Join us for this unique opportunity to assess the impact of Brexit on Anglo-Irish relations as #Liverpool leads where #London lags. - With Europe's clocks ticking ever louder, #Westminster and #Whitehall are under increasing pressure to address and solve the new Irish question posed by the English: can we cope with #Brexit?
On Friday 18 May 2018, leading experts from academia, business, diplomacy, economics, government, media and politics will gather in The Athenaeum's famous Library in the heart of Liverpool to discuss:
Shining Light on Brexit: 20 years of EU hands-on Support for Peace in Ireland
This important seminar (Fri - 18 May 2018) in Liverpool's The Athenaeum will be opened by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Malcolm Kennedy at 13h00 pm BST - with registration and networking over coffee beforehand:
12h15 pm to 13h00 pm BST: Registration & coffee
13h00 pm to 13h15 pm BST: Opening welcome by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Malcolm Kennedy
Three panels drawn from key players involved in shaping the future relations of #British, #Irish and #European policies will examine the following crucial areas:
13h15 pm to 14h30 pm BST: Panel 1: Business and the Politics of Brexit
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14h45 pm to 16h00 pm BST: Panel 2: Putting people first: Brexit's impact on future generations
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16h15 pm to 17h30 pm BST: Panel 3: Shining Light on Ireland in Europe
17h30 pm to 18h30 pm BST: Informal discussion & networking
Each panel will conclude with questions from the floor. - In addition, there will be time for informal #discussions and #networking between participants and speakers.
Organised by the EMM European Movement Merseyside - and supported by IBE Irish Business Enterprise plus the new Liverpool-launched WWW WorldWide Wednesday initiative - the afternoon of Anglo-Irish #dialogue will give everyone attending the chance to examine the challenges of Brexit facing Ireland, the United Kingdom and throughout The Continent.
For those wishing to take part in this timely EMM meeting (Fri - 18 May 2018), it is necessary to register via Eventbrite and to bring your ticket with you.
Click to register here