Guest Speakers

  • Aidan Mulcahy

    Producer
  • Captain Dave Elliott

    Marine Superintendent with Arklow Shipping
  • Captain Harry McClenahan

    Navigation Services Manager with CIL
  • Captain Kevin Allen

    Belfast Harbour Master
  • Conor Mowlds

    Head of the National Maritime College of Ireland
  • Cormac Gebreurs

    Head of the Halpin Centre, NMCI
  • Dave Ward

    Commercial Services Manager at CIL
  • Dr. Connie Kelleher

    Underwater Archaeologist
  • Elizabeth O'Reilly

    Focal Point Ireland
  • Fergal O'Brien

    Head of Policy and Chief Economist at IBEC
  • Fiona Buckley

    Head of Experience Development at Fáilte Ireland
  • Jane O'Keffe

    Logistics & Supply Chain Course Director
  • John Mullins

    Chairman of the Port of Cork
  • Jonathan Healy

    Newstalk
  • Kevin Richardson

    IHMA President
  • Liam Lacey

    Director of the IMDO
  • Paul O'Regan

    Harbour Master, Port of Cork
  • Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh

    Professor of Energy Engineering at UCC / Director of MaREI & Beaufort at UCC
  • Rory McGuire

    Partner at Flagship Management
  • Simon Coveney TD

    Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence
  • Thomas Furey

    Joint Programme Manager at Infomar

Success through Synergy – an Innovative & Dynamic approach to the future

Welcome to the official website for the 2015 Irish Maritime Forum, sponsored by Copius Resources, which is aimed at organisations and professionals within the maritime industry in Ireland.

This forum will look at “Success through synergy – an innovative & dynamic approach to the future” by exploring the ocean of opportunities that exist within the sector and concentrating on the key drivers that are set to change the sector in the future.

The 2015 Irish Maritime Forum will take place at the National Maritime College of Ireland on September 25th 2015. This event, which will be formally opened by Minister Simon Coveney, is aimed at organisations and professionals operating within the broad maritime industry in Ireland.


The first event will be a drinks reception on the evening of Thursday 24th (Sponsors & Speakers Only) which will be held at the Port of Cork followed by the main event on Friday 25th which will be held at the National Maritime College of Ireland. The programme for the main event will focus on a number of core themes, namely;
 

  • The Maritime Industry (Sponsored by NMCI Services)

  • Maritime Skills & Human Resources (Sponsored by Copius Resources)

  • Port Sector (Sponsored by Ardmore Shipping Ltd.)

  • Offshore & Renewable Sector (Sponsored by Irish Mainport Holdings Ltd.)

  • Marine Tourism & Leisure (Sponsored by Port of Cork)

 

For further information regarding the Irish Maritime Forum keep an eye out on this website as we are currently updating conference details.

Refreshment Sponsors - Flagship Management

Programme

 

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI), which is a constituent college of the Cork Institute of Technology and a partnership with the Irish Naval Service, will be the venue for this year’s national Maritime Industry Forum on the 25th of September. This year’s forum will look at “Success through synergy – an innovative & dynamic approach to the future” by exploring the ocean of opportunities that exist within the sector and concentrating on the key drivers that are set to change the sector in the future. We're also now delighted to annouce that Copius Resources are the Main Sponsors for this forum.

Friday, September 25th
  • 08:00 - 08:45 Registration
    National Maritime College of Ireland
  • 08:00 - 17:00 MC / Host
    National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Cork

    Speakers

    Jonathan Healy
    Jonathan Healy
  • 08:45 - 10:00 Welcoming Address & Opening Speeches
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    John Mullins
    John Mullins
    Simon Coveney TD
    Simon Coveney TD
  • 10:00 - 11:00 The Maritime Industry Overview (Sponsored by NMCI Services)
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    Fergal O'Brien
    Fergal O'Brien
    Liam Lacey
    Liam Lacey
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Maritime Skills Panel Discussion (Sponsored by Copius Resources)
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    Captain Dave Elliott
    Captain Dave Elliott
    Captain Kevin Allen
    Captain Kevin Allen
    Conor Mowlds
    Conor Mowlds
    Cormac Gebreurs
    Cormac Gebreurs
    Rory McGuire
    Rory McGuire
  • 12:00 - 13:30 The Port Sector (Sponsored by Ardmore Shipping Services Ltd.)
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    Captain Harry McClenahan
    Captain Harry McClenahan
    Jane O'Keffe
    Jane O'Keffe
    Kevin Richardson
    Kevin Richardson
    Paul O'Regan
    Paul O'Regan
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Offshore & Renewable Sector (Sponsored by Irish Mainport Holdings Ltd.)
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh
    Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh
    Thomas Furey
    Thomas Furey
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Marine Tourism & Leisure (Sponsored by Port of Cork)
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    Dave Ward
    Dave Ward
    Dr. Connie Kelleher
    Dr. Connie Kelleher
    Elizabeth O'Reilly
    Elizabeth O'Reilly
    Fiona Buckley
    Fiona Buckley
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Lusitania Interest Piece
    National Maritime College of Ireland

    Speakers

    Aidan Mulcahy
    Aidan Mulcahy
  • Irish Ports Association
  • Copius Resources
  • NMCI
  • Port of Cork
  • Ardmore Shipping Services Ltd.
  • Flagship Management
  • Irish Mainport Holdings Ltd.
  • NMCI Services
  • Irish Examiner
  • Cork's Red FM