The DCU Brexit Institute will welcome a number of international leaders, policy makers and academics on Thursday 15th February to discuss the consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on the policies developed to tackle climate change and to ensure sustainable, secure and affordable energy supplies.
Organised in partnership with the Irish Environmental Protection Agency and the Political Studies Association of Ireland, the conference will be hosted by DCU Brexit Institute sponsor, Arthur Cox, at their offices on Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.
The event will be opened by a keynote speech by Enrico Letta (former Italian Prime Minister and Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs (Sciences Po).
It will also feature the participation of leading academics, business leaders and policy-makers, including Charlotte Burns (University of Sheffield), Joseph Curtin (University College Cork & IIEA), Tanya Harrington (Powerscourt Group) and Diarmuid Torney (Dublin City University). This panel discussion will be chaired by Kevin O’Sullivan (Irish Times).
This will be followed with a high-level debate between Laura Burke (Director General of the Environmental Protection Agency) and Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge (Deputy Chair of the UK Committee on Climate Change).
For a full programme visit http://dcubrexitinstitute.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Event_18_2_15_Energy.pdf