Full Schedule

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Time Item Room
9:00

Registration Opens

Childcare
Conference Lobby, O’Connell Room 2,Lower Ground Floor
9:30 Voting Opens O’Connell Room 1, Lower Ground Floor
9:30

Conference Opening

Welcome by Cllr Gary Gannon

Adoption of Standing Orders Committee Report

Presentation and Discussion:

  • National Executive and National Council Reports
  • Parliamentary Party Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • General Secretary’s Report
Ballroom, 1st Floor
10:00 Hustings
  • Introduction of Candidates for National Executive and Standing Orders Committee
  • Presentations from Candidates for Chair and Vice Chair
Ballroom, 1st Floor
10:30

Keynote

Chair: Cllr Elisa O’Donovan

Introduction: Cllr Cian O’Callaghan

Answerable to the People – Making Local Democracy Work Better

Dr. Aodh Quinlivan

Department of Government and Politics and the Director of the Centre for Local and Regional Governance at University College Cork.

Q&A

Ballroom, 1st Floor
11:15 Coffee Ballroom, 1st Floor
11:45 Lessons from the Local Election Campaign: Building towards the General Election
1. Party Members and Campaign Teams Ballroom, 1st Floor
2. Campaign Managers Trinity Room 1
3. Candidates Trinity Room 2, Lower Ground Floor
1:00 Lunch – Voting Ends 2pm Gallery Restaurant
2:00

Keynote

Chair: Cllr Ronan Moore

Introduction: Cllr Owen Hanley

A Fairer, Sustainable Future

Frances Northrop

Director of Programmes and Practice at the New Economics Foundation, UK.

Q&A

Ballroom, 1st Floor
2:45 Motions:
1. Policy Motions (4-18) Ballroom, 1st Floor
2. Constitutional (1-3) and Organisational Motions (19-22) Trinity Room 1, Lower Ground Floor
4:00 Voting on Motions in Plenary Ballroom, 1st Floor
4:15 Coffee Conference Lobby, Lower Ground Floor
4:30 Conference Closing Session
  • Announcement of Election Results
  • Introduction of Councillors
  • Reflections on the Election: Cllr Clare Claffey
  • Introduction: Cllr Jennifer Whitmore
  • Leaders’ Address: Róisín Shortall TD and Catherine Murphy TD
Ballroom, 1st Floor
5:30 Closing Reception Ballroom, 1st Floor