OpeningHost, David McWilliams.
WelcomeOwen Keegan, Chief Executive, Dublin City Council
Opportunities AboundA cross border interview with Ministers Leo Varadkar, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (ROI) and Conor Murphy, Finance Minister (NI).
Seize the MomentA special interview Minister Robin Walker MP, Minister of State for Northern Ireland (UK).
Reasons to Co-operateProf. Eoin Magennis, University of Ulster and Prof. Deiric O’Broin, Dublin City University outline the opportunities arising from the research and development of the Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor
The Leadership Role of Local GovernmentA special focus on the role of Local Government with Minister Darragh O’Brien T.D., Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage (ROI).
Living Co-operationLouth County Council and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have a long established history of co-operation in practical everyday ways. Discover more in this case study featuring Chief Executives Joan Martin and Marie Ward and leading businesses STATSports and DELI LITES.
Beyond Boundaries - Opportunities for Co-operation

A lively, moderated panel discussion examining what’s happening and what’s possible.

  • AnnMarie Farrelly, Chief Executive, Fingal Co. Co.
  • Niall McEntegart, Facebook (Meath)
  • Margaret Hearty, InterTrade Ireland
  • Trevor Lockhart, Fane Valley Food Co-operative (Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon)
  • Prof. Daire Keogh, President, Dublin City University
Let’s Co-operateSuzanne Wylie, Chief Executive, Belfast City Council
Concluding RemarksDavid McWilliams, MC, Economist and Broadcaster