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9.00

REGISTRATION

 

9.30

Opening - PROFIT WITH PURPOSE

Mary Mac Sweeney

Mary Mac Sweeney

Dublin City Council, Deputy Head of Enterprise and Economic Development

9.45

Key note speech – Trade not Aid

Yvonne Sherry

Yvonne Sherry

Country manager, Seven Women, Nepal

10.00

Panel discussion – Creating Social and Environmental Change

Emer Cooney

Emer Cooney

Enterprise & Innovation Community Manager, Bank of Ireland
Deirdre Mortell

Deirdre Mortell

Social Innovation Fund, CEO
Deirdre Garvey

Deirdre Garvey

Chief Executive Officer, The Wheel
Siobhán Oates

Siobhán Oates

Business consultant, South East Business & Innovation Centre
Norman Thompson

Norman Thompson

Economic Development Researcher, Economic Development & Local Enterprise Office, Dublin City Council

Moderator

Conor Carmody

Conor Carmody

Investor-Ready Manager Dublin BIC

10.30

Panel discussion – Profit with Purpose? Driving positive change with business

Grace O’Shaughnessy

Grace O’Shaughnessy

Managing Director, Java Republic
Jean-Christophe Langer

Jean-Christophe Langer

Head of Devices, Vodafone Ireland
Nicola Matthews

Nicola Matthews

Marketing Manager, Tony’s Chocolonely
Mary Mac Sweeney

Mary Mac Sweeney

Dublin City Council, Deputy Head of Enterprise and Economic Development
Yvonne Sherry

Yvonne Sherry

Country manager, Seven Women, Nepal

 

Moderator

Chris MM Gordon

Chris MM Gordon

CEO, Irish Social Enterprise Network

11.15

1st round - Pitch presentations for the Business SPIRIT Award

 

Conor O'Keeffe – Stampify

Graham Caswell – Carbon Tide

Lucia Dal Negro, PhD –  KOKONO by de-LAB

Manal Mukhtar, Ellen le Bas – MLN carpooling

Ciara Geraghty – HidraMed Solutions

Colin Keogh – The Rapid Foundation

Robson Mafra, Fernanda Martins - Inboarding

Judge panel – chaired by Mary Mac Sweeney

 

Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor

Head of planning and strategy, Havas Media Ireland
Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin
Grace O’Shaughnessy

Grace O’Shaughnessy

Managing Director, Java Republic
Jean-Christophe Langer

Jean-Christophe Langer

Head of Devices, Vodafone Ireland

 

FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR BUSINESS

 

12.15

Kick-off presentation – The age of sustainable business

Ali Sheridan

Ali Sheridan

Sustainability expert, Founder, SUST

12.30

Panel discussion – Circular Economy on the rise

joanne rourke

Joanne Rourke

Resource Efficiency Officer, Eastern-Midlands Waste Regional Office
Allan Sandilands

Allan Sandilands

Principal Consultant, Resource Futures, UK
Carrie Ann Moran

Carrie Ann Moran

Circular Fashion Expert
Michael Sheary

Michael Sheary

Co-founder, BuJo Burger

Carina Conyngham, CEO, Rock Farm Slane

Moderator

Ali Sheridan

Ali Sheridan

Sustainability expert, Founder, SUST

 

13.15

2nd round - Pitch presentations for the Business SPIRIT Award

 

Markus Silferberg Block Solutions

Glenda Hahn, Yvonne O'Loughlin – Hygiene Audits

Laura Breannan, Lara Páirceir – Ethicart

David Boles – Climate Action App

Hanan Swan - Slunchbox

Ursula Zaoui – The Silk Project

Graham Brocklebank - Peer

Judge panel – chaired by Mary Mac Sweeney

 

Karina Howley

Karina Howley

Head of Corporate Citizenship & Diversity, KPMG Ireland
Conor Carmody

Conor Carmody

Investor-Ready Manager Dublin BIC
Carrie Ann Moran

Carrie Ann Moran

Circular Fashion Expert

 

 

CREATING CONTENT THAT MATTERS

 

14.15

Kick-off presentation – Meaningful Brands global survey

Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor

Head of planning and strategy, Havas Media Ireland
Chris Upton

Chris Upton

CEO, Havas Ireland, Chair of The Marketing Society of Ireland

14.45

Panel discussion – Translating purpose into branding?

Will Vara

Will Vara

Senior trainer and customer manager, SNP Communications
Laura Costello

Laura Costello

Senior Strategist – Purpose & Planet, Thinkhouse
Chris Upton

Chris Upton

CEO, Havas Ireland, Chair of The Marketing Society of Ireland
Lizzy Hayashida

Lizzy Hayashida

co-founder, ChangeDonation
Eva Power

Eva Power

Owner / Manager, The Ethical Silk Company

 

Moderator

Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor

Head of planning and strategy, Havas Media Ireland

 

15.30

Interactive presentation – How to make your truth persuasive?

Will Vara

Will Vara

Senior trainer and customer manager, SNP Communications

 

 

MONEY WITH IMPACT?

 

15.45

Key note speech – Impact investing - challenging business as usual?

Jamy Goewie

Jamy Goewie

Community and Market Development Director, European Venture Philanthropy Association

 

Panel discussion: Financial return with positive social, environmental impact?

