Launch of Continuing & Professional Education

Friday, June 19th 2015, from 8am -10.30am

The Pavilion, University of Limerick

8.00: Networking Breakfast.

8:30: Welcome and introduction to CPE, Prof. Sarah Moore, Associate Vice President Academic, UL and Chair, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.

8.45: CPE launch, Jan O’Sullivan, Minister for Education and Skills.

9:00: CPE activities and introduction to Partner organisations, Dr Ann Ledwith, Director, CPE, UL.

  • Dell and UL – Industry and Academia innovating, collaborating, and generating solutions together: Timmy O’Dwyer,  Executive Site Lead, Dell, Limerick.
  • Professional development in healthcare: Deirdre McNamara, Corporate Quality & Patient Safety, UL Hospitals Group.
  • The role of education and upskilling in SMEs: Peter Hennessy, Production Manager, Bolgers Engineering.
  • Multinational companies – skills and competencies – needs and opportunities: Barry O’Sullivan , Plant Manager, Johnson & Johnson, Vision Care Ireland

and Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce, Mid-West Region.

  • Q&A Session.

10:30: Meeting concludes and informal networking.