🌟 Exciting Presentations Ahead at the Federation of Irish Sport Annual Leaders Forum 2024🌟

🏆 About the Event: The Federation of Irish Sport proudly presents its highly anticipated Annual Leaders Forum. This inaugural gathering of the Federation brings together department officials, sector leaders, commercial partners and senior management of our member organisations to discuss and learn about latest policy developments directly relating to the sector, and importantly to connect with peers in sport.

🎤 Keynote Speakers: Prepare to be inspired by our line-up of esteemed keynote speakers who are at the forefront of shaping the future of sport in Ireland. Gain valuable insights and strategies to elevate your organisation and drive positive change in the sporting community.

🤝 Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow attendees, create new partnerships, and exchange ideas during pre and post-event networking. Build relationships that will propel your initiatives forward and contribute to the growth of Irish sports.

🌟 Highlights:

  • Engaging panel discussions
  • Informative sector specific presentations
  • Exclusive networking opportunities

We’re thrilled to announce the line-up of dynamic presentations and discussions featuring prominent figures in the sports and not-for-profit sector:

🎤 Mary O’Connor: Launch of FIS Strategic Plan (2024-2029) Be part of the unveiling of the Federation of Irish Sport’s ambitious Strategic Plan for the next five years. Discover the vision, goals, and initiatives that will drive the future of Irish sports development.

🎤 James Lavelle: Update on the National Sports Policy (2018-2027), followed by a Q&A Gain insights into the progress and impact of the National Sports Policy and participate in a lively Q&A session with James Lavelle, providing valuable perspectives on the future of sports policy in Ireland.

🎤 Tim Duggan: Pension Auto-enrolment: What it means for the Sports sector employers and employees Explore the implications and opportunities of Pension Auto-enrolment for both employers and employees in the sports sector, presented by Tim Duggan Assistant Secretary General at Department of Social Protection.

🎤 Éilis Murray: Overview of the new National Philanthropy Policy (2024-2028) Delve into the details of the newly introduced National Philanthropy Policy and its potential impact on the sports sector, presented by Éilis Murray, CEO Philanthropy Ireland.

🎤 Dennis O’Connor & Rob Foley (2into3): Keynote Address on Philanthropy & Sport: Participation, Performance, and Potential Join Dennis O’Connor, CEO and Rob Foley, Director of Fundraising from 2into3 as they explore the intersection of philanthropy and sports, highlighting the crucial role it plays in fostering participation, enhancing performance, and unlocking potential.

🎤 Matt McKerrow (2into3): Roundtable and Q&A with Industry Experts Engage in a dynamic roundtable discussion and Q&A session moderated by Matt McKerrow Associate Consultant from 2into3, featuring insights from industry experts including Dennis O’Connor, Rob Foley, Patricia Keenan, Director of Grants 2into3, James O’Callaghan, Performance Director at Irish Sailing, and John Feehan CEO of Basketball Ireland.

We look forward to these insightful presentations and discussions that will help shape the future of Irish sports.