9:30 am - 11:00 am

A Cross-Atlantic Conversation

A Cross-Atlantic Conversation: Roundtable with US Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon and Irish Senator Malcolm Byrne 

Villanova University’s Center for Irish Studies and the Irish American Business Chamber & Network are proud to host a meet and greet and roundtable conversation on US-Ireland relations with Irish Chamber member, US Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (PA 5), and Irish Senator Malcolm Byrne.

Rep Scanlon, an active member of the Friends of Ireland Caucus, will host Senator Byrne during his visit to the Philadelphia region. County Wexford Senator Byrne has served in Seanad Eireann as Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science since April 2020.

9.30 am – Registration, continental breakfast, networking
10.00 am – Welcome Remarks; Roundtable Conversation
11.00 am – Conclusion of formal program

Dougherty East Lounge in Dougherty Hall
Villanova University
800 E. Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085

Directions & Parking
Parking is available in the M-2 garage or I-1 garage. Click HERE for a campus map. Click HERE for driving directions.

Dress Code

Business attire/Business casual

There is no charge to attend, but we do ask for registration in advance. Please email to reserve your place.
Please register by Thursday, September 15th.

Email Alanna Barry at or call/text 215-772-3101.

Health & Safety
Our goal is to ensure that all members and guests feel safe and comfortable at each and every Irish Chamber event. To that end, the Chamber will comply with federal, state and municipal Covid guidelines which are in effect at the location and the time of each event that we host.