Supply Chain Series Seminar (with working groups) – Cork



As part of the 2018 IEA Supply Chain Series

“Securing the Interests of Irish Exporters in the Munster Region”

Date: Friday, 28th September 2018

Venue: Radisson Hotel, Little Island


07.30    Photo Call


08:00 Registration – Breakfast – Networking


08:30 Welcome Address

Patrick Daly, IEA Supply Chain Series Chair & Managing Director, Alba Consulting Group (M.C.)


08:35      IEA Introduction

Simon McKeever, Chief Executive, Irish Exporters Association


08:40 Advisory Panel

  1. Economic: Simon Barry, Chief Economist Republic of Ireland, Ulster Bank
  2. Logistics: Declan Sinnott, Managing Director, Rhenus Logistics Ireland
  3. Customs: Carol-Ann O’Keeffe, Assistant Principal Officer, Corporate Affairs & Customs Division, Revenue
  4. Agriculture: Jane Dempsey, Assistant Principal, Brexit Unit, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine


09:40     Panel Discussion + Q & A Moderated by M.C.


10:10 A Sectoral Viewpoint – Panel Discussion with Industry Representatives Moderated by M.C.

  1. Capt. Paul O’Regan, Chief Operations Office, Port of Cork
  2. John Keohane, Managing Director, Verdeled
  3. Katherine Fitzpatrick, International Relations Manager, Cork Chamber
  4. Arun Kapil, Managing Director, Green Saffron


10:50 Seminar Wrap-up

Patrick Daly, IEA Supply Chain Series Chair & Managing Director, Alba Consulting Group


11:00 Tea/Coffee & Networking


11:30 Working Group Meetings

  1. Multimodal Moderator: Howard Knott, Logistics Consultant, Irish Exporters Association
  2. Skills & Regulatory Update – A Focus On Brexit: Fiona Luciani, Training Manager, Irish Exporters Association


13:00 Light Lunch & Networking

13:30 Event End

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