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New York New Belfast 2015
June 4, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - June 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm£35.00 – £1000
Date: Thursday 4th & Friday 5th June 2015
Start Time: 5:30pm on 4th
Finish Time: 8:00pm on 5th
Location: Fordham University, Lowenstein Building, 12th floor lounge, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023
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On 4th & 5th June, 2015 the Sixth Annual New York-New Belfast conference will take place at the prestigious Fordham University – Lincoln Center. The conference will spotlight the bridges of progress and prosperity being built between the citizens of the two great cities of New York and Belfast, looking optimistically to the future while celebrating our shared past. Belfast’s delegation of community, cultural and business leaders will meet with their New York counterparts to discuss investment, embedding the peace, tourism, the arts and how they can work together to the mutual benefit of Ireland and America.
Join us for our 2-day program of informative and inspiring discussions, the presentation of The Irish Echo’s Irish American of the Year Award, The eighth annual US-Ireland Top 50 Companies Luncheon, Tour of the Flatiron Small Business Incubator and The Farewell Finale at the residence of the Irish Ambassador, Barbara Jones.
The night before our New York New Belfast Conference (Wednesday), there will be a fabulous book launch – Belfast: Toward a City without Walls by Vicky Cosstick. This will take place in American Irish Historical Society (991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY) and will feature special Guest Professor Michael Sorkin, Founder Sorkin Studio and Distinguished Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York.
Honorary Chairs of the Conference: Andrea Haughian, Business development, Invest NI, New York, Council Member Daniel Dromm, Francis Schott, NJ, New Brunswick, Geraldine Hughes, Actor/Writer/Producer, Jim Clerkin, USA President and CEO, Moët Hennessy, John Connorton, Partner, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP, John O’Donoghue, Investor, John J. Reilly, Partner at Squire Patton Boggs, Leo Maguire, LPM Strategies LLC, Liam Lynch, Entrepreneur, Lorraine Turner, NI Bureau, Marcus Robinson, Artist,
Rep. Mike Cusick, New York State Assembly, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, Rob Walsh, Distinguished Lecturer, Baruch College, The City University NY, Shaun Kelly, Vice Chair of Operations KPMG, Suzanne Aquino, Chain IQ, Terry George, Director and Screenwriter.
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