'We are facing unprecedented change as we are moving from fossil fuel vehicles to electric and connected autonomous vehicles' says Dr. Joachim Brandt, Head of Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
'There’s a trojan effort within the industry to get ‘Health & Safety’ [email protected] says Paul O'Shea, Managing Director of Ashview Consultants (Ireland) & (NI)
'I question the over-emphasis on EVs as a solution to transport emissions in Ireland' says Dr. Cara Augustenborg Fellow at University College Dublin in Environmental Policy and co-host of the Down To Earth slot with Ivan Yates on Newstalk.
'I would like to see lifting regulations in place with clear guidance for all parties involved' says Michael Norton, Health and Safety consultant and trainer and Director of Proactive Health and Safety Services.
'The availability of public charging infrastructure is a huge deal for many people considering switching to an EV but there are two strands to this conversation' says Simon Anton Founder & Managing Director of Next Eco Car and Chairman of IEVOA (Irish EV Owners Association).
The implementation of sustainable green policies is also one of the most pressing challenges that the sector faces, says Clare Cashin, a partner in commercial law firm Philip Lee
"I would like to see us capitalising on this great start with the publication of a clear timeline on the different projects including details on procurement and contracting structure", SAYS Ferga Kane, Partner, Government and Infrastructure Advisory, EY Ireland
Eoin Leonard, founder and chief executive Officer at i3PT Certification on the future of the construction sector
"Treat the people connected to your business well, whether that’s your employees, suppliers, or customers, they all matter". says, Coral Movasseli, Managing Director, Girls in Tech.
"Consumers are becoming more sophisticated, and in five years’ time, I think employees’ expectations will be that their work-place matches their personal lives in terms of the sophistication of technology available to them", says, Frank O'Dea, Chief Innovation Officer, EY Ireland
There are so many unknowns when compared to ‘traditional’ physical threats. The fact a cyber-attacker can be inside your network for months before being discovered (and then usually by an external actor), says Chris Butler Principal Consultant, Sungard AS
“Big Red Cloud helps in terms of pulling information together, and we can give advice on how clients should make changes to their business,” says Joey Boland Business Advisory Partner for RBK
"CIO needs to represent IT as more than just tactical - it should be seen as strategic. Look to improve the value of existing or new IT investments in the organisation and align with business managers to demonstrate this value in measurable ways", says Edel Creely, Managing Director of Trilogy Technologies
"Skills shortage is a chronic issue on both sides of the Irish Sea and more intensive lobbying of the UK government to recognise Construction trades as key workers is essential", says Chris Davies Managing director of DRS Bond Management Limited
It is expected that over 500 of retail’s top innovators will attend what is set to be the largest event in Ireland this year within the dynamic convenience sector.
This unique event will facilitate collaborative thinking amongst construction industry leaders on both sides of the Irish Sea.