10:00:     Introduction and Welcome:

  • Danny McCoy, CEO, Ibec
  • Angela McGowan, Regional Director, CBI NI

Restoration of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement Institutions and supporting all-island business:

Chair: Fergal O'Brien, Executive Director Lobbying and Influence, Ibec

  • Émer DeaneAssistant Secretary, Department of the Taoiseach
  • Ian Snowden, Permanent Secretary, Department of the Economy


Coffee Break and Delegate Networking

A new Macro Economic Model for the all island economy:

Chair: Fergal O'Brien, Executive Director Lobbying and Influence, Ibec

  • Overview on value add of macro modelling: Danny McCoy, CEO, Ibec
  • How the model works: Dr. Adele Bergin, Associate Research Professor, Esri


Opportunities for all-island business:

Overview: Angela McGowan, Regional Director CBI NI

  • Overview on All-island Investment: Gareth Hagan, CEO, OCO Global
  • Our all-island investment experience: Graeme Thomspon, CFOWeev
  • Shared Energy Futures: Jim Dollard, Executive Director Generation and Trading, ESB
  • Benefits of an All-island Labour Market: Denise Collins, Human Resource Director, Norbrook
  • Promoting all-island technology strengths: Una Fitzpatrick, Director, Technology Ireland


Concluding Remarks

  • Michael D’Arcy, Programme Lead, Ibec/CBI NI Joint Business Council

13:00:     Networking lunch

Start Date June 13, 2024
Time 10:00 - 14:00
Duration 4 hours
Delegate Price Free
Location Ballymascanlon Hotel, Dundalk
Type Conference and Summit
Contact lynne.hackett@ibec.ie