Cork University Business School (CUBS), the business school at University College Cork, are proud to announce the annual CUBS Conference 2019.
Now in its third year, the 2019 Conference will feature a selection of notable guest speakers and CUBS graduates, who will offer an insight into the changing landscape of Irish and international business as they speak on a variety of topics, from entrepreneurship and sustainability to the graduate experience.
Leading the Way, the theme of this year’s event references the overarching outlook of CUBS and the potential of its students, who play an active role in the coordination and delivery of the Conference.
Each year, the event has served to open lines of communication and discussion on topics such as expectations of graduates within a dynamic, innovative workplace; growth and prosperity in the face of economic uncertainty; and the future of the Irish workforce.
This year will be no exception, with an array of special guests on the impressive agenda. Popular radio broadcaster and TV presenter Matt Cooper will lend his support as one of the MCs of the event, while sports stars Liam Sheedy, Paul O’Sullivan, and Caroline Currid will take their places on the ‘Performance Mindset’ panel, delving into the psychology of performance in business and sport.
Chairman of Bank of Ireland and former CEO of Paddy Power, Patrick Kennedy, will take to the Opera House stage as one of the keynote speakers, sharing his expertise and illuminating insights with the expected 1,000 audience members in attendance. Sharing the keynote speaker duties will be communications expert and author, Gina London, who has built a sterling reputation for lending her expertise and honed skills to many prestigious public events.
The conference will also include a panel of CUBS alumni headed up by Ms. Honor Moore, Managing Partner of Deloitte in Cork, and a panel on the future of sustainable business led by Mr. Padraig Mallon of Kerry Group.
See full details of the speakers at this event here.
The third annual CUBS Conference will be an opportunity to mingle with dozens of business people and 700+ students from all academic backgrounds, as well as several high profile speakers from businesses throughout Ireland and abroad. Ranging from individual founders to startups to full-fledged multinational businesses.