PROGRAMME

Conference Programme

Wednesday 14 November 2018

08:00 – 17:30
Registration Open

11:00 – 13:00
EDA Food & Environment Committee meeting (*on invitation)

13:00 – 14:00
Buffet Lunch

14:00 – 18:00
EDA Food & Environment Committee Meeting (*on invitation)

14:00 – 18:00
EDA Trade & Economics Committee Meeting (*on invitation)

15:30 – 16:00
Milk & Yoghurt Break

19:00 – 22:00
EDA Board Members Dinner (*on invitation)

19:00 – 22:00
EDA Food & Environment Committee Dinner (*on invitation)

19:00 – 22:00
EDA Trade & Economics Committee Dinner (*on invitation)

Thursday 15 November 2018

08:00 – 17:30
Registration Open

09:00 – 13:00
EDA Board Meeting (EDA Board members only) – Dairy Industry Ireland Offices

09:00 – 13:00
EDA Food & Environment Committee Meeting (*on invitation)

09:00 – 13:00
EDA Trade & Economics Committee Meeting (*on invitation)

13:00 – 14:30
Buffet Lunch

13:30 – 15:00
ASSIFONTE Comite Directeur

15:00 – 16:00
ASSIFONTE General Assembly

14:00 – 15:30
EDA Workshop – Brexit & Dairy – Launched Minister Creed

15:30 – 16:00
Milk & Yoghurt Break

16:00 – 17:30
EDA Workshop – Dairy Volatility

19:30 – 22:30
Welcome Reception at the Guinness Storehouse

Friday 16 November 2018

08:00 – 17:30
Registration Open

08:30 – 10:00
EDA General Assembly

10:00 – 10:30
Milk & Yoghurt Break

10:30 – 18:00
European Dairy Platform 2018 Programme Schedule to Follow shortly

Confirmed Speakers to date include:

  • Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner (Keynote)
  • Michael Creed, Irish Minster for Agriculture
  • Hein Schumacher, CEO Friesland Campina
  • Edmond Scanlon, CEO Kerry Group
  • Jorge Boucas, DG SODIAAL
  • Robert Brzusczak, President French Dairy Industry
  • Caroline Edmond, CEO IDF
  • Tara McCarthy, CEO Bord Bia
  • Jeremy Hill, Chief Science & Technology Officer, Fonterra
  • Kasper Thormond Nielsen, Head Public Affairs, Arla
  • Mike Petersen, NZ Special Agricultural Trade Envoy
  • Fraser Tooley, Director of Business Development at Friesland Campina
  • Moderator – Rose O’Donovan (Agra Facts Editor)

*Buffet Lunch will be provided

19:30 – 24:00
Gala Dinner at Christchurch Viking Cathedral

Saturday 17 November 2018

10:00 – 13:00
Social Event

Supporting Bodies

Important Dates

Congress Dates

14th - 17th November 2018

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Opening of Registration

June 2018

End of Early Registration

28th September 2018