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Food Wise Conference Programme

Added 17.11.17                                     

Challenge - Ambition - Opportunity

   Dublin, Monday 04 December 2017                     Croke Park, Hogan Suite          

07.30                                                                 Conference registration & coffee


Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine

Moderator: Áine Lawlor
08.40 Global Markets Insights

Joe Glauber, Senior Research Fellow IFPRI

Tara McCarthy, CEO, Bord Bia

Edmund Scanlon, CEO, Kerry Group

John Horgan, Managing Director, Kepak Group*
09.30 Taoiseach's address

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD

Introduced by Andrew Doyle TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
09.50 Policy Drivers

Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

Carmel Cahill, Deputy Director, Trade and Agriculture, OECD*

Brendan Gleeson, Assistant Secretary General, DAFM

Joe Healy, President, Irish Farmers Association

John Comer, President, ICMSA

10.50                                                               Coffee and networking break
11.20 Environmental Sustainability and Agri-Food

Pierre Bascou, Director, DG AGRI
Bill Callanan, Chief Inspector, DAFM

Laura Burke, Director General, Environmental Protection Agency*

Gerry Boyle, Director, Teagasc

Kevin Lane, CEO, Ornua*

Aoibheann O’Brien, CEO, Food Cloud
12.30                                                               Lunch
13.40 Food Wise: Impact in a new era

John Moloney, Chair of the Food Wise committee*

Caroline Keeling, Group Managing Director, Keelings Ltd*

Alan Jagoe, former President, Macra and CEJA*

Aidan O’Driscoll, Secretary General, DAFM
15.00 Closing address Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine
15.15                                                                Coffee and networking opportunity 

 * Member of the Food Wise committee, 2015