Brexit Related Events / Conferences / Seminars in 2019

Synopsis: Below are details of some of the upcoming events, conferences and seminars on the theme of Brexit and Northern Ireland.

Details are listed below of  Brexit related events - including those held in December 2018 and forthcoming in 2019. The events are listed in reverse chronological order.  You can also view details of past events which took place in 2018, 2017 and 2016.

Forthcoming Events in 2019:  January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

Date Location  Event Details
 
March
Friday 8th March

Craigavon Civic & Conference Centre
Lakeview Road,
Craigavon,
BT64 1AL

Northern Ireland Agribusiness Conference: Beyond Brexit

(9.00am - 3.00pm)

 

The agendaNi Northern Ireland Agribusiness Conference 2019 has been specifically scheduled to provide those with a strong interest in the future prospects for farming in Northern Ireland with a unique opportunity to gauge the prospects for the sector moving forward.

A panel of high-profile speakers and respected industry analysts has been gathered to provide their views on the challenges and opportunities that will confront the industry in the post-Brexit era.

February         
Friday 8th February

Cafe Vic-Ryn
Moira Road
Lisburn
BT28 2RF

Business Breakfast: Economic Review and Brexit Update

(7.30am - 10.15am)

Business Breakfast with Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP & Alan Bridle, UK Economist with Bank of Ireland. 

A will deliver an economic outlook for 2019 inc the latest forecasts for the regional economy.

J wil present an economic review for the greater Lisburn area and will participate in a Q & A session

 

Tuesday 5th February

Riddle Hall
185 Stranmillis Road
Belfast
BT9 5EE

The Brexit survival guide for business

(5.30 - 7.30pm)

This event is organised by Business First Network (BFN). The speaker, Frank Given, is a consultant provider on InterTrade Irelands Brexit Advisory Service.

During his short, informative session Frank will cover the key aspects of Brexit, how it can impact the small business owner and how to plan for the exit.

 January    
Thursday 31st January

Brexit Institute,
DCU,
The Helix
Dublin
Ireland

 Brexit and Agri-Food

(1.00pm - 5.30pm)

The event, organised by the Dublin City University Brexit Institute will be opened by Micheline Calmy-Rey (Former President of Switzerland) and will feature a panel discussion with leading academics and industry specialists.

The panel includes Eric Clinton (Dublin City University), Shane Hamill (Bord Bia), Cathal O’Connor (AIB),  John Jordan (ORNUA) and Paul Wilson (Monaghan Mushrooms) . The panel will be chaired by Tony Connelly (RTÉ).

The event will be closed by MEP Brian Hayes.

Wednesday 30th January

The Canada Room and Council Chamber Queen's University Belfast University Road Belfast BT7 1NN

Public Event: ‘Brexit’ – Trade Union Perspectives

by Queen's Policy Engagement (formerly QPol)

(6.00-7.30pm)

As part of the university's ongoing contribution to the debates around UK withdrawal from the EU, there will be an event open to the public exploring the views within the trade union movement on how best to defend and advance the interests of their members in the present state of relations between the UK and the EU.

The event will be chaired by Merav Amir, President of the University & College Union at Queen’s. Katy Hayward (leading Queen's expert on 'Brexit') will start off the discussion by giving a brief 'user friendly' technical summary of where negotiations and future prospects are at the time of the event.

That will be followed by opening comments from a panel of leading trade union speakers representing a range of positions within the trade union movement on ‘Brexit’, including the Irish and GB dimensions alongside the focus on Northern Ireland.

The discussion will then be opened up to the floor.

Wednesday 30th January

Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building,
Trinity College Dublin,
Nassau Street
2 Dublin
Ireland

Northern Ireland - from Peace talks to Brexit deals

(7.30pm - 8.30pm)

To mark the anniversary of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement and Bloody Sunday, Trinity Research in Social Sciences (TRISS) is hosting an event on January 30th at 7pm in the Emmet Theatre. The speakers include Prof. Etain Tannam from the School of Religion, Professor Paul Arthur (University of Ulster) - a pioneering academic in this area and Daithi O’Ceallaigh who is a former Ambassador to the UK, Finland and Estonia, and the UN in Geneva and co-editor of Britain and Europe: The Endgame.
Saturday 26th January

Belfast Waterfront
2 Lanyon Place
BT1 3WH
Belfast
Ireland

Beyond Brexit: The Future of Ireland

(11.00am - 2.00pm)

While Westminster remains in turmoil and chaos as it grapples with the Brexit crisis, the only certainty is that Brexit will have a major impact on Ireland and Irish citizens, particularly those in the north.
What does the future hold for Irish citizens in the north? How can we create a future in Ireland where all citizens are cherished and our rights guaranteed and respected?
Format:
  • Keynote addresses by political leaders.
  • Two Panel Discussions on the implications of Brexit and the future of Ireland.
  • Q&A session with audience participation.
Thursday 24th January

Yellow Door
46-48 Market Square
Lisburn
BT28 1AG

GDPR and Brexit Q&A

(2.00-4.00pm)

Low key Q and A session on the two biggest swear words in N Ireland business. Part of a series of events hosted by Hansal International.
Thursday 24th January

Hibernia Suite, Dublin Castle
Dame Street
Dublin 2
Ireland

Brexit Seminar (Dublin)
by Revenue
 

(10.00am - 1.40pm)

Revenue invites you to a seminar on Brexit and the possible impacts from a customs perspective for traders.

The seminar will offer advice and information on your customs responsibilities in a post – Brexit environment.

Companies that trade with, or have goods moving through, the United Kingdom are welcome to attend the workshop for free but registration is required in advance.

Thursday 24th January

Ulster Bank
16 George's Quay
Dublin
Ireland

#AGENDA: Business, Politics and Brexit Financial Services Seminar - ‘Asset Management after Brexit: Responding to the new Reality'

(7.30am -10.30am)

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce and sponsors KPMG and Ulster Bank have come together to address the various challenges and opportunities that Brexit has brought about for business interests in the UK and Ireland.

This seminar in particular will focus on:

  • Brexit & the Macro Economic Outlook for 2019.
  • The 2019 Completion of the Capital Markets Union.
  • The End of UK passporting rights – a catalyst for reform of third country equivalence provisions?
  • IFSC Landscape Change - transition for the asset management sector to a post Brexit world.
Thursday 24th January

British Academy
10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AH

"What's Happening... Brexit: towards the break-up of the Union?"

by Political Studies Association

(6.30-9.00pm)

Chaired by award-winning journalist Stephen Bush (Political Editor, New Statesman), the second instalment of the PSA's What's Happening? series will once again bring together academics, journalists, policy-makers and the interested general public to unravel the events that have had the nation talking over the past 12 months. 
Tuesday 22nd January

Carnbeg Hotel & Spa,
Armagh Road,
Dundalk
Ireland

Brexit Seminar (Dundalk)
by Revenue

(10.00am - 1.40pm)

Revenue invites you to a seminar on Brexit and the possible impacts from a customs perspective for traders.

The seminar will offer advice and information on your customs responsibilities in a post – Brexit environment.

Companies that trade with, or have goods moving through, the United Kingdom are welcome to attend the workshop for free but registration is required in advance.

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