Northern Ireland Member Discussion

Northern Ireland Member Discussion Northern Ireland Member Discussion
event

28 January 2021

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17:00 - 18:00

place

Online

Northern Ireland Member Discussion on Rapid Testing in the Workplace

Join senior executives from Northern Ireland to discuss the implementation of rapid testing in the workplace.

Angela McGowan, CBI Northern Ireland Director will be joined by Norbrook, the Public Health Agency, as well as academics and staff from Queen’s University Belfast. 

During the event we will discuss experiences of implementing the asymptomatic testing process using lateral flow devices (providing results within one hour of testing) to enable employees to safely return to work.

 The discussion will focus on:
  • An overview of the testing process, detailing the mechanics of a lateral flow device
  • The process of planning for, implementing and scaling up the testing process in both Queen’s University and Norbrook
  • Up-to-date guidance and information from the Public Health Agency.

Agenda:

Welcome and Introduction

  • Angela McGowan, CBI Northern Ireland Director

An Overview of ‘Testing’ and 'What is a Lateral Flow Device'

  • Professor Stuart Elborn, Pro Vice Chancellor of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

The Planning, Training, Implementation and Scaling Up of Rapid Testing at Queen’s University

  • Damien Toner, Head of Estates, Queen’s University Belfast

The Implementation of Rapid Testing in a Manufacturing Setting

  • Denise Collins, Human Resource Director, Norbrook Laboratories

Guidance and Information on Set Up and Supplies

  • Brid Farrell, Assistant Director of Service Development, Safety and Quality, Public Health Agency

Audience Q&A


YOU'LL PARTICULARLY BENEFIT FROM THIS EVENT IF YOU ARE A:

  • Business Leader / CEO / COO
  • Strategy VP / Director
  • Chief of People
  • Head of HR
  • HR Director

Get in touch

Karen Hoey

Karen Hoey

Events Manager - Northern Ireland