Social Enterprise Conference Dublin – May 2023

Oakfield Trust presents an international conference entitled ‘Social Enterprise. Achieving Real Social Impact and Developing the Space’ in the warm surroundings of the wonderful Wood Quay Venue in Dublin City.

About the Organiser

Oakfield Trust based in Clondalkin provides a range of property-based services and related support for community and local projects. These supports offer projects a chance to develop and succeed – thereby benefitting the whole community.

The primary activity is Property Management & Development involving the acquisition, customisation and management of properties that are leased to organisations working with marginalised groups in socially excluded communities.

Oakfield Trust also provided assistance to local organisations in the form of Project Development Loans and Grants as well as New Build Project Management.

The Conference

The team at Oakfield Trust are looking forward to an open, thought-provoking event with contributions and discussion from highly regarded figures from the sector and many opportunities for audience participation.

The conference will run from 9.45am to 13.30pm on May 24th 2023, at The Wood Quay Venue, Fishamble Street, Wood Quay, D08 RF3F.

Dublin City Council – Wood Quay Venue, D8

The event will feature:

MC / Moderator – Susan Hayes Culleton

Main Speakers:

  • Joyce Murray (Founder and CEO, Grace Chocolates in Scotland)
  • Karen Leigh (Founder and CEO, Sensational Kids in Ireland).

Panel Discussion 1: ‘Achieving Real Social Impact’ – featuring:

  • Siobhán Cafferty (Social Enterprise Project Manager, Working to Change)
  • Emma Connors (CEO, Recreate)
  • Ivan Cooper (CEO, The Wheel)
  • John Lonergan (Former Governor, of Mountjoy Prison)
  • Joyce Murray (Founder and CEO, Grace Chocolates, Scotland)

Panel Discussion 2: ‘Developing the Social Enterprise Space’ – featuring:

  • Lorraine Corcoran (Director, SERI)
  • John Kearns (CEO, Partas)
  • Una Lavelle (General Manager, Recycle IT)
  • Karen Leigh (CEO, Sensational Kids)
  • Donal Traynor (Group CEO, Community Finance)

Video contributions from sector figures at home and abroad.

To book your place, learn more, get directions, parking information and view the frequently asked question section please click here.

About Recycle IT

Recycle IT is an award-winning not-for-profit social enterprise providing a collection and drop-off service for all types of waste electrical, electronic and metal items. Recycle IT offer drop-off and collection services to both homes and organizations in Dublin and surrounding areas collecting a range of WEEE which includes thousands of printers and we can help recycle yours!

Our electrical community collection service is provided in partnership with WEEE Ireland. Recycle IT is supported by Pobal, South Dublin County Council and authorized by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and the local authorities across Leinster.

To speak with Recycle IT please call 01 4578321 or email us here

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Recycle IT are Awardees for 2023

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