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Future Jobs Forum

Future Jobs Forum

Winning the battle for global talent.

As the race continues globally to find and attract the best talent, Ireland today finds itself competing with an ever-growing number of countries, for the best candidates in science, technology and finance. The solutions will be examined at the Future Jobs Forum, hosted by Silicon Republic.

International keynotes will offer a global view, while our panels of local leaders will discuss Ireland's challenges and opportunities in the global battle for talent. The objective of this forum is not to simply sit around and complain about the much cited 'talent gap', but rather to bring together the stakeholders in education and industry to propose constructive and viable solutions to help Ireland to compete and win in this global battle for talent.

KEYNOTE: Sally Khallash, director, Centre for Global Talent Strategy
Sally Khallash is the founding director of The Centre for Global Talent Strategy and a leading expert on talent mobility. A recognised EU expert, Sally has worked with multinational companies such as Maersk, Siemens, ManpowerGroup and PwC on strategy. She is also a regular speaker and analyst for governments and organisations, such as the European Commission, the Danish Immigration Service and the International Organisation of Migration. A prolific writer and public debater, Sally appears regularly in both Danish and international media and recently published a book on the economic advantages of immigration. She has studied emerging markets at Harvard University, has a PhD in talent mobility from Copenhagen University and is currently a visiting fellow at University of Oxford.

Senior panelists already confirmed include:

  • Dr Eucharia Meehan, Irish Research Council and Higher Education Authority
  • Mark Ryan, country managing director, Accenture, Ireland
  • Regina Moran, CEO Fujitsu Ltd, Ireland
  • Brendan Cannon, Corporate Affairs director, Intel, EMEA co-ordinator, Intel's Girls and Women initiative
  • Louise Phelan, VP of Global Operations EMEA, PayPal
  • Sean O'Sullivan, co-founder MapInfo and Avego
  • Jane Lorigan, CEO Europe,

For further information and updates, please see the Future Jobs Forum website.

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