16th March 2013
Secondary Students from Coláiste an Phiarsaigh, Glanmire, Rocket to represent Ireland at the European CanSat competition
Click here for photos from the CanSat final at Lifetime Lab
Coláiste an Phiarsaigh, Glanmire, was announced as the winning team at the final of the CEIA-ESERO National CanSat competition at the Lifetime Lab in Cork on the 16th March. Continue reading
Tyco/Sensormatic & ICT Ireland, Wednesday March 20th at 6.30pm
Donal Sullivan, Managing Director, Cork
Tyco has gone through major changes over the pass years and Donal Sullivan the MD in Cork will share with us just how Tyco has ‘re invented’ itself, he will focus on Corporate structures beyond manufacturing and provide an insight into FCPA – (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)
Graduate of UL, Donal started his career with Apple in Cork as an Engineer, he moved to Dovatron, which was subsequently acquired by Flextronics International. Donal spent the next 12 years managing large customers of Flextronics and in 2004 joined Tyco as Managing Director, he became Tyco Global Compliance Leader, for Anti-bribery/Corruption function, in 2010.
Paul Sweetman, Director, ICT Ireland
ICT Ireland is the leading representative body for the technology sector in Ireland and is affiliated to the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) The chairman of the CEIA sits on the ICT Ireland governing council. We are delighted to welcome Paul Sweetman, director of the group to talk with us on how ICT Ireland influences policy, improves markets & supply chains and helps its members grow their businesses.
Paul is Director of IBEC’s technology sectors: ICT Ireland and the Irish Software Association. These groups work on the key competitiveness issues for both the indigenous and multinational technology sectors, ensuring Ireland is a prime location for growth and development of technology companies. Paul’s previous briefs in IBEC have included managing IBEC’s Transport and Public Private Partnership Unit and Environment Policy Executive. Paul has also worked as an engineer in the US and Northern Ireland. Paul holds a bachelors and masters degree in engineering.
The CEIA would like to thank Donal and his team in Tyco for
hosting this event.
After the presentations, there will be a networking opportunity with light refreshments served.