CIF Annual Conference 2020: Planning for recovery and a sustainable future

This year, the construction sector’s annual conference was held virtually, but the energy and innovative thinking in the various events was very real

3rd October, 2020
CIF Annual Conference 2020: Planning for recovery and a sustainable future
CIF Annual Conference 2020. LtoR : Pat Lucey, President, Construction Industry Federation of Ireland, Darragh O'Brien TD, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage and Tom Parlon, Director General, Construction Industry Federation of Ireland. Picture: Maura Hickey.

Usually held in Croke Park, this year’s Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Annual Conference took place virtually instead. Attended by more than 600 international delegates, the event focused on the challenge of reviving the sector in these uncertain times. Digital networking was made possible by a special algorithmic system, which helped connect attendees with each other behind the scenes.

Broadcaster and former politician Ivan Yates acted as moderator, delivering opening remarks before an address by...

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