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25 Jun, 2020 < 1 min read

FAC to Present at the ‘Smart Regions Enabling Vibrant Regional Economies through Digitalisation’


Future Analytics Consulting’s Managing Director, Professor William Hynes, is to present  at  the ‘Smart Regions Enabling vibrant regional economies through digitalisation‘ Webinar, part of the IVI Webinar series on Smart Regions, organised by the Innovation Value Institute. The IVI Webinar series aims to bring together thought leaders from the world of academia, business and public sector to address key challenges in the areas of innovation, technology management and technology adoption. In 2020, the webinar series will replace the IVI annual summit which has taken place since 2007 in Maynooth University and has attracted speakers and attendees from across the globe.

Other speakers will include Beatrice Heneghan, Head of Information Systems & Innovation at Mayo County Council and Mícheál Ó hÉanaigh, Chief Executive Officer of Údarás na Gaeltachta.

During his presentation, Prof. William Hynes will talk about Smart Villages/Rural Areas – Enabling Vibrant Rural Economies Through Digitalisation and will be focusing on the importance of villages and rural areas in terms of social, economic and sustainable growth, looking at recent trends, implications and barriers to success of villages and rural areas, considering the emergence of ‘Smart Villages’, its definition and principles, and ongoing European and Irish initiatives.

Future Analytics Consulting Ltd is a leading town planning, socio-economic research and data analytics consultancy, specializing in delivering evidence-based solutions across multiple sectors. To find out how we can help you and your business, please contact us on 01-6394836 or at info@futureanalytics.ie



FAC is a leading Chartered Town Planning, Development and Socio-economic Analytics Consultancy based in Dublin with an extensive project portfolio throughout Ireland. FAC has extensive experience in town and village renewal, town and village health checks, and settlement profiling.