Here is an event that unfortunately I am not able to attend but I know a number of you will be interested in.
This conference is aimed particularly at social media practitioners and will bring together journalists, academics, politicians, and business people with an interest in web-based technologies to look at some of the complex issues facing Ireland’s economy.The European Commission Representation in Ireland is supporting a one day conference in Galway for social media practitioners “The Challenges facing the Irish Economy “.
In summary the details are as follows:Date: Saturday 24th March 2012 – registration from 10.30 am Venue: Aras Moyola Building, National University of Ireland, Galway The following people will be leading discussions at the conference:
- Professor John McHale, Professor and Head of Economics at the National University of Ireland
- Dr Alan Ahearne, Lecturer in economics at the National University of Ireland
- Seamus Coffey, Lecturer in economics at the University College Cork
- Ronan Lyons, Independent economist
For more details you can visit the conference website.Entry is free but places are limited – register to attend by sending an e-mail to Sarah.Pearcey(at)ec.europa.eu