About this event
Please note the earlier start time of 3pm
Ibec will host a 1-hour event to explore the future challenges for manufacturing and the relationship between US and Irish manufacturing. Guest speaker at this event is Ken Monahan, VP of International Economic Affairs, US National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
Ken will provide an overview on the outlook and priorities for US manufacturing – he will address the Biden administration’s supply chain executive order/reviews and share his perspectives on the trade policy outlook.
The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion of Ibec members who will discuss the challenges and opportunities for manufacturing in Ireland, the manufacturing environment after Covid and their views of EU/ USA trade relations. Panellists include:-
- Liam Kelly - Chairman, President and CEO, Telefex
- Rachel O’Connor, Managing Director at GPG, the company behind Colourtrend, Curator & Sustain Paints
- Barry Morrissey, VP UK/Ireland Cartamundi Group