ATU hosts Human Resource Management (HRM) and Leadership event “Leading and Managing People in a Changing Landscape” (Fri 8 March 2024)

Thursday, March 07, 2024 Press Office
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Atlantic Technological University (ATU) is hosting an event for Human Resource (HR) managers titled “Leading and Managing People in a Changing Landscape,” at its Mayo campus on Friday 8 March 2024. The event brings together experienced Human Resource practitioners from a range of public and private organisations in the region for a panel discussion on themes such as skills shortages, managing and leading a diverse work force and sustainability.  

Keynote speaker Neale Richmond, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with special responsibility for Employment Affairs will be joined by a panel of speakers comprising Martin Cosgrove, Senior HR Manager, Baxter Healthcare SA; Sandra Mongon, HR Director Europe & Asia, Charles Rivers Microbial Solutions; Carmel Keane , HR Manager, Fort Wayne Metals; Ciara Compton, HR Manager, and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development; Siofra Kilcullen, Senior Executive Officer, Human Resources and Training, Mayo County Council; and Mary Boyd, Chief Executive Officer, Western Care Association.

Michael Gill, Head of Department of Organisational Development, ATU Mayo says it promises to be a lively and engaging session.  Minister Richmond will outline the national strategies and how regional enterprises’ alignment with these will enable successful outcomes.
Our staff, students and guests look forward to hearing our panellists and thank them and Minister Richmond for taking part in this event on Friday.”

The event is organised by ATU HR and Leadership students and staff in the Mayo Campus. The campus has been delivering Human Resource Management programmes for over 20 years including the new Master of Science in Applied Leadership & Management in Health, Social Care or Public Sector. For more information see:
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management 
Master of Science in Applied Leadership and Management in the Public Sector 

The free event is open to the public. It will run from 1.30pm to 5pm on Friday 8 March, ATU Mayo.  For further information please email Caroline Clarke, ATU Mayo lecturer  or register on

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Regina Daly, Atlantic TU Communications 
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