Wednesday 26 October 2016

Business Seminar: Agriculture in a Digital Age

Published 16/09/2016 | 16:39

Ulster Bank are pleased to invite you to a business seminar on Agriculture in a Digital Age in partnership with the Irish Independent.

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Across all agricultural commodities, digital technologies and analytics are transforming modern production systems, supply chains and business models. This has the potential to make farmers and agribusiness’ operations more insight driven and efficient which could help to improve financial performance and boost yield.

Hear about the challenges and opportunities facing Irish businesses including: first-hand experience of a local hi-tech farm, policy issues and supports for SMEs from industry experts, all set against a very interesting economic backdrop.

Event Details

Date: Wendesday 5th October

Time: 7:30am - 10:30 am

Location: Kilkenny River Court Hotel, The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny


Event Schedule

7.30 Registration – Breakfast – Networking

08.00 Welcome: Maura O’Keefe, Senior Manager, Ulster Bank

08.05 Opening address: Dearbhail McDonald, Group Business Editor, Independent News & Media

08.10 Fergal O’Brien, Director of Policy, IBEC

08.30 Dr. Frank O’Mara, Director of Research, Teagasc

08.50 Kevin Nolan, Nolan Farming

09.10 Pat Ryan, Senior Farm Development Manager, Glanbia

09.30 Panel discussion and Q&A

09.50 Closing address

09.55 Tea/Coffee & Networking

10.30 Event End


This event is open to anyone with an interest in the agri-sector. Please feel free to invite those whom you would think would find the event of value. Note that spaces are limited, so make sure you register below:


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