Future of Towns Speaker Presentations

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Sven Spollen-Behrens - Director - SFA - Brexit and the Irish Town

Catherine Curran - Assistant Principal Officer - Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation - The Framework for Town Centre Renewal - Best practice and a practical step by step approach

Tara Buckley - Director General - RG DATA- Independent Shops and Town Centre Health Checks: Two essentials to Future-proof Ireland's Towns and Villages

Simon Quin - Director and Visiting Professor - Institute of Place Management, Manchester Metropolitan University - The 4 "R's" of Town Centre Renewal

Julienne Elliott - Town & Village Manager - Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council - Coleraine - On your Marks, Get Set, BID! 

Richard Hamilton - Associate Director - Future Analytics Consulting - What makes a healthy town? A Town Planners Perspective - Town Planning, Revitalisation of Vibrant and Successful Towns

Kevin Traynor - National Director - The Coach Tourism & Transport Council - The Role of Coach Tourism in Ireland and the Opportunities available to rural communities as a source of Employment and Revenue.

David McNulty - Director - Tourism Development International - Towns and Villages - Emerging Tourism Opportunities

Conor Bofin - Director - Towns Matter - Independent Retail Fights Back

Ann Norton - Councillor and Deputy Major of Ennis - Clare County Council Collaboration is Key: The Economic, social and physical development of Ennis Town Centre

Brian Flynn - Senior Executive Engineer - Sligo County Council - From Partnership comes Progress

Noelle McAloon - Manager - Enniskillen BID- Enniskillen - Survive & Thrive - Purple Flags and BIDS

Lar Power - Deputy Chief Executive - Waterford City & County Council - The Waterford Story - From Recession to Success

Fergal Nealon - Founder - StoryTracks - Bringing Local Stories to Life