SEFS Alumni News Winter 2019

Food Finance Summit 2020: Financing the Food Chain

18 Dec 2019
Launching the inaugural UCC Food Finance Summit, from left to right: Joe Gill, Goodbody Stockbrokers; Minister Michael Creed; Professor Thia Hennessy, CUBS; and Jim Corbett, UCC Food Institute.

The Food Institute UCC, in partnership with Cork University Business School and Goodbody Stockbrokers, is proud to present the inaugural UCC Food Finance Summit 2020, to be held in Cork on 28 May 2020.

This summit is designed to connect industry leaders and financiers from the global food sector, who will meet to discuss key themes concerning the future of the food industry. The core objective of this unique gathering is to identify and debate the sources and uses of financial capital in advancing the global food and agribusiness sectors.

University College Cork, Ireland’s leading food university has created this summit to facilitate debate about potential opportunities and challenges across the food chain while providing valuable networking opportunities in food and finance. Speakers will include Edmond Scanlon, Chief Executive of the Kerry Group; Siobhán Talbot, Group Managing Director and Executive Director of Glanbia; and Patrick Coveney, Chief Executive Officer, Greencore Group.

For further information, please contact infofoodinstitute@ucc.ie

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