5 October 2018

The Brexit Endgame: Key Challenges Ahead – Perspectives from Germany, Ireland and Scotland

Date: Friday 5 October 2018

Dublin | By invitation only

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Keynote Introductory Speeches

Michael Russell MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations · Scottish Government

Senator Neale Richmond
Chair of the Special Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU · Seanad Éireann

Dr Tobias Lock | Chair
Senior Lecturer in European Union Law · University of Edinburgh

Brexit: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?

Lucinda Creighton
CEO · Vulcan Consulting | Former Irish Minister of State for Europe

Dr Kirsty Hughes
Director · Scottish Centre for European Relations

Sebastian Gehrold
Senior Adviser to the Brexit Working Group, CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group · German Bundestag

Dáithí O’Ceallaigh | Chair
Chair · IIEA UK Group | Former Irish Ambassador to the UK

Brexit, Borders and Barriers

Dr Katy Hayward
Reader in Sociology · Queen’s University Belfast

Dr Paul Gillespie
Member · IIEA UK Group | Columnist · Irish Times

Dr Eve Hepburn
Director · PolicyScribe, Edinburgh

Dr Nicolai von Ondarza
Head of EU/Europe Division · German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

Iain Macwhirter | Chair
Political Commentator · The Herald and Herald on Sunday

Business and Economic Challenges

John McGrane
Director General · British-Irish Chamber of Commerce

Liz McAreavey
Chief Executive · Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

Jürgen Matthes
Head of International Economics and Economic Outlook Research Unit · German Economic Institute

Dr Frances Ruane MRIA | Chair
Member · IIEA Board | Former Director · Economic and Social Research Institute

The Scottish Centre on European Relations is an independent EU think tank based in Edinburgh