RDS - Dublin, October 10th, 11th, 12th 2017
A Life Changing Day for Generation Z
Early Bird Offer - 30% Off!
What is Zeminar?
Zeminar is a new social enterprise created to bring all those invested in the development and well-being of young people in Ireland to one place. Zeminar is an event for Generation Z, particularly those aged between 15 and 20, and their parents, teachers, mentors and coaches. Zeminar is facilitating the introduction of young people to some of the best and most innovative organisations on this island. Throughout the event there will be workshops, influential speakers, essential resources and fun activities. Attendees will leave the event with new knowledge to help them live happier, safer, and more fulfilling lives.
2017 Speakers ...so far
Anna is a presenter, sports contributor, motivational speaker and writer. She is a former All Ireland winning Camogie captain and former Cork Rose (2014). She has won over 20 All Ireland medals during her illustrious sporting career.
What I have Learned from Vulnerable and Homeless People
Sr. Stan is a well know social campaigner and founder of a number of voluntary organisations including Focus Ireland, the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI), Young Social Innovators (YSI) and the Sanctuary.
Dr Harry Barry
Panic Attacks and Social Anxiety
Harry is an experienced medical doctor who has worked as a senior GP within the Irish Health System for over thirty-five years. He has a long-standing interest around mental health especially the management of anxiety and depression.
Do One Thing - Do Something
Colm O'Rourke is a United Nations Youth Delegate for Ireland. Colm overcome his childhood fear of public speaking and now speaks at events around the world. Colm is passionate about youth empowerment and strongly believes that young people should get involved with shaping society.
Why Every Teenager Needs a Business
17 year old entrepreneur and co-founder of Examlearn.ie. Currently trying to revolutionise the study process for Irish students.
Making it in Media and Creating your Dream Life
A journalist, YouTube content creator and LGBTQ rights activist. The 26-year-old Dublin native has worked with BBC, RTÉ, MTV, Spin 1038 & 98FM. Since going viral in 2015, his channel has amassed over 27 million views!
Being a Teen Author
Eilís Barrett took the media by storm last year, when at just 16 years old, she released her debut YA novel, Oasis, to critical acclaim. The sequel, Genesis, will be out later this year.
Paddy is a Snapchat star born with Cerebral Palsy. He shares his life online in a no holds barred way, which allows people access to see how, whilst having a disability isn’t ideal, you can still have fun with it and own what you are.
How Real Talks Changed my Life
Alan O’Mara is the author of the best-selling memoir ‘The Best Is Yet To Come, the founder of Real Talks and an U21 Ulster Champion with Cavan GAA
My Ambitious Story
17 Year Old Rugby Coach from Dublin. Joe has spent time with some of the worlds best high performance organisations, including Leinster Rugby and London Irish Rugby. Joe is mentored by various professionals such as Graham Henry, Mike Ruddock and Clive Woodward.
You're Never to Young to Follow Your Dreams
Shaun is the co-founder of Luxury Apparel which is a small clothing company based in Newbridge, Kildare. Some may call him an entrepreneur or a CEO but he is just chasing a dream.
Putting a Spring in Your Step
Salesman, Businessman, Entrepreneur, Moviemaker and one of the most Famous Faces on the Northside of Dublin.
Sarah Jane Gordon
Snapchatting my Anxiety Story
Sarah Jane Gordon is an advocate for mental health awareness and she has recently started using Snapchat as a platform to shift the stigma associated with anxiety; her aim is to mentor, support and be the light for others.
Wellbeing in School
John, a teacher and now guidance counsellor in the Patrician Secondary School, is also the author of Ways to Wellbeing, a resilience and wellbeing programme for senior secondary level students.
David, a former athlete himself is now National Director for Throws at Athletics Ireland. He has coached athletes to Olympic Games level is coach to the successful Irish Paralympic team. He lectures extensively on coach education with Athletics Ireland.
People Before Profit
Gino Kenny is a People Before Profit TD for Dublin Mid-West. He lives in Clondalkin and is a lifelong socialist political activist.
There are 8 mini Zeminar's for attendees to explore. These hubs will offer attendees the opportunity to gain information on everything from exam preparation to stress management, mental health to healthy life choices, CAO selection to a career show and tell space, informative talks to class bonding and everything else in between. All exhibitors will bring something experiential to the event, giving attendees the chance to practice new skills, try out new things and meet professionals within different spaces.
Motivational and inspirational speakers sharing their stories. Our talks will be recorded and shared on social media throughout the year to maximize exposure and impact.
The Teachers' Lounge
A lounge space for teachers to network and relax. Refreshments will be served throughout the day on the balcony of Hall 1.
A place where attendees can learn to look after their mind, body and soul. Exhibitors will be providing life changing information and will make use of large workshop spaces.
C.E.O Boss It!
This hub will provide attendees essential information on career choices, exam preparation and the opportunities that are available to them. Our "A Day in the Life" series will have speakers from a variety of professions and trades sharing details on their typical day.
The Spin Social Scene
An area reserved for attendees to reflect on the event, meet others students from around the country, and simply have fun.
National clubs and associations showcasing their organisation, all in the aim of increasing participation in their sport/hobby but also promoting the additional services they have.
Youth Org United
A space for the many youth organisation in the country to come and exhibit, their mandate, to increase participation and get attendees involved.
Science, technology, and exhibitor space for broadening horizons and captivating one's imagination.
The RDS Main Arena,
10 Merrion Rd,