Preliminary Programme

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
12.00 - 13.00 Registration and lunch
12.45 - 13.00 Welcome
Speaker: Tara Mc Carthy, CEO, Bord Bia
13.00 - 13.45 Retailing and Private Label in Ireland
Speaker: David Berry, Country Manager, Kantar Worldpanel
13.45 - 14.00 Store Tour Briefing
14.00 - 18.00 Visits to major retailers in Dublin
18.30 - 19.30 Cocktail Reception
Thursday, 22 February 2018
09.00 - 09.30 Introduction
Speaker: Brian Sharoff, President, PLMA
09.30 - 10.15 Industry in Transition: What is happening to retailing?
Speaker: Michael Jary, Partner, OC&C Strategy Consultants
10.15 - 11.00 Industry in Transition: What is happening to private label manufacturers?
Speaker: Judith Kolenburg, Research Director, PLMA
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 12.30 Finding Answers, Finding Solutions
Panel Moderator: Edgar Elzerman, Retail Consultant, ECI
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.15 Meet Alexa and Siri, Voices from your Future
Speaker: Julien Miniconi, Director, Wavestone
14.15 - 15.00 New Product Trends
Speaker: David Jago, Director of Innovation & Insight, Mintel
15.30 Shuttle to Dublin Airport