IITD Conference 2018

The Learning Rooms are delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Irish Institute of Training & Development Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Thrive & Grow: Transforming L&D to deliver Business Impact.’ The conference will take place in Croke Park Stadium, 6th December 2018. This National Learning & Development Conference will cover a range of topics relating to leading the learning profession in Ireland by inspiring excellence in practice to develop individuals and organisations to reach their full potential. It is an opportunity to network with likeminded professionals and learn about harnessing talent to its fullest potential.

Outlined below is a running order of the conference.

08:00 Registration
08:30 Welcome

  • Sinead Heneghan
  • David Storrs
  • Matt Cooper

08:45 How Learning & Development can contribute to Ireland’s competitive advantage

  • Danny McCoy

09:15 Panel Discussion

  • Danny McCoy
  • Christian Kinnear
  • Emmet Browne
  • Tara Doyle

10:15 Break – Networking & Coffee
10:45 Transforming your engagement with the business through Learning & Development

  • Tracey Waters
  • Sinead Marron

11:45 Learning Best Practice Hotspots
12:45 Lunch
13:45 Harnessing Talent to Find Your Hidden Potential
14:15 Using Stories as a Vehicle for Transformation

  • Cilian Fennell

15:00 Break – Networking and Coffee
15:15 Towards Maturity

  • Jane Daly

16:15 Closing

  • Kevin Hannigan

16:30 Finish


The Learning Rooms will be in attendance with a dedicated stand at the IITD Conference. To book a time to meet with us on the day, e-mail

The IITD conference is a day to learn from industry leaders about how learning & development can support and enhance the workplace of the future. To buy tickets to the conference, go to the IITD conference website.