ASPIRE with Abbott
in association with Science Week 2021
Abbott, in association with Science Foundation Ireland and Science Week 2021, are excited to bring you ASPIRE with Abbott
ASPIRE is an innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) showcase. It will provide you with the opportunity to connect with some fascinating experts.
The theme of Science Week 2021 is ‘ Creating our Future’. At ASPIRE with Abbott, you will be inspired by stories of how STEM education creates a world of exciting choices for your life and career.
In addition to a stellar line-up of speakers, you can spend time in the virtual exhibition hall. Here you can visit a host of well renowned STEM organisations and download fascinating resources.
ASPIRE with Abbott takes place on November 11 th at 10am . The live conference will run from 10am to 3pm and include a host of well-known personalities and inspiring STEM advocates including, Dr Niamh Shaw, Easkey Britton, Ray Langan, our very own Abbott employees and many more.
The event will then remain on demand for up to 30 days.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Students: ASPIRE with Abbott will help you make decide what subjects to choose in school or what career path to follow.
Parents: ASPIRE with Abbott will help you support your child as they navigate their education and career choices.
Teachers : ASPIRE with Abbott will help you stay connected to the latest trends and provide plenty of STEM education resources that can immediately be transferred to your own lesson plans.
If you are interested in learning more about STEM careers, then Aspire with Abbott is an event not to be missed.
Abbott: Creating the Future of Health
Choosing Our Future
Welcome & Overview
Abbott along with our esteemed host and moderator, Dr Niamh Shaw and Dr Ruth Freeman, Director for Science in Society, Science Foundation Ireland, will welcome attendees to this year’s Aspire with Abbott event and discuss the many ways attendees can use the
Creating our future
Emer O’Neill from Science Foundation Ireland will introduce this year’s theme for Science Week 2021 - Creating Our Future: A national conversation about research in Ireland, and explain how we can all get involved.
Future of STEM
We are delighted to welcome to the virtual stage, Alan O’Sullivan and Cormac Harris, this years winners of BT Young Scientist (and Europe Prize) to share their stories and discuss their views on the Future of STEM
A world of opportunity
Abbott’s PDP (Professional Development Programme) programme is one of the most competitive and rewarding graduate programmes in Ireland. Hear from Ciaran Egan, Niamh Savage and Kieran Burns who join us from three different time zones to discuss their fascinating global adventures in STEM.
A diverse journey through STEM
Thinking about pursuing a career in STEM and a little unsure about where it might take you? Join Eimear, Aleksandra, Tinashe and Miceal as they discuss their diverse journeys and careers in STEM. You might be surprised just how broad a career in STEM can be!
Rayse the game with Ray Langan
Our second keynote of the day is Ray Langan, creator of RAYSE THE GAME. The No 1 Motivational Study Skills Programme in Irish Secondary Schools. Ray is a High-Performance Study Skills Coach, Gen Z Edutainer and qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist (IACP) specialising in teen anxiety. Ray will be presenting a session focusing on Parents and Teachers and how they can help their child/student.
Niamh will be joining our all female panel to discuss Understanding STEM. Niamh will join Ruth Freeman (SFI), Catherine Cross (NPC) and Jackie Gorman (Midland Science) to help you get a greater understand of what STEM is about, helping to remove the fear around STEM careers.
Frequently Asked Questions
The exhibition hall will remain on demand for a period of 30 days and attendees will be able to add content to their swag bag during this time.
Please note, registration can also be done at any time once the event opens on 11th November 2021