Schedule


2020/10/02

Belfast Calling

02 October 2020, 08:00 AM
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Managing Director, Belfast Media Group
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Health Topping the Bill: A roadmap to safely opening our major venues, festivals and arenas.

02 October 2020, 08:05 AM
Shane Dunne, Robert Fitzpatrick, Sarah Fraser, Kevin Gamble & Bronagh McFeely Indiependance Festival, The Odyssey Trust, Quinnipiac University, Féile an Phobail & The Lyric Theatre
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Ray O'Hanlon in conversation with John Fitzpatrick

02 October 2020, 08:45 AM
John Fitzpatrick & Ray O'Hanlon Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, New York & The Irish Echo
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Welcome

02 October 2020, 09:00 AM
Seamus Cushley VP Research & Development, Site Lead, Belfast, Bazaarvoice
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Opening Message: Resetting Tourism

02 October 2020, 09:20 AM
Minister Diane Dodds Department for the Economy
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Keynote: Resetting Tourism

02 October 2020, 09:25 AM
John McGrillen CEO, Tourism NI
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Coming Back Stronger, Better - and Different? Tourism 2020-2015

02 October 2020, 09:40 AM
Brian Ambrose, Howard Hastings, David Shepherd, Rachael McGuickin, Stephen McNally & Tina O'Dwyer George Best Belfast City Airport, Hastings Hotel Group, Aer Lingus, Visit Belfast, Dalata Hotel Group & The Tourism Space
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Pandemic Gamechanger: Record Numbers of Staycationers Overnighted in Belfast this summer – Will They Keep Coming?

02 October 2020, 10:05 AM
Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas MS, Orla Noonan, Kathryn Thomson, Niall Gibbons, Judith Owens & Joanne Stuart Wales, Stena Line, National Museums NI, Tourism Ireland, Titanic Belfast & NI Tourism Alliance
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Surviving the Storm: How Can We Help our Tourism & Hospitality Businesses Hold On?

02 October 2020, 10:35 AM
Harry Connolly, Brian Doherty, Eamonn Elliott, Caroline McComb & Niall McKenna Fáilte Feirste Thiar, Old Triangle Irish Alehouse, Malmaison, McCombs Coach Travel & James St South
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Keynote: Resetting Communities

02 October 2020, 11:05 AM
Minister Carál Ní Chuilín Department for Communities
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Will Resetting Communities Mean More Than Just a Return to the Status Quo?

02 October 2020, 11:25 AM
Cllr Nichola Bradley, Natasha Brennan, Martin Connolly, Debbie Hammill, Joy Hayden & Christine Quinn North Belfast Foodbank, LORAG, Poleglass Community Association, Sally Gardens, South Belfast Alternatives, Urban Villages Initiative - The Executive Office & WIN
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Opening Message: Encouraging Education, Challenging Stereotypes

02 October 2020, 11:55 AM
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE FRS Visiting Professor of Astrophysics, Department of Astrophysics, Oxford University
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Resetting Queens: Keynote

02 October 2020, 12:00 PM
Ian Greer Vice-Chancellor, QUB
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Can Queen’s University Belfast Drive The Regional Recovery Post-Covid?

02 October 2020, 12:15 PM
Marty T. Meehan, John D'Arcy, Prof Emma Flynn, Paul Little & Marie-Therese McGivern University of Massachusetts, Open University, Ireland, QUB, City of Glasgow College & Titanic Foundation
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Tech’s Time: Can Belfast’s Technology Companies Lead an Inclusive Recovery?

02 October 2020, 12:55 PM
Jayne Brady, Kevin Cunningham, Seamus Cushley & Stuart Harvey Belfast City Council, MRP, Bazaarvoice & Datactics
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Resetting Tech: Can the City Centre Survive While Once-Bustling Tech Offices Lie Empty?

02 October 2020, 01:20 PM
Sarah Delude, Christopher McCracken, Brendan Monaghan, Brendan Mooney & Emma Walker City of Boston, Linen Quarter Bid, Neueda, Kainos & Associate Director
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Bazaarvoice: The Journey to Belfast

02 October 2020, 01:45 PM
Keith Nealon & Mary McKenna Bazaarvoice
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Keynote: Reaching Out

02 October 2020, 02:15 PM
Jackie Henry Senior Partner, Deloitte
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Emerging from Lockdown, How Do We Build Momentum For Real Progress?

02 October 2020, 02:35 PM
Suzanne Wylie, Jackie Henry & Rosemary Stalker Belfast City Council, Deloitte & Invest NI
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The Covid Struggle Around the Globe through the Eyes of our Belfast Expats

02 October 2020, 03:00 PM
Dominic MacSorley, Prof. Martin Connolly, Georgina Doran, Stephen Graham, Síofra Healy & Leanne Ross Concern Worldwide, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Graham Education Business Consulting, Shanghai, Community Foundation NI & Otago Polytechnic
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DISPATCHES

02 October 2020, 03:30 PM
Mayor Martin J. Walsh & Alderman Frank McCoubrey Belfast City Council
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Challenging Times: Providing the Fiscal Firepower to Fight the Pandemic

02 October 2020, 03:40 PM
Betty T. Yee, Thomas P. DiNapoli, Marie Doyle & Conor Murphy State of California, New York State, Deloitte & Stormont Executive
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Knocked Down but Getting Up Again: Tips for Surviving the Pandemic

02 October 2020, 04:05 PM
Anita Farmer, John Lee, Samuel Lynas, Alison McCrudden, Brian Moran & Rob Walsh AF Consultancy Ireland Limited, Irish Business Organisation, Haru Ltd, Brassneck Youth, Brian Moran & Associates & Manhattan College, New York
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Conference Close

02 October 2020, 04:45 PM
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Managing Director, Belfast Media Group
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Belfast International Homecoming Ambassador Medal Presentations

02 October 2020, 06:00 PM
Jamie Doran, Keith Nealon, Brett Carey, Barry Clarke, Barry Corr, Kevin Davis, Anita Farmer, Lynette Fay, Jim Frawley, Michael George, Geraldine Gilliland, Maura Kelly, Eugene Mullan, Máire Murphy, John O'Donoghue & Eileen Scully Clover Films, Bazaarvoice, Kalo Physical Therapy, Invest Northern Ireland, Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce, AF Consultancy Ireland Limited, BBC Radio Ulster, Host, Bellwether Hub, Senior Advisor, Consultant & Emmy-winning Producer, Director, CapaBunga, OTR Global & The Rising Tides
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