

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Mary Connaughton represented CIPD Ireland at the European Association of People Management (EAPM) meetings in Manchester. She was also at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, the largest HR event in the UK.

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CIPD Ireland held a breakfast briefing on the labour market implications of Brexit in Dublin. Uncertainty, attracting talent, free movement of people, data borders and infrastructure were amongst the challenges discussed.

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Regional Event Reports

Midlands Region

The Midlands Region of the CIPD in Ireland recently hosted a very successful event in the Sheraton Hotel with key speaker Tim Hayes, Director of the Hodson Bay Group.

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The Midlands Region of CIPD Ireland recently hosted an event with Rita Gilsenan, an independent occupational health advisor and founder of aohealth Ltd, as speaker.

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South East Region

The CIPD Ireland South East Region held an event in Waterford with a guest speaker from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, who shared their data on the skills movement in Ireland and what is attracting and retaining employees.

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Southern Region

The CIPD Ireland Southern Region held another in their series of breakfast meetings in the Maryborough House Hotel, Cork, with guest speaker author and lecturer Professor Paddy Gunnigle.

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CIPD Ireland Southern Region held a panel discussion on trends in HR and how the landscape might look in 2020 and beyond with Cork Institute of Technology.

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Fergus O'Brien, Chartered FCIPD, Talent and Resourcing Lead, GSK, gave a lecture on Talent and acquisition - a practitioner's perspective to students at University College Cork (UCC).

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Commander Martin Counihan, Chartered FCIPD, Irish Naval Service, delivered a lecture on leadership and presented Certificates in HR Management and Development to second year students at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT).

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CIPD Ireland Southern Region was delighted to welcome Marianne Lee, Director of HR & Analytics,Trend Micro, to speak at an event at Trend Micro, Cork.

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CIPD Ireland Southern Region was delighted to welcome Mary Leamy, Senior Director HR EUMEA, Biomarin, to speak at an event held at The Clayton Hotel, Cork.

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CIPD Ireland Southern Region was delighted to welcome Dr John Gallagher, Managing Director, Consultant and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Cognate Health, and Angela O’Donovan, occupational psychologist and human resource professional, to speak at an event at Vertigo, County Hall, Cork.

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CIPD Ireland Southern Region held a breakfast event on psychometrics in HR with Caroline Ward of Collins McNicholas and Ronan Emmett of Boston Scientific at the Maryborough House Hotel, Cork.

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CIPD Ireland Southern Region was delighted to welcome Gina London, Emmy winning veteran CNN anchor and renowned speaker on employee engagement, to speak at an event held at The Clarion Hotel, Cork.

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In tandem with launching the exciting 2016-2017 programme of events, CIPD Ireland Southern Region welcomed Deirdre Cronnelly, Director, AFRESH, to speak on how to boost your wellbeing and ability to perform at an event held at Heineken Ireland, Cork.

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