Pat Rabbitte, T.D.

Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, DCENR

Pat Rabbitte, was appointed Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources in March 2011

He previously served as Minister of State to the Government 1994 -1997 and as Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with responsibility for Commerce, Science and Technology.

Minister Rabbitte has served as a T.D. for the constituency of Dublin South West since he was elected to Dáil Eireann in 1989. He has served in a number of different portfolios in opposition and was Justice Spokesperson in the last Dáil. He was the Dáil’s longest serving member of the Public Accounts Committee.

He was Leader of the Labour Party from 2002 to 2007.

Talk Title:

Ministerial Address

Plenary Speakers:
Andy Ingram - JuniperBrian Boyle - HEAnetBrian Nisbet - HEAnetConal Henry - e|netDave Wilson - HEAnetDr Eoin O'Dell - TCD
Dr Mary Keeling - IBMGary Davis - Data Protection Commissioner's OfficeGary Symes - BTJohn Boland - HEAnetMichael Grimes - EricssonMichele Neylon - Blacknight Internet Solutions
Pat Rabbitte, T.D. - DCENRPeter O'Halloran - HEAnetTom Boland - The Higher Education AuthorityVivian Chambers - Pathfinder Research
Parallel A Speakers:
Dr Mark Glynn - IoTIGavin Henrick - Learning Technology ServicesJohn Curran - UCDLarry Page - NUIG
Liam McDwyer - Vulcan SolutionsSeamus Shaw - UCD
Parallel B Speakers:
Parallel C Speakers: (Workshop Area)
Aidan Carty - HEAnetBarry Foley - UCCBilly Glynn - IEDR
Conor Twomey - Telefonica O2Darren Fitzpatrick - EspionDr John Keating - An Foras Feasa
Lightning Speakers:
Alex Stuart - University of EdinburghPeter Hendrick - Airspeed Telecom