Becoming a conference ambassador and hosting an international conference in Dublin can help raise Ireland’s profile in your field or industry, generate revenue to fund future research, and help further develop your organisation. Here, some of our past conference ambassadors share their experiences of bringing an international conference home to Dublin, what was involved and some advice they have for future conference ambassadors.
Professor Peter Coxon shares his story about how he actively pushed the bidding process through for INQUA, an event focused on Quaternary Science that came to Dublin in July 2019. Click through to hear his story.
Ciaran Bolger, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at Beaumont Hospital Dublin, brought two international conferences to The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD). Ciaran shares his story of the work involved and how rewarding it was to see both international conferences come to Dublin.
Listen to Professor David Healy share his story of bringing the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) to Dublin in 2019. In this video, David explains how much help and support he received to make the bidding process as easy as possible.
Professor Helen Fenlon, Consultant Radiologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, talks about the pride she felt in seeing a major conference like ESGAR come to Dublin in 2018. Click through to read Helen’s story.
Ian Graham, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Trinity College Dublin, was successful in his efforts to bring the EuroPrevent conference to The CCD in 2012. Find out why he recommends bringing an international conference to Dublin and to The CCD.
Colm Ryder from the European Cyclists Federation along with Dublin City Council played a big part in bringing Velo-city to Dublin. Velo-city focuses on encouraging cycling in the city for people of all ages and abilities. In Colm's story he explains how it was a dream come true to bring this great conference to Dublin.
If you would like to find out more about becoming a conference ambassador, showcase Dublin and enhance the global reputation of Ireland’s researchers, contact us today, and let us help you make this dream become a reality.