Your Move

Your Move
Our Nation’s Sons by Joe Caslin for Waterford Walls. Photo Tony Quilty


Your Move


 Your Move! 


Culture, Development and Regeneration in Smaller Cities and Rural Towns

How do we build a sustainable approach? Your Move

A round table discussion led by Three Sisters – Candidate for European Capital of Culture – 2020

Friday 17th June 2016,  9:30 – 17:00

3rd Floor, WIT School of Architecture, The Granary, Hanover Street, Waterford City

What is it about?

The event is designed to seek responses to issues around sustainable culture-led development and regeneration in rural and semi-rural areas outside of a metropolitan core. It will address issues including: How to develop new approaches to innovative culture-led regeneration, inclusion, economic and social development.

Who is it for?

This event is aimed at practitioners, policy-makers, cultural service providers and those committed to sustainable rural development and regeneration in non-metropolitan areas.


9.30 Registration Arrival, Tea/Coffee
10.00 Welcome – Michael Quinn, Bid Director Three Sisters 2020
Dr Richard Hayes, Miriam Fitzpatrick, Sharon O’Brien of Waterford Institute of Technology will chair
10.15  Place as Stage Short project descriptions followed by round table Q&A and discussion
What Happened When Our Shipyards Closed. Boris Meggiorin, SAMOA, Nantes, France
Callin’ Callan – Community-led regeneration in rural Co Kilkenny. Rosie Lynch, Callan Workhouse Union
Centre Stage – Big Stories – Joe Caslin, Artist.
Engaged Architecture – Community and Collaboration. Ailbhe Murphy, Create Ireland.
11.15 Coffee/Tea and Open Discussion
12:00 Shared Opportunities = Shared Growth
Creativity Generates Business. Suzana Menezes, Head of Division of Culture and Tourism, SÃO JOÃO DA MADEIRA, PORTUGAL
Taking Over the Streets and Our Imagination. Rosie Hervey, Studio Weave, London
Renaissance – From Waterford to Sienna and Back Again. Helena Fitzgerald, Architect, SE Ireland
12.45  Discussion
13:15  Lunch – provided by artisan food producers from Three Sisters region
14:30 Stage Notes
What Happened at The World Town Agreement summit in Edinburgh yesterday? Diarmaid Lawlor
Better Places – How? Alison Harvey, Heritage Council
15:00 Your Move
Better Together – 2020 and beyond
16:15 It’s a Wrap! Followed by locally produced craft beer, tea/coffee and nibbles

For further information on our guest speakers click on the link below

 bios_Your Move_ regeneration workshop 17 June 2016


 take a look at this great video to see some of our guest speakers at your move

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