Pulse 2023: National Medical Sales Conference

Date: 20/04/2023
Time: 12pm - 5pm

Location: Osprey Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare

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Outline Agenda (subject to change)

Time Event
12.00pm – 12.45pm Arrival, networking lunch and visit exhibitors
12.45pm – 1.00pm Welcome & Opening Address – speaker TBA
1.05pm – 2.00pm “From Ireland to Space”
Dr Norah Patten, Scientist-Astronaut Candidate
2.00pm – 3.30pm Workshop – speaker TBA
3.30pm – 4.00pm Networking break and visit exhibitors
4.00pm – 4.15pm MRII Examination 2023 Presentations
4.15pm – 5.00pm Final speaker – TBA

Dr. Norah Patten, Scientist-Astronaut Candidate:

Dr Norah Patten is a faculty member at the International Space University and is a citizen scientist-astronaut candidate with Project PoSSUM (Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere). An aeronautical engineering graduate from University of Limerick Norah is an award winning STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) advocate and ambassador and is a competent communicator with radio, television and public speaking experience. Norah has participated in several citizen science campaigns including microgravity research flights, spacesuit testing and evaluation and spacecraft egress

“From Ireland to Space” Hear how since the age of 11 after a family trip to NASA in Cleveland Ohio, Norah has been obsessed with space. In this talk, she will share some of her experiences of progressing the impossible dream of one day getting to space. Norah will talk about her experiences in this exciting field and some of the STEM initiatives she has created to bring Ireland along on this adventure. Experiences including spacesuit testing, spacecraft egress, microgravity flights, high-g flights, hypoxia training and more.

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Moderator: Shane Coleman, Newstalk

Shane Coleman is presenter of Newstalk Breakfast. Shane is also a columnist with the Times Ireland edition. He is a former Political Editor of the Sunday Tribune and was previously that newspaper’s Business Editor. As well as being an award winning journalist, he is the author of four books on politics.

Look back at 2019

Check our gallery page for 2019 event photos.

Check here for a video summary of the 2019 event.

Any company wishing to attend the trade exhibition that will run in conjunction with our 2023 National Conference should email here.