Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
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TEDxFulbrightDublin is envisioned, orchestrated, and driven by volunteer leaders. The team takes the global nature of the Fulbright program literally, as members are currently located across two continents. The event is supported by the Fulbright Commission of Ireland, the US Embassy and the Irish Research Council. Other financial support stems from public and corporate partners which seek to uphold the mission of the Fulbright program and further develop the alumni base for continuous progress.

Oibrithe deonacha a chruthaigh, a d’eagraigh agus a sheol TEDxFulbrightDublin. Is mór ag an bhfoireann an gné dhomhanda de chlár Fulbright, agus tá na baill iad féin scaipthe idir dháilchríoch. Tugann Comisiún Fulbright na hÉireann, Ambasáid na Stát Aontaithe agus an Chomhairle Éireann Um Thaighde, tacaíocht don ócáid seo. Is ó chomhpháirithe poiblí agus corparáideacha a eascraíonn an chuid eile den tacaíocht airgeadais- compháirithe iad seo a bhfuil sé i gceist acu seasamh le haidhmeanna chlár Fulbright agus cur le gréasán na n-iarscoláirí ar mhaithe le forbairt leanúnach.

Lorcan Walsh


Lorcan Walsh, Organiser and Licence Holder

Lorcan is a biomedical engineer specialising in developing and implementing technological interventions to support active and healthy ageing. He is the founder and licence holder for TEDxFulbrightDublin, and founder of the Irish Fulbright Researchers’ Mentoring Network.




Emma Loughney, Organiser

Emma is the Communication and Administration Manager with the Fulbright Commission in Ireland. She has a Master’s Degree in Cultural Policy and Arts Management from University College Dublin and has enjoyed coordinating events across many disciplines throughout her career to date.

Chris MM Gordon


Chris Gordon, MC

Chris MM Gordon is reprising the role of MC for TEDxFulbrightDublin 2016. Chris is the Director of Social Enterprise NI, the Chair of the Irish Social Enterprise Network and the Irish Export Cooperative. Chris is the country partner for the international BCorp movement and has spoken widely on the topics of doing well and doing good. Chris’ work focuses on social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, startups, cooperative development, exporting and small business in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Chris is a Social Innovation Fellow with StartingBloc, a Boston College alumnus and on the board of the Irish US Alumni Association.