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New York-New Belfast Conference

June 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Civic leaders from New York and Belfast will gather in the Big Apple  at an annual conference hailed for transforming transatlantic relations.

As the premier annual meeting place of influencers from both cities, the New York-New Belfast conference has earned a reputation as the launch pad for some of the most ambitious projects connecting the US and the North of Ireland.

The event will open with a welcome reception and a Belfast Shebeen featuring Geraldine Hughes, Larry Kirwan and John Kearns,  at the American Irish Historical Society on Fifth Avenue on the evening of Thursday, 15 June and move the following day to Pier A, Harbour House, at the tip of Manhattan, where discussions on a range of issues, including tourism development and Brexit will take place.

Conference speakers include John Lahey, President, Quinnipiac University, Prof Rafaela Folli, Provost, Ulster University, Giancarlo De Vice, President, Unosquare, Partland, Oregon and Michael Sorkin.

For our full program, further information and to register for this year’s event click here or contact Connla call +44 28 90 611916

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June 15, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


American Irish Historical Society
991 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028 United States
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The American Irish Historical Society
The American Irish Historical Society is a cultural institution featuring a library and archive, public arts programming, and events space.
991 Fifth Avenue
New York
United States

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