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Golden Bridges 2015
October 21, 2015 - October 22, 2015£32.00 – £600
On 21-22 October 2015 the seventh annual Golden Bridges Conference built on the Golden Bridges gatherings in Boston which have taken since 2008. Featured speakers at these events have included leaders from both sides of the Irish Border alongside their counterparts in Boston and Massachusetts.
The conference highlighted community, business, education, arts and culture in northwest Ireland with their peers in Boston. The conference opened with a cultural showcase featuring The Belfast Community Gospel Choir and Kaz Hawkins and the following day had a series of provocative and timely sessions at the Seaport Hotel.
The highlight included the Golden Bridges Gala Luncheon honoring those forging transatlantic links that build our cities.
*Golden Bridges 2016 dates and venue to be announced soon!*
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Elisha McCallion, Mayor of Derry and Strabane, Marty Walsh, Mayor of Boston, Marty Meehan, President of The University of Massachusetts, Drew O’Brien, US Department of State, William B. Evans, Commissioner of the Boston Police Department, Ciaran Brogan, Mayor of Donegal, Kaz Hawkins, Singer/Song Writer, John Lahey, President, Quinnipiac University