The Wheel Members' Update & Briefing on Sector Developments - Dublin: 7 December 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
7 Dec 2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Venue: 
Carmelite Community Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
Location: 
Dublin
Price details: 
This event is free and for members of The Wheel only, but registration is a must.
TheWheelMembers'Update7Dec

This is a special end of year update on the key sectoral issues brought to you by Ivan Cooper, The Wheel’s Director of Public Policy and our Membership Coordinator Johnny Sheehan.

This event is free and exclusive to members of The Wheel. Registration is a must. Book your place online here.
Course details: 
All members of The Wheel are invited to join us for this opportunity to find out about the big issues facing the sector and have your say on how The Wheel is responding to them.
 

Interactive Briefing Session

Join Ivan Cooper, The Wheel's Director of Public Policy for an interactive discussion on recent developments and emerging issues affecting the Irish community and voluntary sector and to weigh in with your input on how you think The Wheel should be responding to them.
 
Issues to be discussed include:
  • Growing compliance burden
  • Cost of insurance
  • Charities Regulator’s consultation on charity governance
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Charities and VAT.

Facilitators: Ivan Cooper

Ivan Cooper is Director of Public Policy with The Wheel. Ivan is charged with Ivan Cooperprogressing The Wheel's policy positions on cross-cutting issues affecting the community and voluntary sector, e.g. charity regulation, strengthening the sector, active-citizenship, standards and supports amongst others.
 
He oversees the research programme which The Wheel conducts about the profile and scope of the community and voluntary sector in Ireland and he represents The Wheel on a range of fora, national and international.
 
Johnny Sheehan is The Wheel's Membership and Regional Johnny SheehanCoordinator. The main focus of his work is to drive the development, presence and participation in The Wheel’s programmes regionally, support the work of the National Rural Network and to support member engagement in The Wheel.
 
Johnny has more than 20 years’ experience working in the development, youth work and environmental sectors. He worked with Dóchas as Project Coordinator for the European Year for Development 2015 and with the National Youth Council of Ireland as Development Education Programme Coordinator from 2004 to 2012.
 
He was chairperson of Comhlámh from 2013-2016. He has a background in Environmental Science and worked as a volunteer in Central America during the 1990s.

Feedback from previous attendees of Ivan's Sector Update events:

"Found Ivan's delivery very clear. Questions asked also very helpful." - P. Agar, NAOMI-Billings Ireland

"Very timely overview of what is required by the CRA website." - G. Murphy, Enable Ireland

"I found the the Regulators Website very interesting and informative." - P. Cooley, ONE (Organisation of National Ex-Servicemen and Women

"Yet again well presented presentation from The Wheel. Delighted that once again came away knowing more than when I came in." - C. Moloney, Vantastic

"Good opportunity for group participation and networking at the break. Sharing knowledge with similar organisations." - Garry Mc Hugh, Young Irish Film Makers


Who Should Attend: 

All members of The Wheel are encouraged to attend.

How to Register: 

Start time is 11:30am.

This event is free and exclusive to members of The Wheel. Registration is a must. Book your place online here.

Course contact details

Telephone: 
01 454 8727
Email: 
info@wheel.ie