UIIN Ireland Forum: Bridging Boundaries for Effective External Engagement

11 September, Sligo, Ireland | Forum
External Collaborations and Partnerships Impact through Engagement

Join us for the UIIN Ireland Forum: Bridging Boundaries for Effective External Engagement, hosted in partnership with Atlantic Technological University (ATU) in Sligo on 11 September 2024.

This forum is your exclusive invitation to join a community of professionals, policymakers, and government representatives from across Ireland to share knowledge and exchange experiences. Engage with leading experts, participate in thought-provoking discussions, and explore innovative solutions to the challenges and opportunities in university-industry engagement within the Irish context.

Enhance your network, gain valuable insights, and make a real impact in the Irish landscape.

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The agenda is subject to change


Meet our expert speakers from higher education, industry and government.

Dr. Sarah Jaber headshot
Dr. Sarah Jaber

Director, UIIN

A/Prof. Todd Davey headshot
A/Prof. Dr. Todd Davey

Associate Partner, UIIN

Méabh conaghan
Méabh Conaghan

Regional Director for the West and North-West Regions, Enterprise Ireland

Rachel gallagher
Rachel Gallagher

Enterprise and Innovation Manager, IADT Media Cube

Michelle thompson
Michelle Thompson

Manager Strategic Partnerships, Skillnet Ireland

Finola Howe
Finola Howe

Head of Enterprise and Engagement, ATU

Who should participate

This event is for thought leaders, educators, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers interested in university-industry collaboration in the Ireland context.


Get to know our forum co-host Atlantic Technological University (ATU).

Atu logo initials rgbATU is an organisation that is one of the largest multi-campus universities in Ireland, serving a diverse group of learners, staff, communities, and organisations from the region and beyond.

With a commitment to higher education and research excellence, ATU combines quality of life and opportunity in the beautiful west and north-west of Ireland. Their collaborative approach ensures practice-oriented study and research addressing significant societal challenges. Dedicated to sustainable development, ATU aims to attract, educate, and retain talent while fostering international partnerships and enhancing employment potential for graduates.


The ATU Sligo Campus is just a ten-minute walk from the centre.

AtucampussligoAtlantic Technological University Sligo
Ash Lane, Co. Sligo, Ireland
F91 YW50
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