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#AGENDA2018 Business, Politics and Brexit Life Sciences SEMINAR: ‘Brexit: A Prescription for Change?'

University College Cork | Cork

Thursday 22 November, 2018

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The British Irish Chamber of Commerce and our sponsors KPMG and Ulster Bank have come together to address the various challenges and opportunities that Brexit has brought about for business interests in the UK and Ireland.

This event will be the 9th instalment of the series following the Infrastructure, ICT, Financial Services, Brexit, Agri-food SME and CAST (Culture, Arts, Sport and Tourism) Seminars that have taken place in the UK and Ireland.

In the light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, this seminar will explore the impact this will have for the Life Sciences sector across these two islands. It will examine the impact of Brexit on the current regulatory environment and research collaboration and will seek to answer whether Brexit is ‘A Prescription for Change’.

This Seminar entitled: ‘Brexit: A Prescription for Change?’ will focus on two specific topics:

  1. Convergence or Divergence? The Regulatory Impact of Brexit
  2. Life Sciences Research

Experts, speakers, stakeholders and commentators will address these topics with interactive participation from the audience.

Speakers include:

Cllr. Mick Finn, Lord Mayor of Cork

Professor Anita Maguire, Vice President for Research and Innovation, University College Cork

Yvette Cleland, CEO, Clinical Professionals

Brian MacSweeney, Director, KPMG, Audit Cork

Dr. Paul Galvin, Head of ICT for Health Strategic Programmes, Head of Life Sciences Interface Group, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork

Professor Frank Barry, Professor of Cellular Therapy, Principal Investigator Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), National University of Ireland Galway

Professor Kenneth Dawson - Director of the Centre for BioNano Interactions, Chair of Physical Chemistry, University College Dublin

Dr. Lewis Francis, Senior Lecturer, Swansea University Medical School

Liam Cullen, Chair of the Life Sciences Committee, British Irish Chamber of Commerce & Director of External Affairs and Public Policy ,GSK Ireland

Tickets are limited for this event

Full programme to be announced in due course.

Please note that by registering you agree to your details being shared with our sponsors for cross-referencing and invitation purposes only.

Registration Link: Click Here to register for this event.

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