Congress VenueO'Brien Centre For Science, UCD, Dublin
Founded one hundred and sixty years ago, University College Dublin has continued to make a unique and substantial contribution to the creation of modern Ireland. Many UCD students and staff participated in the struggle for Irish independence and the university has produced numerous Irish Presidents and Taoisigh (Prime Ministers) in addition to generations of Irish business, professional, cultural and sporting leaders.
Among UCD’s well-known graduates are authors (Maeve Binchy, Roddy Doyle, Flann O’Brien), actors (Gabriel Byrne, Brendan Gleeson), directors (Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan) and sports stars such as Irish rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll and former Manchester United and Ireland captain Kevin Moran. Perhaps the best known of all its graduates is the writer James Joyce, who completed his Bachelor of Arts at the university in 1902.
Belfield, the main University College Dublin campus is located on a 132 hectare site, 4km south of Dublin city centre. The campus in an attractively landscaped complex of modern architectural buildings, accommodating student residences and numerous leisure and sporting facilities. UCD is ideally positioned benefiting from an excellent public transport infrastructure and a range of hotels from 3* to 5* within a 2km radius. This truly will be a memorable and inspirational venue for the ISIF 2019 Conference.
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