Martin McEvoy Annual Conference 2020

Martin McEvoy Annual Conference 2020 Tickets, Fri 4 Dec 2020 at 09:30 | Eventbrite The conference will examine current approaches to, and potential trajectories of, public engagement in the public policy cycle.


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DCU School of Law and Government and DCU’s Office of Civic Engagement are delighted to invite you to the

Martin McEvoy Annual Conference 2020

Politics, People and Public Policy

-Case Studies in Policy Engagement

Martin McEvoy Annual Conference 2020
Politics, People and Public Policy Case Studies in Policy Engagement
Friday 4th December 2020

9.00am – 9.30am Registration
9.30am – 9.35am Welcome
9.35am – 10.50am Session I

—Rurality as a context for innovative policy responses to social
challenges: The role of rural social enterprises – Lucas Olmedo,
Mara van Twuijver and Mary O’Shaughnessy (UCC)
—Local development companies and their evolving relationship
with policy formulation processes – Joe Saunders (ILDN)
—Strategic Policy Committees: Talking shops or active participants
in local policy development? – Fintan Phelan (Carlow County

10.50am – 11.00am Coffee

11.00am – 12.15pm Session II

—Stakeholder engagement through experimental governance:
Learning from developments in water governance and the dairy
sector – Larry O’Connell (NESC) and Rory O’Donnell (UCD)
—The Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor: An idea whose time has come
(again)? – Eoin Magennis (UU), Neale Blair (UU), Jordana Corrigan
(TU Dublin) and Deiric Ó Broin (DCU)
—Structured, formal engagement of stakeholders in public policy:
The case of An Fóram Uisce (The Water Forum) – Richard Boyle,
Joanna O’Riordan, Laura Shannon and Fergal O’Leary (IPA)

12.15pm – 12.25pm Coffee

12.25pm – 1.40pm Session III

—Mainstreaming climate adaptation into national and local level
policy making – Paul Lawlor (TU Dublin)
—Public participation in times of crisis. A case study of Dún
Laoghaire-Rathdown residents associations’ response to
COVID-19 – Simone Sav and Colette Downing (DLR PPN)
—Collaboratively planning climate action: What would it mean for
Dublin? – Ali Grehan (Dublin City Council/DCU)

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