Diary notice: Construction Industry Federation Annual Conference Thursday, 1st October

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) will host their annual conference this Thursday, 1st of October at Croke Park, in association with Maples and Calder, a full service leading international law firm.

Hear the Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Brendan Howlin TD, speak about the public capital programme, and how the construction sector can benefit from the renewed growth in the economy.

Gain insights from our high level FDI panel who have delivered both long-term jobs within their sector, as well as construction jobs.  What were the factors that led to the decisions to choose Ireland as a location, and what impact did our construction sector have on their decision making process? Industry experts and the IDA will discuss the importance of the construction sector to attracting and retaining top level FDI to Ireland.

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Engage in our panel discussion on Housing.  Where we are now and what solutions can the construction industry offer to relieve the housing crisis?  Listen to expert opinion on how we can begin to build again and remove the current blockages being experienced in many of our major cities.

CIF Annual Conference 2015
Hogan suite, Croke Park
Thursday 1st October 2015

The speakers include:
Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform
Michael Stone, CIF President, CEO & Founder, The Designer Group
Dermot O’Leary, Chief Economist, Goodbody Stockbrokers
Mary Buckley, Head of Corporate Operations & Regional Development IDA Ireland
Louise Phelan, Vice President of Global Operations, EMEA, PayPal
Maurice Mortell, Vice President Emerging Markets & Country Manager, Ireland
Hugh O’Neill, Chairman, Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA)
Tom Dunne, Head of School of Surveying & Construction, DIT
Henry Shefflin, 10-time all-Ireland winning Kilkenny Hurler