Timetable

Intro Text

Time Description Speaker
8.00-9.00

Conference Registration

9.00-9.15

Conference Welcome

Kieran Calnan,  Chairman, BIM


Kieran Calnan
9.15-09.30

Official Opening of Conference

Opening address by Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and The Marine, Simon Coveney, TD


Simon Coveney, TD
09.30-09.45

Introduction to Conference Programme & Keynote Speaker 

Jason Whooley, Chief Executive, Bord iascaigh Mhara (BIM)


Jason Whooley
09.45-10.15

Conference Keynote Address

The conference keynote address will be given by Ian Smith, Chief Executive, Clearwater Foods, Canada


Ian Smith
10.15-10.35

Snapshot of the Irish Seafood Industry

Guest Speaker Joe Gill, Director of Corporate Broking Capital Markets, Goodbody


Joe Gill

Conference Session on Scale

10.35-10.45

Scale Session Introduction

Chaired by Donal Buckley, Director of Business Development and Innovation Services, BIM 


Donal Buckley
10.45-11-05

Guest Speaker Jon Hindar, Chief Executive Officer, Cermaq ASA


Jon Hindar
11.05-11.20

Coffee Break

11.20-11.40

Guest Speaker Alistair Gray, Managing Director Renaissance & Co.


Alistair Gray
11-40.12.00

Guest Speaker Caroline Keeling, CEO Keelings


Caroline Keeling
12.00-12.20

Scale Panel Discussion

12.20-12.35

Scale Question and Answer Session

12.35-13.50

Lunch & Networking

Conference Session on Raw Material

13.50-14.00

Raw Material Session Introduction

Chaired by Donal Maguire, Aquaculture Development Director, BIM

 


Donal Maguire
14.00-14.20

Guest Speaker Martin Sullivan, President  &  CEO, Ocean Choice International, Canada


Martin Sullivan
14.20-14.40

Guest Speaker Magnús Bjarnason, Chief Executive Officer, Icelandic Group, Iceland


Magnús Bjarnason
14.40-15.00

Guest Speaker Torben Foss, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Seafood Industry Centre, Norway


Torben Foss
15.00-15.20

Raw Material Panel Discussion

15.20-15.35

Raw Material Question and Answer Session

15.35-15.55

Coffee Break

Conference Session on Sustainability 

15.55-16.05

Introduction to Session on Sustainability

Chaired by Michael Keatinge, Fisheries and Training  Director, BIM


Michael Keatinge
16.05-16.25

Guest Speaker Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive,  Bord  Bia


Aidan Cotter
16.25-16.45

Guest Speaker Jonathan Banks, Business Consultant, UK


Jonathan Banks
16.45-17.05

Guest Speaker Barrie Deas Chief Executive of the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, the representative body for fishermen in England, Wales and Northern Ireland


Barrie Deas
17.05-17.25

Sustainability Panel Discussion

17.25-17.45

Sustainability Question and Answer Session 

17.45-17.55

Conference Closes

Jason Whooley, Chief Executive, Bord iascaigh Mhara (BIM)

Conference Evening Programme

19.30

Drinks Reception

The 1872 Suite, The Aviva Stadium

20.00

Dinner