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Joint ACEI and M&ECA Conference


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 Thursday 19th October 2017 12pm-5pm

Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney, Co Kerry


The inaugural Joint ACEI and M&ECA Building Services Conference will take place on Thursday 19th October 2017 in the Killarney Plaza Hotel.

The conference aims to bring together senior management from leading Irish based contractors and consulting engineers in the building services sector. With focused presentations and discussion sessions on developments in building performance, the process of design and innovation, the event promised to be the premier think-in for leaders in Ireland’s building services industry.

The conference will be followed by a gala dinner in the Killarney Plaza Hotel. A limited number of rooms have been held at the Killarney Plaza Hotel and at the nearby Killarney Towers Hotel and Killarney Avenue Hotel with special discounted rates agreed for bookings made by 19th September.

For further information and to avail of these rates, please contact O’Donoghue Ring Hotels on 064 6621111 quoting ACEI/M&ECA Conference as a reference when booking.

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12.00-12.45     Registration, Networking and Light Lunch

13.00-13.15     Opening Address by and Greg Hayden (ACEI)


Session 1

13.15-13.35     Meeting  Clients Expectations – A Public Sector Perspective

                                Speaker: Jim O’Sullivan, Assistant Chief Engineer for M&E, OPW

13.35-13.55     Changing Dynamics and the Private Sector Delivery Process

                                Speaker: Denis Browne, EU Regional Data Centre Lead, Google

13.55-14.15     The BIM Challenge

                                Speaker: Darragh Canning, MEP Commercial Director, Arup

14.15-14.45     Session 1 Q & A  Panel

                                Chair: Sean McElligott, M&ECA


14.45-15.15     Tea Break


Session 2

15.15-15.35     BC(A)R – Achieving Compliance under the New Regime

                                Speaker: Brian Kavanagh, Director, Garland

15.35-15.55     Preparing for NZEB – The Energy Debate

                                Speaker: Chris Hughes, Business Process and IT Systems Development Programme Manager, SEAI

15.55-16.15     Advancements in Energy Storage Technology

                                Speaker: Neil Primrose, EMEA Sales Manager, Eaton

16.15-16.45     Session 2 Q & A  Panel

                                Chair: Ray Curran, ACEI 


16.45-17.00     Closing Remarks by Michael Kennedy (M&ECA)


19.00-20.00     Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception

20.00                   Gala Dinner – Smart Business Attire



Ticket Prices

Conference and Dinner: €130 per person

Conference Only: €70 per person

Dinner Only: €60 per person

To book, please complete the booking form using the link below and return to Orla Brady, CIF, Construction House, Canal Road, Dublin 6 with a cheque for the relevant amount payable to M&ECA.