EESD2021 Sincerely Thanks our Sponsors:

ESB (Electricity Supply Board)

ESB (Electricity Supply Board; established 1927) is a leading Irish utility focused on providing excellent customer service, with a regulated asset base of approximately €9 billion and 43% of electricity generation capacity in the all-island market. ESB currently supplies electricity to approximately 1.4 million customers throughout the island of Ireland. ESB Group employs approximately 8,000 people.  As a strong, diversified, vertically integrated utility, ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution to supply. In addition, ESB extracts further value at certain points along this chain: supplying gas, using our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications, developing electric vehicle public charging infrastructure and more.  ESB’s mission is to bring sustainable and competitive energy solutions to all customers and our vision is to be Ireland’s foremost energy company competing successfully in the all-island market.


AbbVie is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. We believe in the importance of a healthy environment and we are striving to find safer, smarter more sustainable ways to run our business.

AbbVie, which now employs more than 2,500 people across nine sites in Ireland, was recently named as Ireland’s No.3 Best Workplace.

AbbVie’s pharmaceutical plant in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork is a modern ‘bulk tablet’ facility manufacturing solid and capsule formulations, to deliver life changing medicines in key therapeutic areas such as Oncology and Virology. The site uses innovative technologies, in combination with the expertise of the local workforce, to develop and deliver a remarkable impact for patients around the world.


National Forum for Teaching & Learning:

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is the national body responsible for leading and advising on the enhancement of teaching and learning in Irish higher education. We work with those who teach, learn and shape policy and practice to ensure a valued and informed teaching and learning culture in Irish higher education. We focus on the professional development of all those who teach, teaching and learning in a digital world, teaching and learning within and across disciplines, and student success.

For more information, please go to https://www.teachingandlearning.ie/conferencevideo/   or www.teachingandlearning.ie  or follow us @ForumTL.


Fáilte Ireland

Meet in Ireland – Official Events Bureau for the Island of Ireland

As the National Tourism Development Authority, Fáilte Ireland’s role is to support the long-term sustainable growth in the economic, social, cultural and environmental contribution of tourism to Ireland.    In addition, Fáilte Ireland supports Business Tourism, managing the bidding for and securing of larger conferences, meetings and events to be hosted in Ireland.


Cork County Council

Cork County Council is the largest local authority in the country in geographical area and with a population of 332,255, is the second largest Local Authority nationally, the largest outside Dublin. With a revenue budget for 2021 of €348m and current staff numbers of approximately 2,000 (WTE), the Council delivers a broad and diverse range of services including Roads, Motor Taxation, Housing, Planning, Environmental Services, Economic Development, Tourism, Community Development, Arts & Heritage, Fire Services and Library Services. Cork County Council operations govern the most unique and diverse combination of areas in the country.