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The Galway Energy Summit will take place in the Bailey Allen Hall on Thursday the 8th of March. This event will connect future leaders with current ones, through the discussion of energy and innovation. Students from all backgrounds are welcome to network with some of Ireland's most innovative companies. The fair will bring together various industry experts, companies, start-ups, students and lecturers to one venue. This is the ideal situation for students and other delegates to understand and become more knowledgeable of the work being done in industry. The event commences with a panel discussion at 4pm. The theme for GES18 is "The Future of Energy in Ireland". A four person panel will lead an open discussion on stage. The speakers for the night are â€¢ Eamon Ryan - Leader of the green party â€¢ David Taylor â€“ Chairman of the Energy Institute , 2050 energy in Ireland Calculator creator â€¢ Clare Duffy - Smart Customer Access and Distribution Planning Manager, ESB Network â€¢ Dr. David Connolly â€“ Head of Policy , Irish Wind Association â€¢ Moderator â€“ Shane McDonagh, PhD researcher in UCC and NUIG graduate This is followed by a careers fair which will provide students the opportunity to network with industry. Some companies confirmed are â€¢ ESB â€¢ Crowley Carbon â€¢ Jaguar and Landrover â€¢ Accenture â€¢ Enerit â€¢ With many more to be confirmed In addition to these companies, start-ups and student society groups will be in attendance. This is an all-inclusive networking event for all backgrounds and all ages. A student run event- hosted and attended by students and the public, will allow for a strong step towards energy efficiency in the future. The summit closes with a mixing event in Sult, NUIG's college bar for all companies, delegates and academics involved. The first ever of its kind, the mixing event is a unique networking opportunity where companies and students will be able to discuss and share thoughts on the summit. This is not to be missed. A brief summary Location: Bailey Allen Hall Date: 8th March Timeline of Events 4pm â€“ 5.30pm Future in Energy Conference 5.30pm â€“ 7.00 pm Energy , Innovation and Careers Fair (Refreshments) 7pm - Onwards Networking Event in SULT College bar
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