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Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015

Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015

Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015
May 21
12:24 2015

Taking Place in the RDS, Dublin on June 16th

This major event will be jointly chaired by Tom Parlon, Director General of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and Tom Moloney, Managing Director of Construction Information Services (CIS). Paudie Coffey TD, Minister for State at the Department of the Environment will open the Summit.  Given that the Minister has special responsibility for Housing, Planning and Co-ordination of the Construction 2020 Strategy, his presence is highly relevant to this important event.

To date, over 2,000 delegates have already registered to attend. This will be the first major construction event since 2010. The purpose of the conference is to provide delegates with an opportunity to hear from leading policy makers, network with industry peers and gain a better understanding of the construction investment pipeline. Over 100 exhibitors have also signed up to showcase developments in building technology and services.

Tom Parlon, Director General of CIF and Tom Moloney, Managing Director of CIS at the announcement of the National Construction Summit to be held in the RDS on June 16th

At the Summit announcement, Tom Parlon, Director General of the CIF said, “It’s a good time for construction. There is quite a bit of confidence around the industry which has increased in size over the last two years”.

Tom Moloney, Managing Director of CIS said, “The timing of the event is very opportune as the sector is experiencing a significant uplift in activity. The range of speakers and exhibitors will certainly stimulate increased awareness of the key issues affecting our industry”

The line up of speakers is drawn from key stakeholders in the construction sector. Their expertise will help stimulate debate and inform the audience about how to grow Ireland’s construction industry in a sustainable manner. They include:

  • Michael McDonagh – Chief Executive of NAMA
  • Dave Murphy – CEO of PM Group
  • Ger Casey – Director of Architecture at Grangegorman
  • Paul Clegg – Director of the Dublin Docklands Development
  • Alan Hendry  – Director of Sustainability at Jacobs Engineering
  • Dermot Reidy – Enterprise Ireland
  • Marian Finnegan – Director of Research at Sherry Fitzgerald Group

Three dedicated workshops on Sustainability, Innovation and Market Intelligence will offer visitors the opportunity to hear case studies and technical papers from companies delivering best practice in construction techniques.

Construction Information Services (CIS) are one of the proud sponsors of the National Construction Summit and would encourage any professional, contractor, sub-contractor or supplier to the construction industry to come along and experience what is sure to be an insightful day of learning and connection opportunities.

There are complimentary delegate passes still available. To register, visit or contact: Colin Murphy, Managing Director, National Construction Summit.

Phone: 353 1 6120880.



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