When and where is it on? 

7th February 2019, UCD O’Reilly Hall

How many years has it been going?

This will be the fourth conference. The first event took place in February 2016.

What was the inspiration to start it?

A group of students and recent alumni wanted to create an event to inspire and encourage students and recent grads starting out in their careers

What opportunities are on offer for those attending?

Networking, panel discussions and Q&A opportunities.

Who will be speaking?

Martina Fitzgerald – RTÉ
Gillian Fitzpatrick – COO, Maximum Media
Dr Maeve Houlihan – Director, UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business
Simon Hannigan – Partner, Arthur Cox
Cian Beecher – Employment Lawyer, Partner, Arthur Cox
Aoife Habenicht – Corporate Buying Director, Aldi
Lorraine Hennesy – Global Manufacturing Controller, Abbott Diagnostics
Nora Owen – Former Minister for Justice
Mary O’Rourke – Form

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

Come with an open mind and be ready to learn. Be brave to introduce yourself to people you don’t know and built up your network. Leave the event with a list of 5 small things you will go and do for yourself.

How can people book tickets / when does it usually sell out?

Tickets are available from the UCD Alumni Website

Anything else you’d like to add / we should have asked?

The event is open to all genders at all stages of their life.


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