Monday, 24 February 2014

Speakers at the BIM Conference 2 April 2014


BIM Conference @ Aviva Stadium Dublin

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 from 09:30 to 16:45 (IST)

Dublin 4, Ireland





Speaker Description Time

Conference Registration (coffee, tea, available) 8.00-9.30
Kieran Calnan Kieran Calnan Welcome
Kieran Calnan,  Chairman, BIM
9.30-9.45
Simon Coveney thumbnail Simon Coveney, TD Official Opening of Conference
Opening address by Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and The Marine, Simon Coveney, TD
9.45-10.00
Ian Smith Ian Smith  Keynote Address 
The conference keynote address will be given by Ian Smith, Chief Executive, Clearwater Foods, Canada
10.00-10.30
Joe Gill Joe Gill Snapshot of the Irish Seafood Industry- Strategy, Challenges, Opportunities
Guest Speaker Joe Gill, Director of Corporate Broking Capital Markets, Goodbody
10.30-10.50

Coffee Break 10.50-11.05
Jon Hindar Jon Hindar Conference Session on Scale
Guest Speaker Jon Hindar, Chief Executive Officer, Cermaq ASA
11-05.11.25
Rob Smith, Morrisons Conference Session on Scale
Guest Speaker Rob Smith, Morrisons
11.25-11.45
Caroline Keeling Conference Session on Scale
Guest Speaker Caroline Keeling, CEO Keelings
11-45.12.05
bim_donal_buckley Donal Buckley Scaling Panel Discussion
Chaired by Donal Buckley, Director of Business Development and Innovation Services, BIM 
12.05-12.30

Questions and Answers  12.30-12.45

Lunch & Networking
The Havelock Suite (East) 
12.45-14.00
Magnús Bjarnason Magnús Bjarnason Conference Session on Raw Material
Guest Speaker Magnús Bjarnason, Chief Executive Officer, Icelandic Group, Iceland
14.00-14.20
Martin Sullivan Martin Sullivan Conference Session on Raw Material
Guest Speaker Martin Sullivan, President  &  CEO, Ocean Choice International, Canada
14.20-14.40
Torben Foss Torben Foss Conference Session on Raw Material
Guest Speaker Torben Foss, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Seafood Industry Centre, Norway
14.40-15.00
Donal Maguire Donal Maguire Raw Material Panel Discussion
Chaired by Donal Maguire, Aquaculture Development Director, BIM
15.00-15.25

Questions and Answers  15.25-15.40

Coffee Break 15.40-15.55
Jonathan Banks Jonathan Banks Conference Session on Sustainability  
Guest Speaker Jonathan Banks, Business Consultant, UK
15.55-16.15
Aidan Cotter Aidan Cotter Conference Session on Sustainability  
Guest Speaker Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive,  Bord  Bia
16.15-16.35
Barry Deas thumbnail Barrie Deas Conference Session on Sustainability  
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
16.35-16.55
bim_michael_keating Michael Keatinge Sustainability  Panel Discussion
Chaired by Michael Keatinge, Fisheries and Training  Director, BIM
16.55-17.15

Questions and Answers  17.15-17.30

Conference Closes 17.30

Pre-dinner Drinks Reception
The 1872 Suite, The Aviva Stadium
19.30

Dinner
Hosted by BIM
20.00