U3A Monaghan Conference

Four seasons hotel, Monaghan

Contact

Monaghan U3A, Contact Age Action, 31 Glaslough Street, Monaghan. Tel: 047/75942

Email monaghanu3a@eircom.net

Region

Republic of Ireland

University of the 3rd Age (U3A)  Monaghan will host a conference on 23 October 2015 at the Four Seasons hotel, Monaghan, to discuss and learn about Climate Change and Climate Justice.  The morning segment will have Speakers such as Sigurd Reimers of Grandparents for a Safe Earth and Dr.Paul Nolan, Meteorologist, while the afternoon involves an intergenerational workshop and some light entertainment.

Agenda

Monaghan University of the Third Age (U3A)

Conference –Climate Change/Climate Justice

Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan.

Friday 23 October 2015

 Registration – 9.00am to 10.00am

Morning Session 10.00am to 1.00pm

Session Opening - Sigurd Reimers, Grandparents for a Safe Earth

10.30 to 11.30am - Climate Change –

Fr. Sean McDonagh, Eco Theologian

Dr Frank McGovern, Head of Climate Change Research and Science EPA

Dr Paul Nolan,  ICHEC, Meteorologist

11.30am Questions

11.45 to 1.00 pm - Climate Justice  -

 Prof John Barry, School of Politics International Studies and Philosophy, QUB

Dr. Lorna Gold, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Trocaire

 Session close – The North American Raging Grannies

12.45 pm Questions

1.00 to 2.00 pm – Lunch

Afternoon Session 2.00 – 5.00 pm

2.00 – 4.00 pm  - Intergenerational Workshop

Chair - Oisin Coughlan, Director Friends of the Earth Ireland

Film - “Drop in the Ocean? Ireland and Climate Change”

Workshop comprising U3A members/attendees/ Young Trocaire Activists/Young Friends of the Earth/TY students - mentored by Age Action Ireland and Linking Generations NI;

Workshop outcomes.

4.00pm Coffee

4.30 to 5 pm Closing Entertainment

 

 

More information here.