Programme

***Please consult the final conference programme here***

Wednesday 17 April

16.30-18.30 – AGM (all welcome to attend!)

18.30 – Social event: Informal dinner at Cat & Cage (PGR students are particularly welcome!)

Thursday 18 April

9.00-9.30 – Welcome note

9.30-11.00 – Parallel sessions 1

11.00-11.30 – Coffee break

11.30-13.00 – Parallel sessions 2

13.00-14.15 – Lunch

14.15-15.00 – Launch of BILETA Online Teaching Policy

15.00-16.00 – Keynote speech – Sustainability & software: challenges and
opportunities, Prof Anna Davies (Trinity College Dublin)

16.00-17.30 – Parallel sessions 3

18.00-19.30 – Social event: Joyce’s Dublin Walking Tour

19.30 – Conference dinner

Friday 19 April

7.30-8.30 – Social event: Running in the Tolka Valley Park

10-11.30 – Parallel sessions 4

11.30-12.00 – Coffee break

12.00-13.00 – BILETA-EJLT prize presentation session

13.00-14.30 – Lunch

14.30-16.00 – Parallel sessions 5

16.00-16.30 – Prize award ceremony and Farewell

Saturday 20 April

11.30-12.30 – Social event: Irish History Tour in the Glasnevin Cemetery


Keynote Speaker – Thursday 18 April 14:30

Anna Davies – Sustainability & software: challenges and opportunities

Anna Davies is Professor of Geography, Environment and Society at Trinity College Dublin where she leads the Environmental Governance Research Group. A founding member of Future Earth’s Knowledge Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production and Future Earth Ireland, Anna examines whose voices, values and visions count when shaping policy and practice in matters of sustainability and how this impacts people and the planet. She is a member of the Royal Irish Academy, a Fellow of the International Science Council and currently chairs The Rediscovery Centre in Dublin; Ireland’s national centre for the circular economy.



We are excited to announce that we have an action-packed agenda of activities and social events – please see below:

Wednesday 17th April

Informal dinner at Cat & Cage


Thursday 18th April

James Joyce Centre Walking Tour – a delegate from the James Joyce Centre will be coming out to Drumcondra to give a historic tour of the area. The guide is a local historian who will start at Griffith Avenue and stop at various points of interest eg. DCU, Drumcondra Church, High Park, Clonturk Park, Millbourne Avenue, Lower Drumcondra and St George’s Churchyard.


Friday 19th April

Morning run in the Tolka Valley Park at 7:30am.


Saturday 20th April

Glasnevin Cemetery Tour “Glasnevin Cemetery, established by Daniel O’Connell in 1832, is one of the most significant historical sites in Ireland. Covering 124 acres, the original Victorian garden cemetery has grown to encompass new lawn-style plots and memorial gardens, all nestled in amongst mature trees and the beautiful monuments to Ireland’s past for which Glasnevin is famous.” The cost for the tour is €11 per person.