UCD Work Smarter Together 2017, 15 March

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Work Smarter Together is back! WST 2017, set for 15 March 2017, will be the second University wide event dedicated to all that goes into making UCD an excellent place to teach, to research, to learn and to work.

This free event is aimed at UCD Faculty and Staff. It includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions, poster viewing, and full refreshments. It is an opportunity for colleagues from across the University to come together to exchange best practices, attend and host events, and network in person and via social media.

What you need to do

  • View the full programme of events, including the breakout sessions

  • Click on the Register button to confirm your place for the main WST 2017 events on 15 March

  • Choose your breakout sessions for 15 March

Looking forward seeing you there!!


9.30am to 10.00am


Collect your name badge at the reception desk

10.00am to 10.10am

Event opening

10.10am – 11.10am

Keynote speaker: David Whyte, poet, author and lecturer

Half a Shade Braver: The Foundations of Conversational Leadership

11.10am – 11.30am

Coffee break and poster viewing

11.30am – 12.15pm

Parallel tracks (A) – choose 1

  • Working with UCD Agile

  • Unleashing our infrastructure - IDs, cards and creativity

  • First steps inside the door… student orientation

  • David Whyte: Half a ‘Shade Braver: The Foundations of Conversational Leadership’

  • Love your analytics

Full details are available on the WST website.

12.15pm – 1.00pm

Plenary session

Education - continuities, challenges, changes

Professor Dympna Devine, Head of UCD School of Education

1.00pm to 1.45pm

Lunch break and poster viewing

1.45pm to 3.00pm

Parallel tracks (B) – choose 1

  • Streamlining – making better easier

  • Researching Smarter Together

  • Reaching out in new ways

  • Explosive ideas

  • Using the right brain…

Full details are available on the WST website.

3.00pm – 3.45pm

Plenary session

Living under blue skies

Joe Drumgoole, Director of Developer Advocacy EMEA at MongoDB

3.45pm to 4.00pm

Closing address and presentation of Work Smarter Award winners

Professor Mark Rogers, UCD Registrar & Deputy President

4.00pm to 4.30pm

Networking opportunity



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