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CAROL Lynne Parente, Executive Producer of Sesame Street, will be the key note speaker at the Atlantic Conference 2012 on March 29 next in Tullamore.

CAROL Lynne Parente, Executive Producer of Sesame Street, will be the key note speaker at the Atlantic Conference 2012 on March 29 next in Tullamore.

Running since 2008, the conference has become a key date in the calendar of those involved in education and enterprise with an interest in science and technology education.Speakers from LEGO, Audi Sport, Dublin City of Science and the Manchester Museum of Science & Industry will also address the conference.

As Executive Producer of Sesame Street, Carol-Lynn Parente is responsible for overseeing production for Sesame Workshop’s landmark television programme and serves as a creative guide to keep the programme fresh and exciting.

In 2011, Parente won her eleventh Emmy for Sesame Street in the Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series category and has helped the programme achieve the Guinness World Record for Most Emmys by a Television Series with 138 wins.

Jackie Gorman, CEO of Atlantic Corridor commented, “We are delighted with how this conference has grown and developed and for 2012. We have a really unique mix of speakers. They include the Managing Director of LEGO, the Producer of Sesame Street and the Chief Racing Engineer for Audi Sports Leena Gade, whose car won Le Mans just a few months ago. We are pleased to continue to work with our sponsor Ericsson and the winners of the Ericsson National Primary Science Competition will also be announced at this conference.”

Michael Gallagher, Managing Director of Ericsson in Ireland remarked, “In Ericsson we’re very pleased to continue our support for the Conference and for the National Science Competition. For us in the technology sector generally, the 2012 Conference is an excellent opportunity to increase awareness and enthusiasm about the work we do and the careers we offer.”

The Atlantic Conference takes place on March 29, 2012 in Tullamore and early bookings are now possible by contacting info@atlanticcorridor.ie or booking online at www.eventelephant.com/atlanticconference2012