Ms Derville Brennan

Ms Derville Brennan

Southern Regional Assembly, Acting Assistant Director
Faye Walsh Drouillard

Faye Walsh Drouillard

Founder of Giving Circles, Impact investor
Richard Watson

Richard Watson

Managing Partner, Ireland Smart Tech Fund, Dublin BIC
Theodor Cojoianu

Theodor Cojoianu

Research fellow - sustainable finance, University College Dublin
Jamy Goewie

Jamy Goewie

Community and Market Development Director, European Venture Philanthropy Association

 

Moderator

Conor Carmody

Conor Carmody

Investor-Ready Manager Dublin BIC

16.45

BUSINESS SPIRIT AWARD CEREMONY

 

Moderated by

Dr. Roisin Lyons

Dr. Roisin Lyons

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Dublin City University
Laura Dennehy

Laura Dennehy

Head of Development, Enactus Ireland

10.45 – 12.30

Seminar 1

Faster Responsible Innovation Uptake through the RRI Roadmap

Xenia Theodotou Schneider

Xenia Theodotou Schneider

Responsible Innovation expert, Principal Consultant
XPRO Consulting, Cyprus

 

The meaning of Responsible Research and Innovation and Sustainability in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises - The ROSIE project

Markus Will

Markus Will

Lecturer and Researcher, University of Applied Sciences Zittau, Germany

 

The next generation of Innovators – collaborative research on Generation Z

Rachel Collier

Rachel Collier

Young Social Innovators, co-founder, CEO

 

How can the Flow Game enable and empower better decision making for individuals and organisations?

Simone Cameron-Coen – Civic Engagement Officer, Trinity College Dublin

 

Funding Opportunities from Horizon 2020 – Science with and for Society (SwafS)

Dr Siobhán Hendrick

Dr Siobhán Hendrick

Senior Executive – Education & Public Engagement, Science Foundation Ireland

13.30 – 15.00

Seminar 2

 

Ethics Canvas – Integrating Ethics into research and business projects

Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin

 

The impact of environmental policy on entrepreneurship and innovation

Theodor Cojoianu

Theodor Cojoianu

Research fellow - sustainable finance, University College Dublin
Dr. Yanan Lin

Dr. Yanan Lin

Research fellow, University College Dublin

 

Mainstreaming Responsible Innovation into Regional policy – The MARIE project

Giulia Bubbolini

Giulia Bubbolini

COO, Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Romagna, Italy

 

Critically Engaging in Change

Lorraine Tansey

Lorraine Tansey

Project Manager, Institute for Lifecourse & Society, NUI Galway

 

Applying Responsible Research for building an inclusive start up

Lucia Dal Negro

Lucia Dal Negro, PhD

Founder of de-LAB Inclusive Business Solutions, Italy

 

The reality of knowledge transfer – Using Design Thinking to solve real problems for organisations

Maurice Knightly

Maurice Knightly

entrepreneurial specialist, UCD Innovation Academy

 

Banquet Hall

This is the best place where you can learn, connect and collaborate with professionals! Visit stands and join the interactive conversations at the Topic Tables!

Stands to visit

 

 

Join the fundraiser and save a girl from slavery! 
Choose a ribbon made by The Silk Project  – donate a fair amount – support the Free a Girl foundation to save and educate young girls facing slavery. Visit the fundraiser stand at the Banquet Hall!

TOPIC TABLES

This ‘kitchen table conversation’ format aims to facilitate knowledge exchange and networking. Hosts will briefly introduce a topic – challenge, report, framework, method, etc. - and moderate a conversation involving participants.

15.00 – 15.30

ROUND 1

Funding Opportunities from Horizon 2020 – Science with and for Society (SwafS)

Dr Siobhán Hendrick

Dr Siobhán Hendrick

Senior Executive – Education & Public Engagement, Science Foundation Ireland

 

Mainstreaming Responsible Innovation into Regional policy – The MARIE project

Giulia Bubbolini

Giulia Bubbolini

COO, Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Romagna, Italy

 

The reality of knowledge transfer – Using Design Thinking to solve real problems for organisations

Maurice Knightly

Maurice Knightly

entrepreneurial specialist, UCD Innovation Academy

 

Measuring greenwashing?

Theodor Cojoianu

Theodor Cojoianu

Research fellow - sustainable finance, University College Dublin
Dr. Yanan Lin

Dr. Yanan Lin

Research fellow, University College Dublin

 

15.30 – 16.00

ROUND 2

Designing in circles – Applications of eco-design

Jude Sherry

Jude Sherry

director, anois
Dr Frank O’Connor

Dr Frank O’Connor

director, eco-design expert, Anois

 

How can the Flow Game enable and empower better decision making for individuals and organisations?

Simone Cameron-Coen – Civic Engagement Officer, Trinity College Dublin

 

Links between Responsible Innovation, Sustainability Management and CSR in Businesses

Markus Will

Markus Will

Lecturer and Researcher, University of Applied Sciences Zittau, Germany

 

16.00 – 16.30

ROUND 3

Corporate Social Responsibility alternatives: Why? What? How?

John Crimmins

John Crimmins

Managing Director, Prospectus Management Consultants

 

Big impact with little resources? How to empower small teams to achieve more?

Colin Keogh

Colin Keogh

Co- Founder, The Rapid Foundation

 

Critically Engaging in Change

Lorraine Tansey

Lorraine Tansey

Project Manager, Institute for Lifecourse & Society, NUI Galway