Save the Date! - 26th + 27th March 2021

Programme at a glance

Background

Friday 26th March 2021

19.00 – 19.15              Event Introduction and Welcome

19.15 – 20.30              Keynote Address:  Angela Hanscom

                                    “The Decline of Outdoor Play in children and the rise of Sensory Issues”

Saturday 27th March 2021

09.45 – 10.00             Welcome

10.00 – 11.00              Keynote Address:  Tim Gill

                                    “Risk Anxiety Disorder: Symptoms, treatment and prognosis”

11.00 – 11.15              Poster Presentation 1: GMIT students

11.30 – 12.00              Keynote Address: Aine Bird

                                    “Place Based Education”

12.00 – 12.30              Poster Presentation 2: GMIT students

WORKSHOPS

14.00 – 14.30              “Moving Outdoors”                 Avril Grufferty, Outdoor Explorers

14.30 – 15.00              “Pond Dipping”                        Margaret Flaherty, Ballycroy National Park

15.00 – 15.30              “Alchemy and the Outdoors” Davy Walsh, GMIT Mayo

15.30 – 16.00              “The joy of Foraging”              Martina Killian, Nature Inspires

16.00 – 16.30              “ Orienteering?!

16.30 – 17.00               Panel Discussion

19.00 – 20.00              Natural Navigation – An Interview with Tristan Gooley

20.00 – 21.00              Dark Sky Rangers – Virtual Stargazing with Terra Firma


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