Environment Ireland, now in its seventh year, is Ireland s largest conference on environmental policy and management and is attended each year by delegates representing all the major sectors with an interest in Ireland s environment.

With the change in Government, there has already been a change in policy direction signalled in a number of important areas of environmental policy, including waste and water. The conference comes at a crucial time in developing these new directions and many of the key environmental issues facing the country will be addressed through the conference programme

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, TD Northern Ireland Environment Minister Alex Attwood, MLA
  • Dara Lynott, Deputy Director-General, Environmental Protection Agency Brendan Gillespie, Head of Environmental Performance and Information Division, OECD
  • Jock Martin, Head of Integrated Assessments Programme, European Environment Agency
  • Ciaran Lynch, TD, Chairman, Oireachtas Environment, Transport, Culture & Gaeltacht Committee
  • Dick Budden, Ireland Director, The Carbon Disclosure Project