9.00-9.10: Welcome and Introduction


9.10-10.10: Panel Discussion 1: Building the Plane While Flying it

Chair: Professor Mary Horgan, President, RCPI



10.10-10.25: Keynote Speaker: Leadership in a Time of Crisis


10.25-11.00: Panel Discussion 2: The Patient Carer Voices


Innovations in the Process of Care

Ensuring cancer does not become the forgotten ‘C’ in the fight against COVID-19

Being resourceful with no resources!


11.00-11.15: Break


11.15-11.40: Panel Discussion 3: Beyond health- Do well by health, do well by society and the economy?

Chair: Liam Fitzgerald, Operating Advisor at Clayton Dubilier & Rice, Chair of UCD Smurfit School Advisory Board

Session 1 Panellists:


11.45-11.50: Comfort4Covid- Innovation in Communication: The Changing Face of Human Connections


11.50-12.15: Panel Discussion 3 (contd.): Beyond health- Do well by health, do well by society and the economy?

Session 2 Panellists:


12.15-12.45: Keynote Interview: New York and COVID-19

Interviewer: Shaun Kelly, Former Global COO of KPMG International, UCD Alumni Awardee and Chair of UCD Smurfit School North American Advisory Board

Michael Dowling, Chief Executive, Northwell Health, UCD Smurfit School North American Advisory Board Member


12.45-13.00: Discussion: Implications for Public Policy and Calls to Action

Chair: Professor Susi Geiger

Dr Larry O’Connell, Director, National Economic and Social Council (NESC) and Chief Officer, National Economic and Social Development Office (NESDO).

Joined by Professor Gerardine Doyle and Professor Mary Horgan.


13.00-13.25: Discussion: Collaboration for Leadership in Healthcare

The Vision for the UCD Leadership in Healthcare Network: A Pathway Forward – Collaboration, Innovation and Shared learning


13.25: Closing Remarks


Please note that timings of the programme schedule are subject to change

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