Inspiring Innovation in Further Education and Training Conference: 26th October in Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne

Meath Partnership cordially invite you to attend the


Inspiring Innovation in Further Education and Training Conference


The conference will take place on Thursday, 26th October 2017 in the Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne, Co. Meath from 9.30am until 2pm.

This conference will provide the platform to launch the policy paper: ‘Creating an Innovation Ecosystem: A Policy Insight into the Innovation Ecosystems Approach’.  This Paper has been written by Dr. Alexandros Apostolides, European University Cyprus to reflect the collective experiences of our EU consortium in providing opportunities for innovation in VET over the last 2 years of the project term. 


Minister Regina Doherty, T.D. will officially launch this Innovation Ecosystems policy paper followed by a keynote address by Dr. Bryan Fields, Director of Strategy and Research at SOLAS on the topic of “Addressing the Skills Mismatch – Aligning the Needs of Business to Education and Training in Ireland.” 


This will be followed by thematic workshops for local businesses and communities.  We would be delighted to have you there on the day to provide your input into shaping the future of business and community education and training provision in County Meath and Meath. For additional information on these workshops, please see the attached invitation.


Registration begins at 9.00am and to book your place, please contact Sarah at 046 9280790 or e-mail before Monday, 23rd October, 2017 or alternatively you can register on Eventbrite at:  


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