InterTradeIreland 2014 All-Island Innovation Conference

The InterTradeIreland 2014 All-Island Innovation Conference takes place in University College Dublin on Tuesday 30 September.

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Title: Harnessing the Innovation Potential of Your Team

Location: Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4.

Time: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location map: Entrance to the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science is via location number '13' on the map available via

Note: As the conference is taking place during term time, limited car parking is available on the UCD campus. Car parks are indicated on the map available via the link above.

Getting to UCD: Information on getting to UCD is available via:  

Guest speaker: The international guest speaker at the conference will be academic, author and leading business strategist Dr Trish Gorman

Keynote address: The title of her keynote address is Disruptive Tendencies: Harnessing the Innovation Potential of Your Team.

Dr Trish Gorman
Dr Trish Gorman

Who should attend: This innovation conference will be of interest to established organisations and businesses, start-up companies, government bodies, academics, policy makers and anyone who is interested in stimulating the local Irish economy.

Afternoon session: The afternoon session of the conference will include a series of case study presentations related to the overall topic of the conference followed by a question and answer session.

Speakers confirmed for this session include

Andrew Bolster, Founder, Farset Labs

Clare Dillon, Developer Experience Group Lead, Microsoft Ireland

Breda Moore, Technical Director, T.E. Laboratories

Dr Conor Hanley, President, Cardiology Strategic Business Unit, ResMed Inc

Christine Nangle, Product Compliance Director, eDocs

Dr Johnny Ryan, Executive Director, Innovation Academy, UCD

Programme: See link at the end of this page for the conference programme.

Cost: Free to attend

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Event hashtag: #innovationpotential

Twitter: @Inter_Trade and @UCDinnovation

The InterTradeIreland 2014 All-Island Innovation Conference is part of the InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme which aims to promote and encourage innovation across the island of Ireland. It brings international expertise in innovation to University College Dublin, Queen’s University Belfast, NUI Galway and University College Cork. Best international practice is shared with business leaders, students, academics, knowledge transfer professionals and policy makers in each region via innovation lectures, seminars, master classes and an annual conference.


This Programme is organised by InterTradeIreland, Queen’s University Belfast, University College Dublin, University College Cork and NUI Galway.

InterTradeIreland 2014 All-Island Innovation Conference Programme - Final