How is work changing?   

What are the new technologies, new business practices, and new jobs?       

Who will get these Jobs?

We are bringing together a number of key business leaders to share their views on how the world of work is changing, why it’s changing, and what we need to do about it. 

Gerry Kindlon is Executive Director, responsible for Employee Engagement and Functional Excellence at Seagate.  Gerry is past president of Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and currently chairperson of Derry and Strabane Council’s Economic Advisory Board. He is a council member of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce.  He was chairperson of Digital Derry and an original board member of CultureTech.  

Jennifer Mc Keever, President of the Londonderry Chamber, is a founding Director of Airporter since 1996, connecting passengers between Derry/Londonderry and the Belfast Airport. Airporter is an award winning company known for customer service and innovation and employs 30 people locally. Jennifer was part of the World Host steering group that made Derry/Londonderry the first UK World Host City in 2014 and has previously served on the North West Boards of Young Enterprise and Business in the Community.

Adrian Johnston is a Principal Engineering Manager for Seagate Technologies Analytics division. He is the current Chair of the International Fund for Ireland with responsibility for promoting reconciliation via economic and social projects across the island of Ireland. He is also a Board member of Enterprise Equity Venture Capital and the YMCA in Drumahoe with a specific focus on engaging the Youth Sector.

The Future of Skills & Work Seminar takes place in

St Brigid’s College on

Wednesday 23rd May

   7pm to 8pm,

At the seminar we aim to:

  • consider the future of work and what that means for local people, employees and businesses
  • discuss and debate how our education and skills system needs to respond.

Places are limited so to secure your place/s, please book now to secure a place. For further infomation you can contact Pat Carlin at GSAP either by email [email protected] or ring 02871358787.

Booking for this event has now closed.