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Monday, 7 November 2016 from 08:00 to 12:30 (GMT)

The Irish Times Brexit Summit

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An Taoiseach, views from Dublin, London and Brussels, eight high-profile speakers, two live Q&A sessions plus breakfast and lunch: Brexit Decoded.


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                    Enda Kenny                                 Senior UK
                     Taoiseach                               Cabinet Minister

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As talks on Brexit intensify, will Ireland win or lose? 

Join An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, keynote speaker, a senior UK Cabinet MinisterDavid Carson, Partner, Deloitte, Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland, Deirdre Somers, CEO, The Irish Stock Exchange, Aifric Campbell, novelist and former managing director at Morgan Stanley, John Mullins, CEO, Amarenco, Denis Staunton, The Irish Times London Editor, and other leading business people and decision-makers for an in-depth analysis of the issues arising from Brexit.

• Registration will be open from 7.45am and a light buffet breakfast will be available
• The Brexit Summit will commence at 8.30am sharp
• Your ticket also includes lunch and networking after 12.30pm when the Summit concludes


This is a must-attend event for business leaders and decision-makers. Can your business really afford to miss it?

Venue: The Westin Hotel

Dublin’s 5 star Westin Hotel is centrally located, opposite Trinity College Dublin, within easy reach of public transport links and secure parking options. The Banking Hall reflects the building’s history as former home to the city’s leading insurance and financial companies.





Enda Kenny


First elected to the Dáil in a by-election in the Mayo constituency in 1975 Enda Kenny has been re-elected to the Dáil at the 11 General Elections since. He became leader of the Fine Gael party in 2002, a position he has held ever since. He was elected Taoiseach, in March, 2011 and re-elected for a second term in May 2016. He previously served as a Cabinet Minister (Tourism and Trade 1994-97) and Minister of State (Education and Labour ’86-87). As Minister for Trade and Tourism he chaired the European Union Council of Trade Ministers during Ireland's Presidency, and he co-chaired the successful Singapore round of the World Trade Organisation talks in 1996.  


Senior UK Cabinet Minister

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A senior Minister from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet will outline the British Government’s approach to Brexit following the announcement that the Brexit process will be triggered before the end of March next year. This provides a unique opportunity for an Irish audience to get a first-hand account of Downing Street’s Brexit strategy.


David Carson 

 David Carson

David Carson leads the Brexit response team for Deloitte Ireland. David is a corporate finance partner, specialising in forensic, where he provides investigation and dispute services including litigation support and expert witness services. He has extensive experience in corporate restructuring, corporate investigations and M&A. David has been appointed to a number of high profile, complex insolvency and restructuring cases in recent years. He has assisted a number of corporates and senior executives in times of uncertainty and financial crisis.


Julie Sinnamon

Julie Sinnamon

Julie Sinnamon is CEO of Enterprise Ireland, a position she has held since November 2013. Prior to her appointment as CEO, Julie held a number of senior public sector positions, spanning a 30 year career in Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland. Julie's driving ambition is to help more Irish-owned businesses to achieve business-scale through international growth, so that the associated job creation in Ireland drives rising prosperity in towns and villages all across Ireland. Julie is a business graduate of the University of Ulster, has a Masters in International Business (Fordham and IMI) and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Programme, USA.


Deirdre Somers

Deirdre is Chief Executive of the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) since 2007 and has over 25 years’ experience of the securities and stock exchange industries. She has played a pivotal role in establishing the ISE’s leading position internationally in listing investment funds and debt securities and the ISE now has over 35,000 securities from 80 countries around the globe represented on its markets. Deirdre is outspoken about the importance of capital markets as a funding source and enabler for businesses to achieve scale. She is a passionate advocate for Irish enterprise and the need to re-balance national policy towards supporting indigenous companies and entrepreneurs to grow. Deirdre is currently President of the Federation of the European Securities Exchanges (FESE) representing over 35 exchanges across Europe. Deirdre also sits on the National Council of IBEC.


Aifric Campbell

Aifric Campbell

Aifric Campbell is a novelist and former managing director at Morgan Stanley. Her most recent novel On the Floor was long listed for the Orange Prize 2012. Her speaking and media appearances include the London School of Economics, the Global Economics Forum, BBC R4Today, RTE and NPR. She has also written for The Irish Times. Aifric grew up in Dublin and studied in Sweden. She holds a PhD and teaches at Imperial College, London.


John Mullins

John Mullins

John Mullins is CEO of Amarenco, a fast growing company which is focused on the development, financing and ownership of solar assets in Europe. He is a former Chief Executive of Bord Gáis Eireann and has held senior management positions with ESB, ESB International, PricewaterhouseCoopers (UK) and NTR plc.


Denis Staunton

Denis Staunton is London Editor of The Irish Times. He was previously Deputy Editor from 2011 – 2015. He also held the position of Foreign Editor and has served as its correspondent in Washington, Brussels and Berlin. As London Editor, he is uniquely placed to give an insight into the Westminster establishment as it grapples with managing the Brexit situation.



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1. Information about us and how to contact us
1.1 We are the Irish Times Limited a company registered in Ireland. Our company registration number is 2514 The Irish Times Building 24-28 Tara Street Dublin 2.
1.2 You can contact us by writing to us at or by calling +353 (0) 1 6758000.

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2.2 The Irish Times will accept no responsibility for, or offer any refunds for, loss arising as a result of any incorrect information provided by you at the time of ordering your ticket(s), unless this is due to our error.
2.3 A printed hard copy or an electronic copy of the ticket can be used to redeem entry at the event.

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6.1 .If we fail to comply with these terms and conditions, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking this contract or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time the contract was made, both we and you knew it might happen.
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9.4 These terms and conditions are governed by Irish law and the Courts of Ireland have exclusive jurisdiction.

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