UK Embassy Event (UK VIP Invitees )

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Name: UK Embassy Event (UK VIP Invitees )
Date: November 26, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM GMT
Event Description:

Invite: Joining the Dots

At a time of geopolitical and trade related uncertainty, Cork Chamber and the UK Embassy invite you to the launch of their joint report and programme on improving practical business links between Ireland and the UK.
Have we been complacent? Can Financial Services and ICT grow with closer collaborating? What role can academia play?
There is every reason to be optimistic.
RSVP to Lisa@Corkchamber.ie by Friday 16thNovember.

Sunday November 25th

Culture In Cork 20.00

A limited number are invited to join the British Embassy, Cork Chamber and the British Council at the Triskel Art Centre on Sunday 26th for the The Gavin Bryars Ensemble.
As part of a series of special events to mark Triskel’s 40th Anniversary, the great British Composer Gavin Bryars in Concert with the Ensemble will deliver a programme that includes the first live performance in Ireland by the Ensemble of the seminal work “Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet”, and the Irish Premiere of “Winestead”, commissioned by Opera North for the Hull City of Culture in 2017, for which the T. C. Lewis Organ at Christchurch will be used, and which also features the voice of Tenor John Potter. The Programme will also feature recent and familiar works including the sublime “The Flower of Friendship”.
 

Monday November 26th

Launch 10.00 to 12.30

This November 26th at the River Lee Hotel in Cork from 10.00 to 12.30 we will be joined by An Tánaiste Simon Coveney (Deputy PM & Minister for Foreign Affairs), the UK Ambassador, stakeholders and businesses to discuss opportunity and challenge.
Where do we focus? How do we improve?  

Lunch 12.20 to 13.30

From 12.20 to 13.30 we will enjoy a sampling of the finest of Cork food and drink.

Supply & Demand 13.20 to 14.30

For those seeking to delve into the immediacy of supply chain challenge we spent an hour in the company of the foremost experts from HM Government from 12.20 to 13.30.
Here we explore the possible, the obstacles and the unknowns.

City Centre Commerce Insights 14.30 to 16.00

A tour of a prominent Cork city business led by one of Corks finest business leaders. Weather dependant with details to be announced closer to the day.

British Embassy VIP Dinner 19.30 until late

An opportunity to reflect, debate and discuss the events of the day and all that goes with it over dinner in one of Cork City’s finest restaurants.

UK Travel Subsidy

If you are travelling from the UK, the cost of your trip can be covered by the UK Embassy. To facilitate this, please get in touch with Kirsten.Lister4@fco.gov.uk, +353 86 049 2833, +353 1 205 3709.
Allocation is capped and will be offered on a first come first serve basis.
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