Sustainability in Irish Food Processing
is not a requirement, but a necessity!

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Itinerary for your DayFuture in Food Ireland

Session 1: Leadership in Sustainability, CSR & The Environment
9.00am - Ministerial Opening
9.20am - Martin Hofler - Bord Bia
9.40am - Michael Hannigan - C&C Group
10.00am - Cathal Kelly - Rye River Brewing
10.20am - Deirdre Ryan - Lidl Ireland & NI
10.45am - Refreshment Break

Session 2: Global Leadership & Operational Excellence
11.15am - Tommy Morrissey - Oakpark Foods
11.35am - Eamonn Redmond - Lily O'Brien's Chocolates
12.00am - Panel Discussion: Lean Management in Irish Food Processing
- Ian O'Toole - Mondelez
- Tommy Morrissey - Oakpark Foods
- Dr.Richard Keegan - Enterprise Ireland
- Eamonn Redmond - Lily O'Brien's Chocolates

Session 3: Brexit - An Opportunity, Not An Export Barrier!
2.00pm - Edwina Hughes - Sodexo UK & Ireland
2.25pm - David Carson - Deloitte
2.45pm - Tara McCarthy - Bord Bia.
3.10pm - Panel Discussion: Brexit & Beyond?
- Simon McKeever - CEO - Irish Exporters Ass.
- Paul Kelly - Director - IBEC
- Tara McCarthy - Bord Bia.
- David Carson - Partner - Deloitte
3.45pm - Summary & Event Close

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Conor Molloy

Authentic Energy
Event Chairman

David Carson

Partner - Forensic

Tara McCarthy

Bord Bia

Edwina Hughes

 Sodexo UK & Ireland
Corp. Responsibility Dir.

Simon McKeever

 Irish Exporters Association

Michael Hannigan

C&C Group  Bulmers
Eng. manager

Cathal Kelly

Rye River Brewing Plant Manager

Deirdre Ryan

Lidl Ireland
Head of CSR

Eamonn Redmond

Lily O'Brien's Operations Manager

Paul Kelly

Food Drink Ireland (IBEC)


Tommy Morrissey

Operations Manager
Oakpark Foods

Ian O’Toole

Global Engineering Man.
Mondelez International

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“This event provides a great forum for sharing experiences between companies deeply engaged in driving sustainable practices across eir business. It also provides some great opportunities for networking and encouraging future collaboration around common issues.”

-Padraig Brennan - Bord Bia

“The future in food conference provided me with useful ideas and even potential solution providers in the area of sustainable business grow . I’m glad I was able to attend and would recommend it to any food business with hopes of exporting eir brand efficiently.”

-JP Houlihane - Murphy’s Ice Cream

Congratulations on an excellent event. The overall organisation of the event was excellent and I also found all of the presentations very informative. It was a great chance to networks and to benchmark our energy management programme versus our peers.

-Peter Moran - Site Services, Abbvie Ireland

“I met two people at the event that we can address some issues with and we are currently dealing with , one minor but one quite significant. The second one mentioned have already visited the site and we are scoping out a project at the moment.”

-Jim Leahy - Site Engineering Services & EHSE&S Manager, Abbvie (Ballytivnan)

“I felt it was a very good event with lots of technical and practical advice for those embarking on or in the process of ISO27001 certification. I wish I had attended a similar event before we started our project as it would have saved me lots of time.”

-Stephen McCormack - Maxol Limited

“ISO27001 Ireland 2016 was a very worth while event with engaging speakers and topics.
It gave insight, perspective and shared challenges. It is well worth taking time out of the office to attend. Often such conferences can have a slump in the afternoon. This one did not.
BTW: Another plus. The presentations were available ultra-quick as everyone marches on to the next thing’ Looking forward to the next one..”

-Michael Whelan - BT Ireland