The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) invited you to a conference on banking union entitled “The Future of Banking in Europe”, organised on 2 December 2013 at Convention Centre Dublin. The conference discussed the European Commission’s proposals for a banking union and their implications for the European banking sector.
Keynote speakers at the conference included Michael Noonan, Irish Minister for Finance; Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland; Vítor Constâncio, Vice President of the European Central Bank. Two panel discussions took place on the day, including the launch of the IIEA’s report on banking union, with authors including former Minister for Finance, Alan Dukes, Head of Economics at NUIG, Professor Alan Ahearne, and former President of the European Parliament, Pat Cox. More information on the conference is available here.
On 15 November the IIEA hosted a major conference in Dublin on Cyber security. This high-level conference brought together 16 key EU and international stakeholders. The conference explored emerging cyber threats and opportunities for government and private sector collaboration in protecting the citizen online. It focused on critical infrastructure protection, data privacy, cloud security, hacktivism and a range of other crucial issues facing individuals, businesses and governments alike. This major event provided a unique opportunity to interact with some of the key stakeholders operating in the cybersecurity area today. Keynote speakes at the conference included Michael Daniel, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator & Special Assistant to President Obama, Ambassador Sorin Ducuru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, Olivier Burgersdijk, Head of Strategy and Outreach, European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), Dave Merkel, CTO, Mandiant and Dr. Ian Levy OBE, GCHQ, UK.
For other information relating to the conference, please visit the IIEA website on or call the Institute on +353 1 874 6756.