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The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) held a conference on 31 January 2020 entitled ‘Infrastructure Investment in an Era of Uncertainty’. 

The conference considered important topics including governance of public investment, leading national and international practice in infrastructure delivery and the challenge of construction sector productivity and performance.  Professor Bent Flyvbjerg of Oxford University was one of the keynote speakers. A comprehensive précis of the event, slides for referenceand some selected images from the day can be viewed here.               

A key takeaway from the conference was a clear desire to create a network to continue this important dialogue. DPER has been working with colleagues across a number of government departments to advance this objective and ACEI continues to be involved in these discussions as a member of the Construction Sector Group.

Also available on the link above is the Project Ireland 2040: Annual Report. This highlights achievements to date under the plan as well as looking forward to what is still to come.