Through Talent.

  • Advances in technology, changing demographics, and a multitude of competitive and geopolitical forces are constantly changing the landscape of work on a national and global level.
  • The Future Works Summit will bring you renowned speakers, insightful discussions and networking opportunities. We will examine how talent and innovation are critical in overcoming the key challenges facing businesses today including digitalisation, climate action and the new world of work.
  • Full details for the Future Works Summit 2021 will be announced shortly.


2019 Schedule
12:00 - 13:30

Event Registration and Networking Lunch*
Lunch only available to those who have pre-approved RSVPs

13:30 - 13:40

MC, Alison Comyn

13:40 - 14:00

Opening Address
Skillnet Ireland Chairperson, Brendan McGinty

14:00 - 14:45

Security for Workers in the 21st Century
Keynote Presentation: Charles Leadbeater, Innovation Thought Leader

14:50 - 15:30

AI: Powering Change in Our Time
Keynote Presentation: Clare Dillon, Technology Evangelist

15:30 - 16:00

Break: Networking & Coffee

16:00 - 17:00

Industry Panel Discussion
The Future of Work: Where to for Irish Businesses?

17:00 - 17:30

Closing Statement
Skillnet Ireland Chief Executive, Paul Healy

19:00 - 23:00

Gala Dinner
20th Anniversary Celebration



takes place at:

The Clayton Hotel
Burlington Road
Dublin 4

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The Future Works – Skillnet Ireland National Summit 2021 – is an invite-only event for members of our Skillnet Business Networks and industry partners.

Please use the form below to contact a member of the Skillnet Ireland Communications Team if you have a query about The Future Works event or would like to request to attend.