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The SLBA Annual Conference 2023 is open to all.
Registration will commence at 1pm and the conference will begin promptly at 2pm. You are welcome to join us for a light lunch, glass of wine and networking in advance.
Opening Address: Tim O’Connor BL, Chair, SLBA
Panel 1: Governance in Sport
Chaired by Emma Davey BL
John Twomey, Paralympian and President of the Irish Sailing Association
Kevin Hoy, Solicitor & Board Member, Sport Ireland
Rachel Barry, Solicitor & Director,Hockey Ireland
Niall Geaney, Solicitor, Federation Internationale d’Automobile (FIA)
Panel 2: Disciplinary Fairness
Chaired by Mark Curran BL
Fiona Horlick KC, Outer Temple Chambers
John Sparks, Solicitor, FAI
Closing Remarks: Attorney General, Rossa Fanning SC
Both sessions will take the form of a fireside chat drawing on each speaker’s unique experiences in discipline and governance in sport. Attendees are encouraged to present questions to our expert panels.
Following the event attendees are invited to a drinks reception on site in The Sheds Bar.
Accessibility Requirements: At the Bar of Ireland we wish for our events to be as welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all. Please provide us if comfortable with any accessibility related considerations so that we can endeavour to ensure a barrier free experience during the event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs.