Day 1  |  Closing Plenary

@ 4pm, Wednesday 20th Feb

Join us for the closing plenary session, which features an interactive debate with some of Ireland's leading voices for nature conservation.








Debate: Bright Ideas for Nature Conservation - what's the one thing we need to do?

  • This debate will be hosted by Padraic Fogarty (Irish Wildlife Trust). Debaters include Prof Yvonne Buckley (Trinity College Dublin), John Gibbons (Environmental Journalist), Eanna Ni Lamhna (Botanist, Author and Broadcaster), Dr James Moran (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology). It's an interactive debate, so - providing the technology works - delegates will be able to vote for the winner using their phones and laptops. Have yours at the ready!

Summary of Day 1: Micheál Ó Cinnéide (Irish Forum on Natural Capital)

Closing Comments: Ciaran O'Keeffe (National Parks and Wildlife Service)

Join us for a drinks reception in the Printworks foyer