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Event: Conference: Managing Price Volatility in the Irish Dairy Sector


Monday, 03 September 2012

Conference: Managing Price Volatility in the Irish Dairy Sector


Venue
Room T135
Tourism & Hospitality Building

CIT is located on Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown which is on the western side of Cork City. Parking will be available on site.
Please click here for driving directions.
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Pictured at CIT for a conference on price volatility in the Irish dairy sector (L - R) Dr Hugh McGlynn, Head of School of Science and Informatics, CIT; Bertie O'Leary, Chairman, ICOS; Brendan Gleeson, Dept. of Agriculture; Dr Barry O'Connor,  Registrar & Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr Brendan Murphy, President, CIT;  Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine; Seamus O'Donoghue, Chief Executive, ICOS; Niamh Kelly, Kerry Group; and Professer Andrew Novalovic, Cornell University, USA.
Photo Pascal Ungerer

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Conference Programme

10:00    Welcome
Dr Brendan J. Murphy (President of CIT)

10:10    Opening Remarks

Simon Coveney T.D. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

10:30    Session 1 – Challenges
Dairy Markets Volatility – Introduction and Overview

Dr Declan O’Connor (CIT)

EU Agricultural Policy and Volatility – CAP reform an opportunity?
Speaker to be confirmed

The US experience: What lessons can we learn?
Prof. Andrew Novakovic (Cornell University)

12:30    Lunch

13:45    Session 2 - Perspectives
A financial industry perspective on dairy market price volatility
Charlie Hyland (INTL FC Stone Inc .)

A food industry perspective on dairy market price volatility
David Zaslavsky (Mead Johnson Nutrition, USA)

An Irish milk processor’s perspective on dairy market price volatility
Speaker to be confirmed

15:15    Coffee break

15:30    Session 3 - Solutions?

Round table discussion

16:15    Closing Remarks
Prof. Gerry Boyle (Teagasc)

16:30 Close


 

 

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