IMI National Management Conference 2017 2017 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM   September 28th 2017 IMI Conference Centre Register Now


 IMI NMC 2017

Embracing Risk, Enabling Ambition

On the 28th of September 2017, the IMI’s well established National Management Conference will take place under the theme of “Embracing risk, Enabling ambition”.  The conference will provide over 250 of Ireland’s C-Suite audience with the latest insights from local and global thinkers and leaders who have driven business success in disruptive environments.

The IMI remains the leader in business management and executive education in Ireland so this year’s conference will ensure Irish business leaders can equip themselves with the necessary tools and insights to manage disruptive environments, and identify and seize all opportunities to succeed.



  • 7.45-8.45
    Registration / Breakfast
  • 8.45-8.50
    Welcome and Introduction
    Jonathan McCrea, broadcaster and founder of Whipsmart Media, Conference Moderator
  • 8.50-9.00
    IMI Opening Address
    Dr Simon Boucher

Keynote Speakers

  • Jonathan McCrea

    Jonathan McCrea is a multi-award-winning TV and radio broadcaster and founder of Whipsmart Media, a communications consultancy that helps clever people spread their clever ideas. Focused on science of dealing with media, message and and motivation, Jonathan has trained executives from some of the largest med, tech, science organisations in the world. He frequently gives talks on future technologies and the art of effective communication. With 13 years’ experience in broadcasting and journalism across TV, radio and print, Jonathan has interviewed interesting people from all walks of life from Bruce Willis to Noam Chomsky.  He is just finishing up filming on a new travel science series looking at future trends for TV3 which saw him travel to China, Chernobyl and The Galapagos. Jonathan has written on science and technology for the Irish Times and the Irish Independent and is currently writing his first book, ‘Say that Again’, The Science of Communicating with Impact.

    Twitter: @jonathan_mccrea

Registration & Fees

  • IMI Corporate Members
    • Corporate Member CEOs
    • Additional Corporate Member Senior Executives
    Register Now
  • Corporate Non Members
    • Non-Member CEOs / Senior Executives
    Register Now


We will publish slides from our speakers here following the event.

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