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Engaging the Workforce of the Future - 3 October 2018 | 6.00pm | DeVere Hall |UCC

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Wednesday, 3 October 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30 (IST)

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CIPD Southern Region committee are delighted to welcome our members to join us for the second event on our 2018/2019 calendar which takes place on Wednesday 3rd October, 2018 @ 6pm (Registration & Networking from 5:30pm – refreshments will be served).

Topic: Engaging the Workforce of the Future 

Finding the best talent for your organisation has been made easier by the use of rapidly improving technology, this has levelled the playing field considerably between big and smaller organisations - the difference now is agility.

Your business needs to quickly anticipate what skills will be needed and source them in the shortest time. What is the candidate expectation in this new world of work? Come along and listen to our Speakers, contribute to the discussion and takeaway some great tips.

Q & A will be facilitated by: Dr. Ronan Carbery, Lecturer, Researcher and Author – UCC 

There has been considerable interest in this event already, so book now. Closing date for bookings is Tuesday 2nd October @ 12 noon. If you book and find that you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we can allocate your place to another member. 

We look forward to meeting you all there. 

CIPD Ireland ‐ Southern Region Committee  


Speakers Biographies:

Gavin O'Brien

 Gavin O’Brien, Chief People Officer, Teamwork

Teamwork is Cork’s Large Company of the Year 2018. The Company’s software powers 5 million users across the globe helping them manage their teams and collaborate more productively. is headquartered in Cork, Ireland and has 230 employees in 18 countries. Gavin is an Occupational Psychologist and has 20+ years of experience of International Talent Management & Development in Technology, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals and the FMCG sectors.

Qualifications: BSc in Occupational Psychology, Ulster University ‐ MSc in Occupational Psychology, Queens University Belfast ‐ LLM in Law (Business), University College Cork. Previously worked as: HR Director at Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Ireland. EMEA People Operations Director at Zendesk. Global Director of Talent Management at IFFCO, United Arab Emirates. Chief Personnel Officer & Vice President at PepsiCo Worldwide Flavours, Cork, Ireland. Group Resources Manager at Xerox Europe Ltd. HR Manager 3M United Kingdom Plc
Contact details - LinkedIn  Twitter   E‐mail 


Aisling Judge

Aisling Judge, Downstream Bioprocess Engineer, Eli Lilly

Aisling Judge is an Irish scientist from Kinsale. She was the winner of the 42nd Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in 2006 at the age of fourteen. At the time of her win Judge was a second‐year student at Kinsale Community School. Her project involved the creation of a device to demonstrate when packaged food had gone out of date. It was called "The development and evaluation of a biological food spoilage indicator". The judges said her work involved a highly innovative and creative use of experimental biology, impressive and novel. She went on to finish in third place at the 18th European Union Contest for Young Scientists in Sweden. Aisling went on to attain a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering at University College Dublin and a Master's Degree in Biochemical Engineering at University College London.


Sponsor Biography:

UCCUniversity College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC)

The university was founded in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway. It became University College, Cork, under the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act 1997 renamed the university as National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed the university as University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork though it continues to be almost universally known as University College Cork. Amongst other rankings and awards, the university was named Irish University of the Year by the Sunday Times on five occasions; most recently in 2017. In 2015, UCC was also named as top performing university by the European Commission funded UMultirank system, based on obtaining the highest number of "A" scores (21 out of 28 metrics) among a field of 1200 partaking universities. UCC also became the first university to achieve the ISO 50001 standard in energy management in 2011. As of 2016, University College Cork (UCC) had 21,000 students. These included 15,000 in undergraduate programmes, 4,400 in postgraduate study and research, and 2,800 in adult continuing education across undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses. The student base is supported by 2,800 academic, research and administrative staff. As of 2017, UCC reportedly had 150,000 alumni worldwide. 

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No, if you have booked then your name will be in our system.

Is parking available on site?

Parking is available on streets around the university.

Cancellation Policy:

Please advise us asap, if you find you cannot take your place so we can offer it to another member on the waiting list.

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